Other Post Graduate Training
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005)
Graduate School
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005), Nuclear Engineering/radiological Sciences
Medical School
Harvard Medical School (2009)
Mount Auburn Hospital (2010), Internal Medicine
Clinical Research Fellowship
Cornell/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2013), Clinical Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2013), Radiation Oncology
Chief Resident
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2014), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Brachytherapy
  • Charged-particle therapy
  • Image analysis and outcomes modeling
  • Image-guided and navigational interventional technology
  • Interventions for Toxicity Reduction
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Ocular tumors
  • Oligometastatic disease
  • Primary and metastatic lesions of the spine
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Natural History of 'Second' Biochemical Failure Following Salvage Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: A Multi-Institution Study.
Tumati V, Jackson WC, Abugharib AE, Raj G, Roehrborn C, Lotan Y, Courtney K, Bagrodia A, Gahan JC, Zumsteg ZS, Folkert MR, Laine AM, Hannan R, Spratt DE, Desai NB BJU Int. 2017 Jun
Reduced toxicity with equivalent outcomes using three-dimensional volumetric (3DV) image-based versus nonvolumetric point-based (NV) brachytherapy in a cervical cancer population.
Thomas KM, Maquilan G, Stojadinovic S, Medin P, Folkert MR, Albuquerque K Brachytherapy 2017 Jun
Adjuvant External Radiation Impacts Outcome of Pelvis-limited Stage III Endometrial Carcinoma: A Multi-institutional Study.
Albuquerque K, Folkert M, Mayadev J, Christie A, Liotta MR, Nagel C, Sevak P, Harkenrider MM, Lea JS, Hanna RK, Small WC, Miller DS, Xie XJ, Potkul RK, Elshaikh MA Am. J. Clin. Oncol. 2017 Feb
Anatomic Patterns of Recurrence Following Biochemical Relapse after Post-Prostatectomy Salvage Radiation Therapy: A Multi-Institutional Study.
Jackson WC, Desai N, Abugharib AE, Tumati V, Dess RT, Lee JY, Zhao SG, Soliman M, Folkert M, Laine A, Hannan R, Zumsteg ZS, Sandler H, Hamstra DA, Montgomery JS, Miller DC, Kozminski MA, Hollenbeck BK, Hearn JW, Palapattu G, Tomlins SA, Mehra R, Morgan TM, Feng FY, Spratt DE BJU Int. 2017 Jan
Local Hypothermia as a Radioprotector of the Rectal Wall During Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
Hrycushko BA, Chopra R, Sayre JW, Richardson JA, Folkert MR, Timmerman RD, Medin PM Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2017 Jan
Clinical and PET Parameters as Prognostic Factors for Patients with Cervical Carcinoma: Clinical Implications of a Predictive Model Generated by a Support Vector Machine.
Maquilan G, Thomas K, Zhou Z, Wang J, Folkert MR, Albuquerque KV Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2016 Oct 96 2S S51
Predicting Distant Failure in Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Using Multiobjective Radiomics Model.
Zhou Z, Folkert MR, Iyengar P, Zhang Y, Westover KD, Wang J Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2016 Oct 96 2S S193-S194
Safety Analysis From a Prospective Registry Study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Aggressive Management of Late-Stage Disease.
Maquilan G, Westover KD, Wardak Z, Timmerman RD, Hannan R, Iyengar P, Schwartz DL, Meyer JJ, Abdulrahman RE, Folkert MR, Laine AM, Desai NB, Albuquerque KV, Choy H, Ahn C, Rahimi AS Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2016 Oct 96 2S E527
Radiation Therapy for Palliation of Osseous Metastasis From Primary Liver Malignancy.
Lau SK, Singal AG, Yopp A, Meyer JJ, Hall D, Folkert MR Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2016 Oct 96 2S E515
Omitting Radiation From Adjuvant Management of Stage III Endometrial Cancer Is Associated With Reduced Survival: An Analysis From The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB).
Wang CJ, Christie A, Folkert MR, Xie XJ, Albuquerque KV Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2016 Oct 96 2S E288


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma. In Target Volume Delineation for Conformal and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

Romesser P.B., Folkert M.R., Goodman K.A. (2015). Switzerland, Springer International Publishing

Honors & Awards

  • 2016-2017 ARRO Educator of the Year Award
  • 2014 American Brachytherapy Society Resident Travel Grant Award
  • 2013 ASTRO Resident Clinical /Basic Science Research Award (Physics)
  • ASCO Pain and Symptom Management (Merit) Award
  • “Best of ASTRO” Presentation Recognition
  • New York Roentgen Society “Best of ASTRO 2011” Award, CNS
  • MIT Karl Taylor Compton Prize

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Radium Society (2016)
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) (2014)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2012)
  • American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) (2011)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2010)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2005)