Tinsu Pan

Prof. Tinsu Pan
Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA



1991    Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Michigan, USA
1985    M.S., Electrical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, China

1983    B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, China

Publications (selected)
  1. Gould KL, Pan T. Reply:attenuation correction for stress and rest PET 82Rb myocardial perfusion images. J Nuc Med 48:1913-1914, 2007.
  2. Mawlawi O, Kappadath SC, Pan T, Rohren E, Macapinlac H.A. Factors affecting quantification in PET/CT imaging. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 4(1):34-45, 2/2008.
  3. Gould KL, Pan T, Loghin C, Johnson NP, Sdringola S. Reducing radiation dose in rest-stress cardiac PET/CT by single poststress cine CT for attenuation correction: quantitative validation. J Nucl Med 49(5):738-45, 5/2008.
  4. Beddar AS, Briere TM, Balter P, Pan T, Tolani N, Ng C, Szklaruk J, Krishnan S. 4D-CT imaging with synchronized intravenous contrast injection to improve delineation of liver tumors for treatment planning. Radiother Oncol 87(3):445-8, 6/2008.
  5. Chi PC, Mawlawi O, Luo D, Liao Z, Macapinlac HA, Pan T. Effects of respiration-averaged computed tomography on positron emission tomography/computed tomography quantification and its potential impact on gross tumor volume delineation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(3):890-9, 7/2008.
  6. Riegel AC, Ahmad M, Sun X, Pan T. Dose calculation with respiration-averaged CT processed from cine CT without a respiratory surrogate. Med Phys 35(12):5738-5747, 2008.
  7. Chi PM, Mawlawi O, Luo D, Liao Z, Macapinlac H, Pan T. Effect of respiration-averaged CT on PET/CT quantification and its potential impact on ross tumor volume delineation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:890-899, 2008.
  8. Chang G, |Pan T, Clark JW, Mawlawi O. Optimization of super-resolution processing using incomplete image sets in PET imaging. Med Phys 35(12):5748-5757, 2008.
  9. Pan T, Mawlawi O. PET/CT in radiation oncology. Med Phys (*Cover Illustration) 35(11):4955-4966, 2008.
  10. Bergner F, BerkusT, Oelhafen M, Kunz P, Pan T. Autoadaptic phase-correlated (AAPC) reconstruction for 4D CBCT. Med Phys 36(12):5695-5706, 2009.
  11. Riegel AC, Chang JY, Vedam SS, Johnson V, Chi PM, Pan T. Cine computed tomography without a respiratory surrogate in planning of stereotactic radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(2):433-441, 2009.
  12. Chang G, Pan T, Qiao F, Clark JW. Comparison between two super-resolution implementations in PET imaging. Medical Physics 36(4):1370-1383, 2009.
  13. Dey J, Pan T. Semi-automatic segmentation of non-contrast-enhanced 4D-CT cardiac datasets with application to respiratory motion estimation. IEEE Trans Nuc Si 56(6):3662-3671, 2009.
  14. Bergner F, Berkus T, Oelhafen M, Kunz P, Pan T, Grimmer R, Ritschl L, Kachelriess M. An investigation of 4D cone-beam CT algorithms for slowly rotating scanners. Med Phys 37(9):5044-53, 2010.
  15. Tonkopi E, Chi PC, Mawlawi O, Riegel AC, Rohren EM, Macapinlac HA, Pan T. Average CT in PET studies of colorectal cancer paients with metastasis in the liver and esophageal cancer patients. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(1):217-228, 2010.
  16. Chang G, Chang T, Pan T, Clark JW, Mawlawi O. Implementation of an automated respiratory amplitude gating technique for PET/CT: clinical evaluation. J Nuc Med 51(1):16-24, 2010.
  17. Chang G, Chang T, Pan T, Clark JW, Mawlawi O. Joint correction of respiratory motion artifact and partial volume effect in lung/thoracic PET/CT imaging. Med Phys 37(12):6221-32, 2010.
  18. Johnson NP, Pan T and Gould KL. Shifted helical computed tomography to optimize cardiac positron emission tomography-computed tomography coregistration: quantitative improvement and limitations. Molecular Imaging 9(5):256-67, 2010.
  19. Maurer J, Pan T, Yin FF. Slow gantry rotation acquisition technique for on-board four-dimensional digital tomosynthesis. Med Phys 37(2):921-33, 2010.
  20. Rigel AC, Bucci MK, Mawlawi O, Johnson V, Ahmad M, Sun X, Luo D, Chandler AG, Pan T. Target definition of moving lung tumors in positron emission tomography: correlation of optimal activity concentration thresholds with object size, motion extent, and source-to-background ratio. Med Phys 37(4):1742-1752, 2010.
  21. Zamora DA, Riegel AC, Sun X, Balter P, Starkschall G, Mawlawi O, Pan T. Thoracic target volume delineation using various maximum-intensity-projection computed tomography image sets for radiotherapy treatment planning. Med Phys 37(11):5811-20, 2010.
  22. Wang, X, Pan T, Pinnin C, Zhang SX, Salehpour M, Sun TL, Gladish G, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Woodward W, Hoffman KE, Buchholz TA, Yu TK. Cardiac motion during deep-inspiration breath-hold: implications for breast cancer radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2011. e-Pub 3/2011.
  23. Fayad H, Pan T, Clement JF, Visvikis D. Correlation of respiratory motion between external patient surface and internal anatomical landmarks. Med Phys 38(6):3157-64, 2011.
  24. Perlin EC, Tian M, Marini FC, Guilherme VS, Zheng Y, Baimbridge F, Quan X, Fernandes MR, Young D, Paolilo V, Mukhopadhyay U, Borne AT, Uthamanthil R, Brammer D, Jackson J, Decker WK, Najjr AM, Thomas MW, Volgin A, Rabinovich B, Soghomonyan S, Jeong HJ, Rios JM, Steiner D, Robinson S, Mawlawi O, Pan T, Stafoord J, Kundra V, Li C, Alauddin MM, Willerson JT, Shpall E, Geolvani JG. Imaging long-term fate of intramyocardially implanted mesenchymal stem cells in a porcine myocardial infarction mode. PloS ONE 6(9):1-13, 2011.
  25. Tian Z, Jia X, Kehong Y, Pan T, Jiang SB. Low-dose CT reconstruction via edge-preserving total variation regularization. Phys Med Biol 56(18):5949-67, 2011.
  26. Zaidi H, Pan T. Recent advances in hybrid imaging for radiation therapy planning: the cutting edge. PET Clinics 6(2):207-226, 2011.
  27. Ahmad M, Balter P, Pan T. Four-dimensional volume-of-interest reconstruction for cone-beam computed tomography-guided radiation therapy. Med Phys 38(10): 2011.

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