FULL CURRICULUM VITAE

DR. SANDRA VERMEULEN

EDUCATION

 

Loma Linda University, School of Medicine
Loma Linda, California, M.D. (www.llu.edu/llumc)

 

La Sierra College & Loma Linda University | Riverside, California
Graduated with honors, B.A. (www.sierracollege.edu & www.llu.edu)

INTERNSHIP & RESIDENCY

 

Resident, Radiation Medicine | Loma Linda University Medical Center

Loma Linda, California (www.llu.edu/lluhc)

Internship, Internal Medicine | Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, California (www.llu.edu/llumc/internal)

 

 

CURRENT POSITION

 

Executive Director,  Swedish Radiosurgery Center (Gamma Knife/CyberKnife)
Seattle, Washington | 2010 - Present

 

Radiation Oncologist, Swedish Cancer Institute
Seattle, Washington (www.swedish.org) | 
1993 – Present

Medical Director of the Seattle Space Exploration Medical Initiative (SeSEMI)

SeSEMI partnered with the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute, the Institute for Systems Biology and Seattle Science Foundation to maximize wellness of space travelers | 6/2017 - Present

 

Medical Advisor, Brain Treatment Center/Newport Beach Research Laboratory

from 10/2016-present

 

PAST ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

Accuray Exchange in Radiation Oncology (AERO) | Board Member 

2014-2017

 

Board Member, Accuray exchange in radiation oncology (AERO)

from 2011- 12/2016

Radiation Oncologist/ Swedish Cancer Institute – Northwest Hospital and Gamma Knife Center
Seattle, Washington | 
1993 – 2010

 

Seattle Cyberknife, Co-Director
Seattle, Washington | 
2006 – 2010

 

Board Member, International Stereotactic Radiosurgical Society

(www.isrsy.org) | 2004 – 2006

 

Radiation Oncology Director – Northwest Hospital
Seattle, Washington (www.nwhospital.org) | 
2004 – 2006

 

Radiation Oncologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington (www.vmmc.org) | 
1987 – 1992

 

Associate Professor, Radiation Medicine | Loma Linda University
Medical Center | Loma Linda, California (www.llu.edu) | 
1987

 

Chief Resident/Instructor, Therapeutic Radiology Loma Linda University Medical Center

Loma Linda, California (www.llu.edu/llumc) | 1986 – 1987

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

 

American Board of Radiology | Therapeutic

(www.theabr.org) | June, 1987

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

 

California State 

(www.ca.gov) | 1986 to Present

 

Washington State 

(www.wa.gov) | 1984 to Present

 

CURRENT MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS

 

Swedish Hospital and Medical Center 

(www.swedish.org) Cherry Hill, First Hill, Edmonds, Issaquah | 1992 – Present

 

Highline Community Hospital 

(www.hchnet.org) | 1992 – Present

 

Valley General Hospital 

(www.valleygeneral.com) | 2000 – Present

 

PAST AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES

 

Instructor for Accuray Training course on Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with the Cyberknife System

Accuray Headquarters, Sunnyvale CA February | 20, 2011

Principle Investigator (PI) for the Cyberknife Breast Protocol
Title: Phase II Study of Accelerated Partial Breast Robotic Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Early Breast Cancer | 
2010

 

Instructor: Quarterly Cyberknife Trainning

Course/Accuray Headquaters, Sunnyvale CA | 2010

 

Seattle Cyberknife,

Co-Director | 2006 – 2010

 

Breast Protocal Development Subcommittee

Cyberknife Society | Chairperson | 01/08 – Present

 

International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS)
Board Member (www.isrsy.org/) | 
2004 – 2006

 

Seattle Neuroscience Institute

Swedish Hospital | Member | Seattle, Washington (www.swedish.org) | 1998 – Present

 

Swedish Hospital Breast Center | Member
Seattle, Washington (www.swedish.org) | 
1998 – Present

 

RTOG | Swedish Hospital
Principal Investigator (www.rtog.org) | 
1997 – 2002

 

Northwest Tumor Institute | Director
Seattle, Washington (Renamed: www.swedish.org) | 
1996 – 1998

 

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Board Member | Seattle, Washington (www.komen.org) | 
1995 – 1996

 

Seattle Breast Center | Member Multidisciplinary Team
Seattle, Washington (www.nwhospital.org/services/cancer_sbc.asp) | 
1995 – 2010

 

The Deke Slayton Center for Brain Cancer Studies
Medical Director | Seattle, Washington | 
1995 – 1998

 

Gamma Knife

(www.elekta.com) | 1993 – Present

 

Cyberknife 

(www.Cyberknife.com) | 2006 – Present

 

Virginia Mason Medical Center
General Tumor Board Chairperson (www.virginiamason.org) | 
1992 – 1993

 

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Personnel Committee (www.virginiamason.org
1991 – 1992

 

American Cancer Society | Masked Ball Planning
Committee (Fundraising) | Seattle, Washington (www.cancer.org
1990 – 1993

 

American Cancer Society | Medical Vice President Seattle Unit
Seattle, Washington (www.cancer.org
1989 – 1993

 

HONORS

“Top Docs for Women’s Health – 150 of the Best Physicians for Women’s Health” 

Seattle Magazine (www.seattlemag.com9/2003, 9/2006

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Chemobrain

(Swedish Hospital/BTC-NBRL)

                                                                       

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Autism

(Swedish Hospital/Children’s Hospital – Univ. of Wa/BTC-NBRL)

 

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of PTSD

(Swedish Hospital/ VAH – Univ. of Wa/BTC-NBRL/BASI)

 

Transcranial magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Depression

(Swedish Hospital/BTC-NBRL)

 

Radiation Gene Study

(SRC/ISB/BASI)

 

BioSphere II

(Unvi of Arizona/BASI)

 

Accepted for oral presentation at ASTRO 2017

Presentation #: 14
Abstract Title: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer using a Robotic Linear Accelerator
Presenter: Jonathan Andrew Haas
Author Block: Jonathan Andrew Haas, Sandra Vermeulen
Scientific Session Title: Breast 1 - General Outcomes and Toxicity
Session Date/Time: September 24, 1:15PM-2:45PM

Cyberknife, Intra-cranial & Extra-cranial (Body)

Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) / Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) | 2006 – Present

 

Cyberknife Radiosurgery

The Treatment of Early Breast Cancer | Study Chair and Principal Investigator | 2005 – 2011

 

Breast Brachytherapy

1998 – 2000

 

Radiation Therapy for Macular Degeneration

Seattle, Washington 1995 – 1998

 

T-Cell Therapy of Androgen Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Using Dendritic Cells and Multiple Prostate Antigens Seattle, Washington 
1995 – 1998

 

Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Gene From Human
Glioblastoma Multiforme Tumor Tissue | Seattle, Washington 
1993 – 1998

 

Functional Radiosurgery (Tremors and Trigeminal Neuralgia) Using the Leksell Gamma Knife
Seattle, Washington 1993 – Present

 

Primary Breast Cancer Therapy: Quality and Cost Outcome Comparisons in Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy
Co-investigator | Virginia Mason Medical Center | Seattle, Washington (www.virginiamason.org
1989 – 1990

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Accepted future speaking engagements at the 19th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting

“Panel Debate: Radiosurgery & Targeted/Immunotherapy – How do we Proceed?” | “The Future of Radiosurgery”

Dubai | 3/2018

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenomas: What Dose, What Modality

Swedish Medical Center Pituitary Symposium | October, 2016

Gamma Knife Thalamotomy for Essential Tremor | Clinical Trial Update

Annual International Leksel Gamma Knife Symposium  | Amsterdam | May, 2016

Single Fraction versus Multi-fraction Radisourgery for Acoustic Neuromas Gamma Knife Symposium

New York | 5/2014

 

Radiosurgery Treatment of Secreting and Non-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas Swedish Medical Cente

Cherry Hill Seattle | 4/2014

 

Using the Accuray Cyberknife to Delivery Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation in Patients with Early Breast Cancer
Robotic Radiosurgery Symposium | Chicago Il,6/2011

 

American Radium Society – Accuray sponsored lecture

Las Vegas, Nevada | 5/2012

 

First European Conference on SRS/SBRT and IG-IMRT

Milano, Italy | 2/2013

 

Radiosurgery Options for Patients with Ear and Skull Base DiseaseJapan Lab 2011, 2012, 2013

Seattle WA | 2011-2013

 

Breast Cancer Awareness and Outreach: A Multi-regional Project Organizer: U.S. Department of State
Swedish Medical Center / Cherry Hill Campus | 10/2011

 

Cyberknife for Partial Breast Irradiation in the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer 

The Sixteenth Annual Oncology Symposium on Multimodailty Treatment of Breast Cancer

St. Mary’s of Michigan | Saginaw, Michigan | 11/20/2010

 

Is Gamma Knife the Best Radiosurgery Platform for Benign Tumors of the Cervical Spine?

Multimodal Treatment of Spinal Tumors | Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, Washington | 2/25/2011

 

Cyberknife an Alternative to Surgery in the Fight against Cancer?

Young Professional Organization Alumni (YPOA) | 5/8/08

 

Cyberknife, a New Treatment Option: The Inoperable made Operable

Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Society (PSONS) Symposium | 3/14/08

 

The Leksell Gamma Knife | ACCC (Association of Community Cancer Centers)

Dallas, Texas | 10/2007

 

Cyberknife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Early and Advanced (Oligo Metastases) 

Swedish Cancer Institute, Annual Oncology Symposium 2007 | Seattle, Washington | 4/2007

 

Sex, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll: Vitality in the Second Half of Life 

Young Professional Organization (YPO) | Seattle, Washington | 4/2007

 

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia: Results and Complication of Dose Escalation Trial

13th International Meeting Leksell Gamma Knife | Seoul, Korea | 10/2006

 

Working Together: How to Build a Radiosurgical Center and Partnership

American College of Surgery | Chicago, Illinois | 06/2006

 

A phase II trial of Partial Breast Irradiation using the CyberKnife in the treatment of Early Staged Breast Cancer 

Protocol Developemnt Committee, CyberKnife User’s Meeting | CarlsBad, California | 1/2006

 

Late Effects of Radiation Therapy 

National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference  Las Vegas, Nevada | 2/2004

 

An Overview of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery 

American Brain Tumor Association | Seattle, Washington | 10/1/2004

 

Late Effects of Radiation 

American Brain Tumor Association Seattle, Washington | 10/2/2004

 

Gamma Knife Treatment of Acoustic Neuromas
Seattle Acoustic Neuroma Group (SANG) | 
6/2004

 

Radiosurgery as the Primary Treatment of Brain Metastases
Inauguration of the Lille Gamma Knife Center | France 
5/2004

 

Radiosurgery as the Primary Treatment of Brain Metastases

Gamma Knife Inauguration | Lille, France 5/2004

 

The Evolution of Partial Breast Irradiation in the Treatment of Early Stage Invasive Breast Cancer

National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference Las Vegas, Nevada | 2/2004

 

Mammosite, Innovations in Early Breast Cancer Treatment
San Francisco and Las Vegas | 
2004

 

Breast Cancer Special regarding Mammosite 

KOMO TV | 10/27/2003

 

Prolonged Corticosteroid use observed in the treatment of Brain metastases with Accelerator Based Stereotactic Radiosurgery compared to Gamma Knife Radiosurgery | Eleventh International Meeting Leksell Gamma Knife | Prague, Czech Republic | 5/2002

 

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenomas: Long Term Follow-up Efficacy, Safety and Pituitary Function

Eleventh International Meeting Leksell Gamma Knife | Prague, Czech Republic | 5/2002

 

Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Acoustic Neuromas

Seattle Acoustic Neuromas Group | 10/1999

 

Treatment Innovations: Looking Forward in the Fight against Cancer
Swedish Cancer Survivors Day Celebration | Seattle, Washington | 
6/1999

 

A Comparison of Single Fraction Radiosurgery Tumor Control and Toxicity in the Treatment of Basal and Nonbasal Meningiomas
Ninth International Meeting Leksell Gamma Knife | Hong Kong, China | 
11/1998

 

A Comparison of Single Fraction Radiosurgery Tumor Control and Toxicity in the Treatment of Basal and Nonbasal Meningiomas
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology | Phoenix, AZ | 
10/1998

 

Stereotactic Radiosurgery Toxicity in the Treatment of Intracanalicular Acoustic Neuroma

The Seattle’s Northwest Gamma Knife Experience | Annual International Gamma Knife Symposium | Marseille, France | 6/1997

 

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

KIRO News Radio | 11/1996

 

Brain Cancer Update

KIRO News Radio | 11/1996

 

The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Cancer, Community
Education, Northwest Hospital, Seattle, Washington | 
Spring 1994; 10/1996

 

The Role for Whole Brain Fractionated Irradiation in the Treatment of Brain Metastasis

Annual International Gamma Knife Symposium | Lana’i, Hawaii | 11/1995

 

The Leksell Gamma Knife

Washington Association for Medical Transcription | 9/1994

 

The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Early Breast Cancer

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington | 7/1994

 

Moderator for the Physics Session, 6th Annual International Gamma Knife
Symposium, Kyoto, Japan | 
5/1994

 

The Radiobiology of Gamma Knife Dose Prescription
Western Neurosurgical Society Meeting | Lanai, Hawaii | 
10/1993

 

Breast Cancer Update, KIRO TV News

Seattle, Washington | 10/1992

 

Dose Considerations in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Seattle, Washington | 1992
 

1st Annual Gamma Knife Symposium at Northwest Hospital Credentialing Conference

Seattle, Washington | 9/1992

 

The 7 Warning Signs of Cancer

Community Education | Evergreen Community Hospital | American Cancer Society | Kirkland, Washington | 2/1992

 

The Role of Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Meningiomas Radiosurgery Update

Virginia Mason Medical Center | Seattle, Washington | 11/1991

 

The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Esophageal Carcinomas

25th Annual Cancer Conference | Virginia Mason Medical Center | American Cancer Society | Seattle, Washington | 10/1990

 

Breast Cancer Update 

Community Education | Evergreen Community Hospital | American Cancer Society | Kirkland, Washington | 5/1990

 

Prostate Update

Medical Staff Conference | Evergreen Community Hospital | American Cancer Society | Kirkland, Washington | 2/1990

PUBLICATIONS

 

Vermeulen, S. S., Giap, H., Cotrutz, C., Douglas, R., Morris, A.(2015). Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: A Practical Guide for the Delivery of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation. In Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (pp. 293-314). London: Springer-Verlag

Vermeulen S, Haas JA. Cyberknife stereotactic body radiotherapy and Cyberknife accelerated partial breast irradiation for the treatment of early breast cancer. Translational Cancer Research, Vol 3, No 4, August 2014, pages 295-302

 

Vermeulen S, Kim Esther. The stereotactic raiosurgical treatment of common benign tumors: pituitary adenomas, vestibular schwannoma and meningiomas. Translational Cancer Research 2014 August;3(4):391-398.

 

Kim EF, Vermeulen S, Li FF, Newell DW. A review of cerebral arteriovenous malformation and treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery. Translational Cancer Research 2014 August;3(4):399-410.

 

Patel U, Patel A, Cobb C, Benkers T, Vermeulen S. The management of brain necrosis as result of SRS treatment for intra-cranial tumors. Translational Cancer Research 2014 August;3(4):373-382

Young RF, LI F, Vermeulen S, Clayton DA, et al. Gamma knife pallidotomy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease: long term results, clinical study. Translational Cancer Research 2014 August;3(4):342-350.

Young RF, Hesselgesser RD, Ahn E, Vermeulen S, Li F, Lee J. Bilateral Gamma Knife Thalamotomy for treatment of axial tremor. Translational Cancer Research. Accepted for publication in the 2014 December issue.

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: A Practical Guide for the Delivery of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation,Sandra Vermeulen, M.D., Huan Giap, M.D. PhD, Cristian Cotrutz, et al, Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: A Practical Guide (book chapter), 2012

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: Using the CyberKnife as the Radiation Delivery Platform in the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer, Sandra Vermeulen, M.D., Cristian Cotrutz, PhD, Astrid Morris, M.D. et al, Frontiers in Radiation Oncology 11/2011; 1:43

Young RF, Li F, Vermeulen SS, Meier R. Gamma Knife thalamotomy for the treatment of essential tremor:long-term results. J Neurosurg 122:1311-1317, 2010

Mayberg  M, Vermeulen S: Advances in Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the treatment of Pituitary Adenomas”. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, August 2007 Aug;14(4):296-300

Peter D. Grimm, DO*, John Blasko, MD+, Haakon Ragde, MD#, John Sylvester, MD*, William Cavanagh+, Robert Meier, MD*, Sandra Vermeulen, MD*, Paul Stull, MD, James Downey, MD* Alan Tesler, MD, David Hoak, MD: Transperineal Ultrasound Guided I-125/Pd 103 Brachytherapy in the Management of Localized Prostate Cancer: Update of the Clinical Experience at Eight Years

Colman H, Berkey BA, Maor MH, Groves, Schultz CJ, Vermeulen S, Nelson DF, Mehta MP, Yung WK: Radiation Oncology Group> Phase II Radiation Therapy Oncology Group trial of converntioanl radiation therapy followed by treatment with recombinant interferon-beta for supra-tentorial glioblastoma: results of RTOG 9710. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology, Ohysic. (3); 818-24 , 2006 Nov 1.

Jones D, Taylor E, Travaglini J, Vermeulen S: A non-contacting intraoperative electron cone apparatus. Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys, 16:1643-1647.

Jones D, Chistopherson D, Hafermann MD, Rieke JR, Travaglini J, Vermeulen S: Experience with a technique for fractionated radiosurgery. (Abstract) Proceedings of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys, 1190; 19 (Suppl 1): 134.

Rieke JW, Jones D, Hafermann MD, Vermeulen S, Hughes G, Davies T: The design and construction of individualized perineal templates for combined brachytherapy and hyperthermia. Endocurietherapy/Hyperthermia Oncology, 1989, 5:241-242.

Jones D, Christopherson DS, Washington JT, Hafermann MD, Rieke JW, Vermeulen S, Travaglini J, Taylor E, Taylor W: Practical 3-D radiotherapy planning of brain tumors. Med Dosimetry, 1991; 16:243-249.

Jones D, Christopherson MS, Washington JT, Hafermann MD, Rieke JW, Travaglini J, Vermeulen S: A frameless method for stereotactic radiotherapy. Brit J of Rad, April 1992.

Young RF, Jacques DS, Rand RW, Copcutt BC, Vermeulen S, Posewitz A: Technique of stereotactic medial thalamotomy with the Leksell Gamma Knife for treatment of chronic pain. Neurol Res 1995, 17:59-65.

Young RF, Jacques DS, Rand RW, Copcutt BC, Vermeulen S, Posewitz AE: Medial thalamotomy with the Leksell Gamma Knife for treatment of chronic pain, Advances in Radiosurgery, Acta Neurochirurgica, Supplement 1994;62:105-110.

Young RF, Jacques DS, Rand RW, Copcutt BC, Vermeulen S, Posewitz AE: Technique of stereotactic medical thalamotomy with the Leksell Gamma Knife for treatment of chronic pain, Neurological Research 1995;17:59-65.

Young RF, Jacques DS, Rand RW, Copcutt BC, Vermeulen S, Posewitz AE: Gamma Knife thalamotomy for the treatment of persistent pain, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 1995;64:172-181.

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Posewitz AE, Jacques DB, Rand RW, Duma CM, Copcutt BC, Henderson J, Bolles GE, Breese RE, Johnson SD, Pribil SG,: Abstract. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases, Sterotact Funct Neurosurg 1995; 64:92-93

 

Young RF, Jacques DS, Duma C, Rand RW, Henderson J., , Vermeulen S, Grimm P, Blasko J, Posewitz AE, Copcutt B, Bolles GE, Breeze RE, Pribil SG, Winston K, Johnson SD: Gamma Knife radiosurgery for treatment of multiple brain metastases: A comparison of patients with single versus multiple lesions, Radiosurgery,1996; 92-101.

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Posewitz AE, Grimm P, Blasko J, Jacques DB, Rand RW, Copcutt B: Functional neurosurgery with the Leksell Gamma Knife, Radiosurgery, 1996;218-228.

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Grimm P, Posewitz A: Electrophysiological traget localization is not required for the treatment of functional disorders, Sterotact Funct Neurosurg 1996; 66 Suppl 1:320-328

Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, Flickinger JC, Young RF, Vermeulen S, Duma CM, Jacques DB, Rand RW, Regis J, Peragut JC, Epstein MH, Lindquist C: Stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: A multi-institution study using the Gamma Unit, Journal of Neurosurgery, 1996;84:94-945.

Larson DA, Gutin PH, McDermott M, Lamborn K, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Flickinger JC, Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, Hudgins WR, Friehs GM, Haselsberger K, Leber K, Pendl G, Chung SS, Coffey RJ, Dinapoli R, Shaw EG, Vermeulen S, Young RF, Hirato M, Inoue HK, Ohye C, Shibazaki T: Gamma Knife for glioma: selection factors and survival. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1996;36:1045-1053.

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Grimm P, Blasko J, Posewitz A: Gamma Knife radiosurgery for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, Neurology, 1997;48:608-614.

Sehgal A, Keener C, Boyton AL, Young R, Vermeulen S, Yonemura K, Kohler EP, Murphy GP: Characterization of C4-2 as a tumor suppressor gene in human brain tumors, Journal of Surgical Oncology,1997;64:102-108.

Sehgal A, Keener C, Boynton AL, Young RF, Vermeulen S, Yonemura K, Kohler Ep, Murphy GP: Isolation and Characterization of Novel Gen From Human Glioiblastoma Multiforme Tumor Tissue, Int. J. Cancer 1997 May 16; 71(4):565-572

Sehgal A, Ricks S, Keener C, Boyton AL, Young RF, Vermeulen S, Yonemura K, Kohler EP, Aldape HC, Simrell CR, Murphy GP: Cloning, sequence and developmental expression analysis of C4-2, a potential brain tumor-suppressor gene. Journal of Surgical Oncology,1997;65:249-25.

Vermeulen S, Whole brain radiotherapy in the treatment of metastatic brain tumors. Seminars in Surgical Oncology, 1998;14:64-69.

 

Vermeulen S Young R, Posewitz A, Grimm P, Blasko J, Kohler E, Raisis J, Stereotactic radiosurgery toxicity in the treatment of intracanalicular acoustic neuromas: The Seattle’s Northwest Gamma Knife Experience, Stereotact and Functional 1998; 70 (Suppl 1) :80-87

Sehgal A, Boyton AL, Young RF, Vermeulen S, Yonemura KS, Kohler EP, Aldape HC, Simrell CR, Murphy GP, Application of the differential hybridization of atlas human expression arrays technique in the identification of differentially expressed genes in human giobastoma multiforme tumor tissue. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 1998; 67-234-241

Sehgal A, Boyton AL, Young RF, Vermeulen S, Yonemura KS, Kohler EP, Aldape HC, Simrell CR, Murphy GP: Cell adhesion molecule Nr-CAM is over-expressed in human brain tumors. Int J Cancer 1998 May 18; 76(4):451-458

Young R, Shumway-Cook A, Vermeulen S, Grimm P, Blasko J, Posewitz A, Burkhart W, Goiney R. Gamma Knife radiosurgery as a lesioning technique in movement disorder surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery, 1999;89: 183-193

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Posewitz A: Gamma Knife radiosurgery for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 1998; 70 (Suppl 1):192-1998

Young RF, Vermeulen S, Posewitz, Shumway-Cook A: Pallidotomy with the Gamma Knife: A positive experience, Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 1998; 70 (Suppl 1):80-87

Vermeulen S, Young R, Li F, Meier R, Raisis J, Klein S, Kohler E: A comparison of single fraction radiosurgery tumor control and toxicity in the treatment of basal and nonbasal meningiomas. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 1999; 72 (Suppl 1): 60-66

 

Huang M, Vermeulen S: Clinical perspectives regarding patients with internal auditory canal or cerebellopontine angel lesions: surgical and radiation Oncology perspectives. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT, and MRI Vol 24, No 3 (June), 2003: pp 124-132

 

Gamma Knife radiosurgery for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: idiopathic and tumor related.R F Young, S S Vermeulen, P Grimm, J Blasko, A PosewitzNeurology 04/1997; 48(3):608-14.

Isolation and characterization of a novel gene from human glioblastoma multiforme tumor tissue.

A Sehgal, C Keener, A L Boynton, R F Young, S S Vermeulen, K S Yonemura, E P Kohler, H C Aldape, C R Simrell, G P MurphyInternational Journal of Cancer 06/1997; 71(4):565-72.

Cloning, sequence, and developmental expression analysis of C4-2, a potential brain tumor-suppressor gene. A Sehgal, S Ricks, C Keener, A L Boynton, R F Young, S S Vermeulen, K S Yonemura, E P Kohler, H C Aldape, C R Simrell, G P MurphyJournal of Surgical Oncology 09/1997; 65(4):249-57.

Application of the differential hybridization of Atlas Human expression arrays technique in the identification of differentially expressed genes in human glioblastoma multiforme tumor tissue. A Sehgal, A L Boynton, R F Young, S S Vermeulen, K S Yonemura, E P Kohler, H C Aldape, C R Simrell, G P Murphy Journal of Surgical Oncology 05/1998; 67(4):234-41.

Cell adhesion molecule Nr-CAM is over-expressed in human brain tumors.A Sehgal, A L Boynton, R F Young, S S Vermeulen, K S Yonemura, E P Kohler, H C Aldape, C R Simrell, G P Murphy International Journal of Cancer 06/1998; 76(4):451-8.

Gamma knife radiosurgery as a lesioning technique in movement disorder surgery.R F Young, A Shumway-Cook, S S Vermeulen, P Grimm, J Blasko, A Posewitz, W A Burkhart, R C Goiney Journal of Neurosurgery 09/1998; 89(2):183-93.

Pallidotomy with the gamma knife: a positive experience. R F Young, S Vermeulen, A Posewitz, A Shumway-Cook Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 11/1998; 70 Suppl 1:218-28.

Isolation and characterization of a novel gene from human glioblastoma multiforme tumor tissueAnil Sehgal, Cassie Keener, Alton L. Boynton, Ronald F. Young, Sandra S. Vermeulen, Kenneth S. Yonemura, Erik P. Kohler, Hector C. Aldape, Charles R. Simrell, G.P. Murphy International Journal of Cancer 12/1998; 71(4):565 – 572

Gamma knife radiosurgery boost in high grade gliomas R. J. Mark, R. F. Young, D. B. Jacques, B. G. Copcutt, S. S. Vermeulen, S. P. Lee International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics – INT J RADIAT ONCOL BIOL PHYS. 01/1999; 45(3):322-322.

Gamma Knife Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN): Long Term Results Ronald Young, Dean S. Jacques, Sandra Vermeulen, Rufus J. Monk, Francisco Li, Brian CopcuttNeurosurgery 01/1999; 45(3).

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Boost in High-grade Gliomas Rufus J. Mark, Ronald Young, Deane Jacques, Brian Copcutt, Sandra Vermeulen, Steve Lee Neurosurgery 01/2001; 49(2).

Dose-response and dose-complication relationships in stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgiaR MEIERV MEHTA,

S VERMEULEN, R YOUNG International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics – INT J RADIAT ONCOL BIOL PHYS. 01/2004; 60

 

Dose Distribution Comparison for the Treatment of Lung and Spinal Metastases Using CyberKnife Versus IMRT Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy A. Shiu, H. Wang, J. Ye, C. Cotrutz, R. Meier, V. Mehta, S. Vermeulen, E. Chang Medical Physics – MED PHYS. 01/2007; 34(6).

Dose Distribution Comparison for the IGRT Treatment Using CyberKnife Versus LINAC IMRT Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy 

A. Shiu, C. H. Wang, J. Ye, C. Cotrutz, R. Meier, V. Mehta, S. Vermeulen, E. L. Chang International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics – INT J RADIAT ONCOL BIOL PHYS. 01/2007; 69(3).

Gamma Knife thalamotomy for treatment of essential tremor: long-term results. Ronald F YoungFrancisco Li, Sandra VermeulenRobert Meier Journal of Neurosurgery 11/2009; 112(6):1311-7.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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