Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Bryan Traughber, MD

Bryan Traughber, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
bft5163@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Neoplasms
  • Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Prostate
  • Radiosurgery
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Tomography
  • Bone and Bones
  • Rectum
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Cluster Analysis

Clinical Trials

Phase III Randomized Trial Of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Atezoluzumab in Localized Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Phase 2 Study of Bladder-SparIng ChemoradiatioN with CIPosItive bladdeR cancEr (INSPIRE)EA8185
NRG-GU005 Phase III IGRT and SBRT VS IGRT and hypofractionated IMRT for localized intermediate risk prostate cancer
A Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) with or without Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants with Medically Inoperable Stages I or IIA Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)(KEYNOTE-867) MK 3475-867
NRG-HN005 - A Randomized Phase II/III Trial of De-intensified Radiation Therapy for Patients with Early-Stage, P16-Positive, Non-Smoking Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Versus Elective Neck Dissection for Early-Stage Oral Cavity Cancer
Phase III Study of PET-Directed Local or Systemic Therapy Intensification in Prostate Cancer Patients with Post-Prostatectomy Biochemical Recurrence
A Randomized Phase II Trial of Salvage Radiotherapy with Standard vs Enhanced Androgen Deprivation Therapy (with Enzalutamide) in Patients with Post-Prostatectomy PSA Recurrences with Aggressive Disease Features RTOG 3506, STEEL

Recent Publications

2021

Muenkel, J, Xu, Z, Traughber, BJ, Baig, T, Xu, K, Langmack, C, Harris, E & Podder, TK 2021, 'Feasibility of improving patient's safety with in vivo dose tracking in intracavitary and interstitial HDR brachytherapy', Brachytherapy, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 353-360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2020.09.010
Grubb, WR, Ponsky, L, Lo, SS, Kharouta, M, Traughber, B, Sandstrom, K, MacLennan, GT, Shankar, E, Gupta, S, Machtay, M & Ellis, RJ 2021, 'Final results of a dose escalation protocol of stereotactic body radiotherapy for poor surgical candidates with localized renal cell carcinoma', Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 155, pp. 138-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2020.10.031
Baydoun, A, Xu, K, Heo, JU, Yang, H, Zhou, F, Bethell, LA, Fredman, ET, Ellis, RJ, Podder, TK, Traughber, MS, Paspulati, RM, Qian, P, Traughber, BJ & Muzic, RF 2021, 'Synthetic CT Generation of the Pelvis in Patients with Cervical Cancer: A Single Input Approach Using Generative Adversarial Network', IEEE Access, vol. 9, 9316666, pp. 17208-17221. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3049781
Qian, P, Zheng, J, Zheng, Q, Liu, Y, Wang, T, Al Helo, R, Baydoun, A, Avril, N, Ellis, RJ, Friel, H, Traughber, MS, Devaraj, A, Traughber, B & Muzic, RF 2021, 'Transforming UTE-mDixon MR Abdomen-Pelvis Images into CT by Jointly Leveraging Prior Knowledge and Partial Supervision', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, vol. 18, no. 1, 9034480, pp. 70-82. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCBB.2020.2979841

2020

Nakayama, J, El-Nashar, SA, Waggoner, S, Traughber, B & Kesterson, J 2020, 'Adjusting to the new reality: Evaluation of early practice pattern adaptations to the COVID-19 pandemic', Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 158, no. 2, pp. 256-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.05.028
Qian, P, Xu, K, Wang, T, Zheng, Q, Yang, H, Baydoun, A, Zhu, J, Traughber, B & Muzic, RF 2020, 'Estimating CT from MR Abdominal Images Using Novel Generative Adversarial Networks', Journal of Grid Computing, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 211-226. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10723-020-09513-3
Qian, P, Chen, Y, Kuo, JW, Zhang, YD, Jiang, Y, Zhao, K, Al Helo, R, Friel, H, Baydoun, A, Zhou, F, Heo, JU, Avril, N, Herrmann, K, Ellis, R, Traughber, B, Jones, RS, Wang, S, Su, KH & Muzic, RF 2020, 'MDixon-Based Synthetic CT Generation for PET Attenuation Correction on Abdomen and Pelvis Jointly Using Transfer Fuzzy Clustering and Active Learning-Based Classification', IEEE transactions on medical imaging, vol. 39, no. 4, 8804223, pp. 819-832. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2019.2935916
Song, X, Qian, P, Zheng, J, Jiang, Y, Xia, K, Traughber, B, Wu, D & Muzic, RF 2020, 'mDixon-based synthetic CT generation via transfer and patch learning', Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 138, pp. 51-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2020.06.017

2019

Xu, Z, Traughber, BJ, Fredman, E, Albani, D, Ellis, RJ & Podder, TK 2019, 'Appropriate Methodology for EBRT and HDR Intracavitary/Interstitial Brachytherapy Dose Composite and Clinical Plan Evaluation for Patients With Cervical Cancer', Practical Radiation Oncology, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. e559-e571. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2019.06.003
Fredman, ET, Traughber, BJ, Gross, A, Podder, T, Colussi, V, Vinkler, R, Machtay, M & Ellis, RJ 2019, 'Comparison of multiparametric MRI-based and transrectal ultrasound-based preplans with intraoperative ultrasound-based planning for low dose rate interstitial prostate seed implantation', Journal of applied clinical medical physics, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 31-38. https://doi.org/10.1002/acm2.12592
Su, KH, Friel, HT, Kuo, JW, Al Helo, R, Baydoun, A, Stehning, C, Crisan, AN, Traughber, MS, Devaraj, A, Jordan, DW, Qian, P, Leisser, A, Ellis, RJ, Herrmann, KA, Avril, N, Traughber, BJ & Muzic, RF 2019, 'UTE-mDixon-based thorax synthetic CT generation', Medical Physics, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 3520-3531. https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.13574

2018

Fredman, E, Traughber, B, Podder, T, Colussi, V, Zheng, Y, Russo, S, Herrmann, K, Paspulati, R, Waggoner, S, Zanotti, K, Nagel, C, Nakayama, J, Machtay, M & Ellis, RJ 2018, '3T multiparametric MRI–guided high-dose-rate combined intracavitary and interstitial adaptive brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer with a novel split-ring applicator', Brachytherapy, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 334-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2017.09.007
Liang, F, Qian, P, Su, KH, Baydoun, A, Leisser, A, Van Hedent, S, Kuo, JW, Zhao, K, Parikh, P, Lu, Y, Traughber, BJ & Muzic, RF 2018, 'Abdominal, multi-organ, auto-contouring method for online adaptive magnetic resonance guided radiotherapy: An intelligent, multi-level fusion approach', Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol. 90, pp. 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2018.07.001
Baydoun, A, Vapiwala, N, Ponsky, LE, Awan, M, Kassaee, A, Sutton, D, Podder, TK, Zhang, Y, Dobbins, D, Muzic, RF, Traughber, B, Machtay, M & Ellis, R 2018, 'Comparative analysis for renal stereotactic body radiotherapy using Cyberknife, VMAT and proton therapy based treatment planning', Journal of applied clinical medical physics, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 125-130. https://doi.org/10.1002/acm2.12308
Su, KH, Kuo, JW, Jordan, DW, Van Hedent, S, Klahr, P, Wei, Z, Al Helo, R, Liang, F, Qian, P, Pereira, GC, Rassouli, N, Gilkeson, RC, Traughber, BJ, Cheng, CW & Muzic, RF 2018, 'Machine learning-based dual-energy CT parametric mapping', Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 63, no. 12, 125001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/aac711
Warrell, GR, Xing, Y, Podder, TK, Traughber, BJ & Ellis, RJ 2018, 'Reduction of seed motion using a bio-absorbable polymer coating during permanent prostate brachytherapy using a mick applicator technique', Journal of applied clinical medical physics, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 44-51. https://doi.org/10.1002/acm2.12254

2017

Lee, S, Ellis, RJ, Traughber, B, Biswas, T, Colussi, V & Podder, T 2017, 'Evaluation of interfractional variation of organs and displacement of catheters during high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies', Brachytherapy, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1192-1198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2017.09.001
Baydoun, A, Traughber, B, Morris, N, Abi Zeid Daou, M, McGraw, M, Podder, TK, Muzic, RF, Lo, SS, Ponsky, LE, MacHtay, M & Ellis, R 2017, 'Outcomes and toxicities in patients treated with definitive focal therapy for primary prostate cancer: Systematic review', Future Oncology, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 649-663. https://doi.org/10.2217/fon-2016-0354
Liang, F, Traughber, B, Musiz, R, Ellis, R & Podder, T 2017, Reconstruction of brachytherapy catheters and needles using em sensor-based navigation system. in Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2017. Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2017, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2017, Minneapolis, United States, 4/10/17. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2017-3536

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