Gilmer Valdes, Ph.D.
Division of Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Chess player, climber, chill
Meet Dr. Valdes
Awards & Honors
G. Valdes, J M Lunas, Earic Eaton, C B Simone, Lyle H Ungar and T D Solberg. “MediBoost: a Patient Stratification Tool for Interpretable Decision Making in the Era of Precision Medicine.” Scientific Reports 6. Article Number: 37854. November 2016.
G. Valdes, T.D. Solberg, M. Heskel, L.H. Ungar,, C.B. Simone. “Using machine learning to predict radiation pneumonitis in patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy.” PMB, Volume 61, N 16. 2016.
G. Valdes, R. Scheuermann, M. Bellerive, A. Olszanski, C. Hung, T. D. Solberg. A mathematical framework for virtual IMRT QA using machine learning.. Accepted for publication at Medical Physics. June 2016.
G. Valdes, O. Morin, Y. Valenciaga, N. Kirby, J. Pouliot, C. Chuang “Use of True Beam developer mode for Imaging QA.” J Appl Clin Med Phys, 6(4):322-333, 2015.
M. Takahashi*, G. Valdes*, K. Hiraoka, A. Inagaki, S. Kamijima, E. Micewicz, H.E. Gruber, J.M. Robbins, D.J. Jolly, W.H. McBride, K.S. Iwamoto, N. Kasahara . “Radiosensitization of gliomas by intracellular generation of 5-fluorouracil potentiates prodrug activator gene therapy with a retroviral replicating vector. Cancer Gene Therapy. (10):405-10, 2014 *Co-first authors
G. Valdes, C. Robinson, P. Lee, D. Low, K Iwamoto, J. Lamb.Tumor control probability and the utility of 4D vs 3D dose calculations for stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung cancer. Med Dosim, 40(1):64-9, 2014.
G Valdes, R. Schulte, M Ostermeier, K S Iwamoto. “The High-affinity Maltose Switch MBP317-347 has Low Affinity for Glucose: Implications for Targeting Tumors with Metabolically-Directed Enzyme Prodrug Therapy.” Chem Biol & Drug Design. 83(3):266-71, 2014. (COVER OF MARCH ISSUE).
G Valdes and K.S. Iwamoto. Re-evaluation of cellular radiosensitization by 5- fluorouracil: High-dose, pulsed administration is effective and preferable to conventional low-dose, chronic administration”. Int J Radiat Biol. 89(10):851-62, 2013.
G. Valdés-Díaz, S. Rodríguez-Calvo, M. Rapado-Paneque, A. Pérez-Gramatges, F. A. Fernández, E. Frota, C. Ribeiro. Effects of gamma radiation on phase behaviour and critical micelle concentration of Triton X-100 aqueous solutions.J Colloid and Interface Science 311:253-261,2007.