Boopathy Lab

Raghavendiran Boopathy

Raghavendiran Boopathy, Ph.D. is an assistant professor with the Department of Radiation Medicine.  Dr. Boopathy was born and raised in India. He received a bachelor's degree in Applied Sciences from Government College of Engineering, Salem, India, and a master's degree in Medical Physics and doctorate degrees from Anna University, Chennai, India.

Dr. Boopathy is primarily responsible for providing physics coverage for the satellite clinics at Beaverton, Oregon (OHSU Knight Cancer Instituteand Astoria, Oregon (Columbia Memorial Hospital Cancer Center). He is also appointed and actively serves as member of the School of Medicine Committee of Continuing Professional Development.

  • Consolidation and standardization of clinical workflows using machine learning algorithms and automated QA solutions
  • Radiobiology for photons and particle therapy
  • International exchange of scientific information and to facilitate the advancement of the field of medical physics

‘Second  malignant  neoplasm  risk  after  craniospinal  irradiation  in  X-ray-based  techniques compared to proton therapy’ - Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine, 1-9, (2019) - Vasanthan Sakthivel, Kadirampatti M Ganesh, Craig McKenzie, Raghavendiran Boopathy, Jothybasu Selvaraj

‘Radiation-Induced Second Cancer Risk from Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for Lung Cancer: A review of planning studies’ – Journal of radiotherapy in practice, (2017) – V Sakthivel, Ganesh K, Sunil M, R Boopathy

‘Radiation-induced second cancer risk from external beam photon radiotherapy for Head and Neck cancer: impact on in-field and out of field organs’- Journal of Raiotherapy in practice (2017) Vasanthan Sakthivel, Ganesh Kadirampatti Mani, Sunil Mani, Raghavendiran Boopathy

V  Sakthivel,  Ganesh K, Sunil  M,  R Boopathy (2017) “COMPARISON OF  TREATMENT PLANNING TECHNIQUES IN TREATMENT OF CARCINOMA OF LEFT BREAST: SECOND CANCER PERSPECTIVE” –., Radiation Physics and Chemistry,

Raghavendiran B., Vivekanandan N., Dhanapalan R., Sriram P. and Lakshmanan A.V. (2009), ‘Evaluation of Dose Difference in the Delivered Dose due to Lung Tumor Motion in Conventional, Conformal and IMRT Treatment Techniques Using In-House developed Dynamic Phantom’, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Raghavendiran B, Sriram P. and Lakshmanan A.V., ‘ Effect of Lung Tumor Motion on Dose Distribution Delivered by Rapid Arc Treatment Technique’, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering.

 Sriram P., Raghavendiran B, B Kunjithapatham, P Sukumar., (2010) ‘A phantom study on the effects of target motion in non-gated kV-CBCT Imaging’ Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine 33(1), 59-64.

Sriram P, Raghavendiran B. and Vivekanandan N.  (2009), ‘The Effects of Target motion   in kV- CBCT imaging’, Pol J Med Phys Eng.

Velmurugan J, Raghavendiran B, (2010) “Study of dosimetric variation due to interfraction organ movement in High Dose Rate Interstital (MUPIT) brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies” Pol J Med Phys Eng 2010;16(2):85-95.

“Shareable Clinical Pathways in Radiation Oncology using BPMN and DMN”, Gabe Colburn, Raghavendiran Boopathy at BPM workshop June 2020, USA.

Reduction in rectal dose with use of Spaceoar® Hydrogel to treat prostate cancer adenocarcinoma with dr brachytherapy - A Baghwala *, S Khwaja and R Boopathy 61st  Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. San Antonio, USA, July, 2019.

Invited talk for Sun Nuclear – Comissioning data using 3DS water tank, Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Austin, USA, July, 2014.

“Study of Second Cancer Risk in the Treatment of Multiple Lung Lesion by SBRT Using Rapid Arc: Comparison Between Different Treatment Planning Parameters” - V Sakthivel, R Boopathy et.al., Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Austin, USA, July, 2014.

“Comparison of Treatment Planning Techniques in Treatment of H&N: Second  Cancer Risk Perspective” - V Sakthivel, R Boopathy et.al., Presented at ASTRO meeting, San Francisco, USA, 2014.

“Comparison of Treatment Planning Techniques in Treatment of Carcinoma of Left Breast: Second  Cancer  Risk  Perspective”  –  V  Sakthivel,  R  Boopathy,  et.al.,  Accepted  for  Oral presentation at 55th AAPM annual meeting held at Indianapolis, Indiana from August 4 2013.

“Dosimetric Study On Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy for Left Breast Using Four Partial Arc Technique” – R Boopathy, V Sakthivel, et.al., accepted for the general poster discussion session during the 55th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine in Indiana, IN from August 4 - 8, 2013.

 “Study of dosimetric variation due to interfraction organ movement in High Dose Rate Interstital (MUPIT) brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies” – Velmurugan J… Raghavendiran B, et.al., Poster presentation at 52nd AAPM annual meeting 2010 at Pennsylvania, USA.

 “Quantifying the Effect of Lung Tumor Motion on Dose Distribution Delivered by Rapid Arc Treatment Technique” – Raghavendiran B, Sriram P, et.al.,  Presented in AAPM meeting July, 2009, Anaheim, USA.

 “Impact of Dose Rate on the Interplay Effect in Mobile Structures using indigenously developed Dynamic Phantom in Dynamic IMRT” – Raghavendiran B, Prabakar S, Sriram P, Prakash J , SA Syam Kumar, Vivekanandan N(Accepted  for  oral  presentation  at  Radiotherapy  Dosimetry:   Current  Status  and  Future Developments –held on 26 February 2009 - NPL, Middlesex, UK).

“Evaluation of Dose Deformation due to lung tumor motion in Conventional, Conformal and IMRT treatment techniques using in-house built Dynamic Phantom”. Raghavendiran B, Vivekanandan.N, Danapalan.R, Sriram.P, Prabakar.S, Prakash.J, Syam Kumar.S.A, Lakshmanan A V (Oral presentation in best paper category at AMPI (Association of Medical Physics of India) - Annual National Conference held in Nov, 08).

“A preliminary study on cone beam CT image based treatment planning”.*Sriram P,  Prakash J , Raghavendiran B, Prabakar S, SA Syam Kumar, Bhuvana K, Vivekanandan  N. (Oral  presentation  at  AMPI  (Association  of  Medical  Physics  of  India)  -  Annual   National Conference held in Nov, 08).

”A Phantom Study on Target Volume Changes due to Motion Blurring in kVCBCT Imaging”. - Sriram P, N. Vivekanandan N, Bhuvana K, Raghavendiran B et.al., Cancer Institute, Chennai, India. Poster presentation at 51st ASTRO Annual Meeting going to be held at Chicago, Nov’ 2009.