Neelam Tyagi, PhD

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Neelam Tyagi

I am an associate attending physicist in the Department of Medical Physics. Since joining Memorial Sloan Kettering in 2013, my clinical and research efforts have been focused on building a clinical and academic program on the application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in radiation oncology. I have been actively involved in developing radiotherapy simulation workflows for combined MR-CT and MR-only simulation as well as in the use of anatomical and functional MRI as biomarkers for assessing response to therapy. Our efforts have resulted in MSK being the first institution to clinically implement MR-only simulation for prostate radiotherapy, which is recognized internationally as being on the forefront of MR applications in radiotherapy. I now lead the clinical program in MR-guided adaptive radiotherapy on the Elekta 1.5T Unity MR-linac system, which was put into clinical use in early 2020.

I received my PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2006, and I was board certified in therapeutic medical physics by the American Board of Radiology in 2010. I am a member of various national and international task groups and working groups that continue to work towards developing guidelines and recommendations, as well as identifying gaps and unmet needs, on the use of MRI in radiation oncology.

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Neelam Tyagi discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • Elekta
    Provision of Services (uncompensated)
  • Philips
    Provision of Services (uncompensated)

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