Hospital Research Teams

Lior Braunstein Laboratory


Lior Z. Braunstein
Radiation Oncologist, Program Director

The Braunstein Laboratory is dedicated to advancing the understanding and treatment of breast cancer through innovative radiotherapy techniques, combination therapies, and precision medicine approaches. By integrating contemporary research findings with clinical practice, we aim to develop, implement and enhance the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment.

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Modlin LA, Flynn J, Zhang Z, Cahlon O, Mueller B, Khan AJ, Gillespie EF, McCormick B, Stadler ZK, Robson ME, Powell SN, Braunstein LZ. Tolerability of Breast Radiotherapy Among Carriers of ATM Germline Variants. JCO Precis Oncol 2021;5. DOI: 10.1200/PO.20.00334.PMC8232182 34250389

O’Brien DR, Boe L, Montagna G, Mueller B, Chino F, Cuaron J, Choi JI, Xu A, Bernstein M, McCormick B, Powell S, Khan AJ, Braunstein LZ. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation for HER2-Positive Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2024;118(2):468-473. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2023.08.062 37791937

Mueller B, Song Y, Chia-Ko W, Hsu HY, Zhai X, Tamas P, Powell S, Cahlon O, McCormick B, Khan A, Gillespie E, Cervino L, Zhao B, Hong L, Braunstein LZ. Accuracy and Efficiency of Patient Setup Using Surface Imaging versus Skin Tattoos for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation. Adv Radiat Oncol 2023;8(3):101183. DOI: 10.1016/j.adro.2023.101183.PMC9991531 36896216

Lapen K, Fiasconaro M, Zhang Z, Abaya A, McCormick B, Xu AJ, Cuaron J, Powell SN, Kahn AJ, Gillespie EF, Braunstein LZ. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: Association of Dosimetric Parameters With Patient-Reported Outcomes. Adv Radiat Oncol 2023;8(6):101263. DOI: 10.1016/j.adro.2023.101263.PMC10248091 37305071

Dreyfuss AD, Max D, Flynn J, Zhang Z, Gillespie EF, Xu A, Cuaron J, Mueller B, Khan AJ, Cahlon O, Powell SN, McCormick B, Braunstein LZ. Locoregional Control Benefit of a Tumor Bed Boost for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ. Adv Radiat Oncol 2023;8(5):101254. DOI: 10.1016/j.adro.2023.101254.PMC10220256 37250283

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Lior Z. Braunstein

Radiation Oncologist, Program Director


Gustav Cederquist

Radiation Oncology Resident

Boris Mueller

Associate Attending

Diana Roth O'Brien

Assistant Attending

Reith Sarkar

Radiation Oncology Resident

Gabriella Taghian

Research Fellow


Open Positions

To learn more about available postdoctoral opportunities, please visit our Career Center

Career Opportunities

Our group is consistently looking for highly motivated researchers and trainees who seek to improve how breast cancer is understood is managed. Please email inquiries to [email protected].

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