2003 Annual Report
Table of Contents

CRR Director: Eric J Hall
Editor: Howard B Lieberman
Asst Editors: Mary T Coady
                    Moshe Y Friedman


The complete 2003 annual report can be downloaded as a PDF as can individual sections of this report from the links below The table of contents is given below

For annual reports from previous years click here

Physics, Biophysics, and Modeling [PDF]

Update on the Laser Ion Source for the Columbia University Microbeam
Alan W Bigelow, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson and David J Brenner

Parylene, a Cell-Growth Substrate for Microbeam Applications
Alan W Bigelow, Furu Zhan, Kurt A Michel, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson and David J Brenner

Quantitative Phase Microscopy; Imaging Live Unstained Cells
Alan W Bigelow, Charles R Geard, Gloria Jenkins-Baker, Hongning Zhou, Brendan Allman, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson and David J Brenner

Imaging Sub-Micron Particle Beams
Guy Y Garty, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson and David J Brenner

Using Motion Predictive Control to Enhance Voice-Coil Stage Performance
Greg J Ross, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Alan W Bigelow and David J Brenner

Microbeam & Bystander Studies [PDF]

How Many Bystander Effects Are There?
Eric J Hall and Stephen A Mitchell

Identification of Signal Transduction Pathway(s) in High LET Radiation Induced Bystander Response by cDNA Microarray Analysis
Adayabalam S Balajee, Brian Ponnaiya and Charles R Geard

Involvement of Replication Protein A in Ionizing Radiation Induced Bystander Response in Human Cells
Adayabalam S Balajee, Brian Ponnaiya and Charles R Geard

Gene Expression as a Window on Bystander Effects
Sally A Amundson

The Bystander Response in C3H 10T Cells: The Influence of Cell-to-Cell Contact
Stephen A Mitchell, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, David J Brenner and Eric J Hall

The Bystander Effect and Adaptive Response in C3H 10T Cells
Stephen A Mitchell, Stephen A Marino, David J Brenner and Eric J Hall

Stimulation of Clonogenic Survival in Radiation Induced Bystander Cells
Rajamanickam Baskar, Adayabalam S Balajee and Charles R Geard

Mechanisms of the Bystander Effect − Assessment of Low LET Radiation-Induced Bystander Effect in a Three-Dimensional Culture Model
Rudranath Persaud, Hongning Zhou, Tom K Hei and Eric J Hall

Radiation Induced Bystander Effects in Normal Human Fibroblasts
Hongning Zhou, Rudranath Persaud and Tom K Hei

Analysis of Radiation-Induced Bystander Effects in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Differing in the Status of Mrad9 Reveals Complexities in the Process
Aiping Zhu, Hongning Zhou, Charles R Geard, Tom K Hei and Howard B Lieberman

Cellular Studies [PDF]

Arsenite Induces Programmed Cell Death by Different Mechanisms
Vladimir N Ivanov and Tom K Hei

Susceptibility of Human Breast to Parathion, an Organophosphorous Pesticide and Estrogen
Gloria M Calaf, Gertrudis Cabello and Tom K Hei

Induction of Nitrotyrosine by Arsenite in Mammalian Cells
Su X Liu and Tom K Hei

Induction of Transformation by Arsenite in hTERT-Immortalized ASEC Cells
Chang Q Piao and Tom K Hei

Ectopic Expression of Betaig-h3 Gene Abrogates the Tumorigenicity of H522 Human Lung Cancer Cells
Yong L Zhao and Tom K Hei

Malignant Transformation of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells with the Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamine, 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-Pyridyl)-1-Butanone
Hongning Zhou, Gloria M Calaf and Tom K Hei

Cytogenetic Studies [PDF]

Use of Multicolor Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (M-FISH) for Detecting Spontaneous and Radiation Induced Chromosomal Instability in DNA Repair Defective Mouse Cells
Adayabalam S Balajee and Charles R Geard

Stable Intra-Chromosomal Biomarkers of Past Exposure to Densely-Ionizing Radiation in Several Chromosomes of Exposed Individuals
Catherine R Mitchell, Tamara V Azizova, M Prakash Hande, Ludmilla E Burak, Josephine M Tsakok, Valentin F Khokhryakov, Charles R Geard and David J Brenner

Chromosomal Analysis of Lymphocytes in Airline Pilots Using mFISH and mBAND Techniques
Catherine R Mitchell, M Prakash Hande, Carol S Griffin, Josephine M Tsakok, Elaine Ron, Alice J Sigurdson, Lee Yong, Charles R Geard and David J Brenner

mFISHing in Russia - Catherine Mitchell, Charles Geard and David Brenner Travel to Ozyorsk, Russia for a Meeting with Their Collaborators
Catherine R Mitchell, photography by Nathalie Latham

Molecular and/or Animal Studies [PDF]

Mrad9 Is Essential for Mouse Embryogenesis
Kevin M Hopkins, Wojtek Auerbach, Xiangyuan Wang, Debra J Wolgemuth, Alexandra L Joiner and Howard B Lieberman

Creation of MHus1b Knockout ES Cells and Mice
Haiying Hang

Paralogue of HRAD9 Is a Nuclear Protein and Coimmunoprecipitates with HRAD9, HRAD1, HHUS1 and HHUS1B
Xiaojian Wang, Kevin M Hopkins and Howard B Lieberman

The Role of Mrad9B in Radioresistance, Cell Cycle Control and Maintaining Genomic Integrity
Corinne Leloup, Aiping Zhu, Kevin Hopkins and Howard B Lieberman

Gene Expression Profiles Following Low Dose-Rate Ionizing Radiation Exposure of Human Cells
Sally A Amundson, R Anthony Lee, Christine A Koch-Paiz, Michael L Bittner, Paul Meltzer, Jeffrey M Trent and Albert J Fornace Jr

Gene Expression Responses to Neutron Irradiation
Sally A Amundson

Radiology and Radiation Therapy Oriented Studies [PDF]

Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy What Are the Issues?
David J Brenner

Mortality Patterns in British and US Radiologists What Can We Really Conclude?
David J Brenner and EJ Hall

Estimated Radiation Risks Potentially Associated with Full-Body CT Screening
David J Brenner and Carl D Elliston

What Is the Lowest Dose of X- or Gamma-Rays for Which There Is Good Evidence of Increased Cancer Risks in Humans?
David J Brenner, Richard Doll, Dudley T Goodhead, Eric J Hall, Charles E Land, John B Little, Jay H Lubin, Dale L Preston, R Julian Preston, Jerome S Puskin, Elaine Ron, Rainer K Sachs, Jonathan M Samet, Richard B Setlow and Marco Zaider

Progress towards Monte Carlo Simulations and Dosimetry in ATOM Phantoms
Carl D Elliston and David J Brenner

The Radiological Research Accelerator Facility an NIH-Supported Resource Center [PDF]
Dir, David J Brenner, PhD, DSc; Chief Physicist, Randers-Pehrson, PhD; Mnger, Stephen A Marino, MS

The Radiation Safety Office [PDF]


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