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Matthew Nyflot, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Area(s) of Research Focus:

  • Biological imaging for radiation target definition, functional avoidance, and response assessment
  • Quality and safety improvement in radiation oncology

Education and Training

College: St Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Graduate School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Published Works

MJ Nyflot, N Cao, J Meyer, EC Ford. Improved accuracy for noncoplanar radiotherapy: an EPID-based method for sub-millimeter alignment of accelerator table rotation about MV isocenter. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2014, 15(2):1.

MJ Nyflot, PM Harari, S Yip, SB Perlman, R Jeraj. Correlation of PET images of metabolism, proliferation and hypoxia to characterize tumor phenotype in patients with cancer of the oropharynx. Radiother Oncol 2012, 105(1):36.

SR Bowen, MJ Nyflot, M Gensheimer, KRG Hendrickson, PE Kinahan, GA Sandison and SA Patel. Challenges and opportunities in patient-specific, motion-managed and PET/CT-guided radiation therapy of lung cancer: review and perspective. Clinical and Translational Medicine 2012, 1(1)18.

JJ Engbrecht, MJ Erickson, CP. Johnson, AJ Kolan, AE Legard, SP Lund, MJ Nyflot, and JD Paulsen. Energy-dependent Ps-He momentum-transfer cross section at low energies. Phys Rev A 2008, 77(1).

MJ Nyflot, TJ Kruser, AM Traynor, D Khuntia, DT Yang, GK Hartig, TM McCulloch, PA Wiederholt, LR Gentry, T Hoang, R Jeraj, and PM Harari. Phase I trial of bevacizumab with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck with exploratory functional imaging of tumor hypoxia, proliferation and perfusion. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015, 91(5):942-951.

MJ Nyflot, F Yang, D Byrd, SR Bowen, GA Sandison, PE Kinahan. Quantitative radiomics: impact of stochastic effects on textural feature analysis implies the need for standards. J Med Imaging 2015, 2(4):1.

MJ Nyflot, T-C Lee, AM Alessio, SD Wollenweber, CW Stearns, SR Bowen, PE Kinahan. Impact of CT attenuation correction method on quantification of respiratory-correlated (4D) PET/CT imaging. Med Phys 2015, 42(1):110.

MJ Nyflot, J Zeng, AS Kusano, A Novak, T Mullen, W Gao, L Jordan, J Carlson, P Sponseller, G Kane, EC Ford. Metrics of success: measuring impact of a departmental near-miss incident learning system. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015. In press.

SR Bowen, J Saini, TR Chapman, RS Miyaoka, PE Kinahan, GA Sandison, T Wong, HJ Vesselle, MJ Nyflot, SA Apisarnthanarax. Differential Hepatic Avoidance Radiation Therapy: Proof of Concept in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients. Radiother Oncol 2015, 115(2):203-210.

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Medical Physics certified 2014