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Matthew Nyflot, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Education and Training

College: St Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Graduate School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Selected Publications from a Total of 29

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 105(1):36, 2012. PMID: 23068711. PMCID: PMC3494460.

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 2(4): 041002, 2015. PMID: 26251842. PMCID: PMC4524811.

MJ Nyflot, TJ Kruser, AM Traynor, D Khuntia, DT Yang, GK Hartig, TM McCulloch, PA Wiederholt, LR Gentry, T Hoang, R Jeraj, 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 91(5):942-951, 2015. PMID: 25659884. PMCID: PMC4580235.

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 42(1):110, 2015. PMID: 25563252. PMCID: PMC5148139.

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 5(5):409-416, 2015. PMID: 26231595.

AS Kusano, MJ Nyflot, J Zeng, PA Sponseller, RP Ermoian, L Jordan, J Carlson, A Novak, G Kane, EC Ford. Measurable improvement in patient safety culture: a departmental experience with incident learning. Pract Radiat Oncol 5(3):229-237, 2015. PMID: 25413404.

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 115(2):203-210, 2015. PMID: 25934165. PMCID: PMC4587568.

O Gopan, J Zeng, A Novak, MJ Nyflot, EC Ford. The effectiveness of pre-treatment physics plan review for detecting errors in radiation therapy. Med Phys 43(9):5181, 2016. PMID: 27587048.
**Selected as “Editors’ Choice” and most read article of the month for September 2016 issue.

SR Bowen, J Borgman, TR Chapman, RS Miyaoka, PE Kinahan, GA Sandison, HJ Vesselle, MJ Nyflot, S Apisarnthanarax. Measuring total liver function on sulfur colloid SPECT/CT for improved risk stratification and outcome prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma patients. EJNMMI Res 6(57)1:10, 2016. PMID: 27349530. PMCID: PMC4923007.

A Kim, EC Ford, MB Spraker, J Zeng, R Ermoian, L Jordan, GM Kane, MJ Nyflot. Are we making differences with incident learning systems? Analysis of quality improvement interventions using total body irradiation as a model system. Pract Radiat Oncol. In press.

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Research Interests

  • Quantitative imaging for patient selection, functional avoidance, and response assessment
  • Radiomics and machine learning
  • Safety and quality in radiation oncology