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Phillip Taddei, PhD, DABR

Assistant Professor


Area(s) of Research Focus:

  • Advanced proton and photon treatments to reduce the risks of radiogenic late effects for children with cancer
  • Site-specific filters and applicators for particle therapy
  • Radiotherapy in low-and middle-income countries

Education and Training

College: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Graduate School: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Published Works

Newhauser WD, Zhang R, Jones TG, Giebeler A, Taddei PJ, Stewart RD, Lee A, Vassiliev O. Reducing the cost of proton radiation therapy: The feasibility of a streamlined treatment technique for prostate cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2015 Apr 24; 7(2):688-705 (PMID: 25920039)

Taddei PJ, Khater N, Zhang R, Geara FB, Mahajan A, Jalbout W, Pérez-Andújar A, Youssef B, Newhauser WD. Inter-Institutional Comparison of Personalized Risk Assessments for Second Malignant Neoplasms for a 13-Year-Old Girl Receiving Proton versus Photon Craniospinal Irradiation. Cancers (Basel). 2015 Mar 10; 7(1):407-26 (PMID: 25763928)

Zhang R, Howell RM, Taddei PJ, Giebeler A, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD. A comparative study on the risks of radiogenic second cancers and cardiac mortality in a set of pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with photon or proton craniospinal irradiation. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Oct; 113(1): 84–88 (PMCID: 4256116)

Taddei PJ, Jalbout W, Howell RM, Khater N, Geara FB, Homann K, Newhauser WD.  Analytical model for out-of-field dose in photon craniospinal irradiation. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Nov 7; 58(21):7463-79 (PMID: 24099782)

Zhang R, Howell RM, Homann K, Giebeler A, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD.  Predicted risks of radiogenic cardiac toxicity in two pediatric patients undergoing photon or proton radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jul 23;8(1):184 (PMID: 23880421)

Pérez-Andújar A, Newhauser WD, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Howell RM. The predicted relative risk of premature ovarian failure for three radiotherapy modalities in a girl receiving craniospinal irradiation. Phys Med Biol. 2013 May 21; 58(10):3107-23 (PMID: 23603657)

Zhang R, Howell RM, Giebeler A, Taddei PJ, Mahajan A, Newhauser WD. Comparison of risk of radiogenic second cancer following photon and proton craniospinal irradiation for a pediatric medulloblastoma patient. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Feb 21; 58(4): 807–823 (PMC: 3615542)