Research

I study mathematical optimization problems that occur in radiotherapy treatment planning. Currently, I am working on optimizing biologically effective dose in arc therapy using nonuniform fractionation.

Publications:

Gaddy, Melissa R.; Yildiz, Sercan; Unkelbach, Jan; Papp, Dávid. Optimization of spatiotemporally fractionated radiotherapy treatments with bounds on the achievable benefit. Physics in Medicine and Biology 63(1), 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/aa9975

Unkelbach, Jan; Papp, Dávid; Gaddy, Melissa R.; Andratschke, Nicolaus; Hong, Theodore; Guckenberger, Matthias: Spatiotemporal fractionation schemes for liver stereotactic body radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology 125(2) 357-364, 2017.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2017.09.003

Gaddy, Melissa R. and Papp, Dávid. Improving the VMERGE treatment planning algorithm for radiotherapy. Medical Physics (43) 4093-1097, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4953193