Economics Doctoral Candidate’s Work Helps Improve Radiation Therapy

2015-03-02_02-22-19-PMJustinLeBlancUsing complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer simulator that provides customized electron beam tunings for radiation therapy. The research will help cancer centers provide better radiation therapy. 

Justin LeBlanc, a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow and doctoral candidate in economics in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and colleagues developed and verified the simulator and a design process as part of his master’s thesis in physics at Louisiana State University. The study has been published in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.

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