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Aaron Bertrand (Randy) Brill, M.D.,Ph.D.

Research Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
VICC Member
Researcher

Contact Information:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
S-1314 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232
615-322-3190

Research Specialty

Medical Imaging

Research Description

Radiobiology of thyroid cancer and leukemia

Late effects of I-131 (Chernobyl) and Medical Therapy

Radiation dosimetry (Internal emitters)

Radiation detectors: development and application of high resolution imaging receptors. .

Clinical Research Description

Thyroid cancer: diagnosis and treatment Correlative imaging: nuclear medicine function correlated in vivo and in vitro/human and animal studies.

Publications
  • Stabin M, Brill AB "Quantitative Imaging-Based Dosimetry and Treatment Planning in Radionuclide Therapy." Quantitative Analysis of Nuclear Medicine Images, (ISBN 0387238549), 2006.
  • Lyshchik A, Higashi T, Asato R, Tanaka S, Ito J, Mai JJ, Pellot-Barakat C, Insana MF, Brill AB, Saga T, Hiraoka M, Togashi K "Thyroid Gland Tumor Diagnosis at US Elastography." Radiology, 237202-211, 2005.
  • Walenta AH, Brill AB, Castoldi A, Conka-Nurdan T, Guazzoni C, Hartman K, Longoni A, Nurdan K, Struder L "Vertex Detection in a Stack of Si-drift Detectors for High Resolution Gamma-Ray Imaging." Tr. Nucl. Sci., (5)(52), 1434-1439, 2005.
  • Stezhko VA, Buglova LI, Brill AB and Zablotska JB "A Cohort Study of Thyroid Cancer and Other Thyroid Diseases after the Chornobyl Accident: Objectives, Design, and Methods." Rad. Res., (4)(161), 481-492, 2004.
  • Brill AB and Beck RN "Evolution of Clinical Emission Tomography." Academic Press, (In Emission Tomography: The Engineering and Physics of PET and SPECT), 2004.
  • Schull WJ, Boecker BB, Brill AB, Carter MW, Clark SB, Crouch EAC, Friedman SM, Higley KA, Lederer SE, Levenson M, Paretzke HG, Scott BR, Shore RE, Stram DO "Exposure of the American Population to Radioactive Fallout from Nuclear Weapons Tests." National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, (A Review of the CDC-NCI Draft Report on a Feasibillity Study), 68, 2003.
  • Stabin M and Brill AB "Monte Carlo Codes for Use in Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine.." IOP, ISBN 075038168(In Therapeutic Applications of Monte Carlo Calculations in Nuclear Medicine), 2003.
  • Gombia M, Brill AB, Bollini D, DelGuerra A "A Simulation and Modeling Study Comparing the Performance of a Germanium Orthogonal Strip Detector and an Anger Camera." IEEE, Tr Nuc. Sci. , 492196-2302, 2002.
  • Di Martino F, Traino AC, Brill AB, Stabin MG, Lazzer M "A theoretical model for prescription of the patient-specific therapeutic activity for radioiodine therapy of Graves' disease." Phys Med Biol 2002 , 47 (9)1493-1499, 2002.
  • Bouchet, LG, Bolch, WE, Stabin M, Eckerman K, Poston JW, Brill AB "MonteCarlo Methods and Mathematical Models in the Dosimetry of Skeleton and Bone Marrow. Chapter 13. In Therapeutic Applications of Monte Carlo Calculations in Nuclear Medicine. Ed. Zaidi, and G. Sgouros." IOP Book, 286-309, 2002.
  • Siegel JA, Stabin MG, Brill AB "The importance of patient-specific radiation dose calculations for the administration of radionuclides in therapy." Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le- grand) 2002 Jul; , 48(5), 451-459, 2002.
  • Stabin MG, Brill AB "Monoclonal Antibodies in the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies: Radiation Dosimetry Aspects." Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 2001, 2351-356, 2001.
  • Sgouros G, Stabin M, Erdi Y, Akabani G, Kwok C, Brill AB, Wessels B "Red marrow dosimetry for radiolabeled antibodies that exhibit binding to marrow, bone or blood components." Med Phys, 272150-2164, 2000.
  • Wells RG. King MA, Simkin PH, Judy PF, Brill AB, Gifford HC, Licho R, Pretorius PH, Schneider P, Seldin DW "Comparing Filtered Backprojection and Ordered Subsets Expectation Maximization for Small Lesion Detection and Localization in Ga-67 SPECT." J. Nucl Med, 411391-1399, 2000.