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Wilfred Ngwa


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Selected Publications

  • Toomeh, D., Gadoue, S.M., Yasmin-Karim, S., Singh, M., Shanker, R., Pal Singh, S., Kumar, R., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2018). Minimizing the potential of cancer recurrence and metastasis by the use of graphene oxide nano-flakes released from smart fiducials during image-guided radiation therapy. Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 55 8-14.
  • Ngwa, W., Boateng, F., Kumar, R., Irvine, D.J., Formenti, S., Ngoma, T., Herskind, C., Veldwijk, M.R., Hildenbrand, G.L., Hausmann, M., Wenz, F., Hesser, J. (2017). Physics Contribution: Smart Radiation Therapy Biomaterials. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 97 624 - 637.
  • Ngwa, W., Boateng, F., Kumar, R., Irvine, D.J., Formenti, S., Ngoma, T., Herskind, C., Veldwijk, M.R., Hildenbrand, G.L., Hausmann, M., Wenz, F., Hesser, J. (2017). Smart Radiation Therapy Biomaterials. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 97(3) 624 - 637.
  • Ngwa, W., Ikhile, E., Ntekim, A., Lasebikan, N., Alabi, A., Shagaya, U.N., Omolara, F., Ali-Gombe, M., Bojude, A.D., Ngoma, M., Ngoma, T., Bhagwat, M., Irabor, O.C., Schoenfeld, J., Nguyen, P., Sajo, E., Laurie, F., Moni, J., Fitzgerald, T.J. (2017). Potential Role of the Quality Assurance Review Center Platform in Global Radiation Oncology. (99:4 pp. 956-962). International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Brivio, D., Nguyen, P.L., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W., Zygmanski, P. (2017). A Monte Carlo study of I-125 prostate brachytherapy with gold nanoparticles: dose enhancement with simultaneous rectal dose sparing via radiation shielding. Physics in medicine and biology, 62(5) 1935-1948.
  • Ngwa, W., Ngoma, T., Zietman, A., Mayr, N., Elzawawy, A., Winningham, T.A., Balogun, O., Enwerem-Bromson, N., Ntizimira, C., Olopade, O.I., Oluwole, D., Odedina, F., Williams, M., Flanigan, J., Asana, L., Ngwa, K., Avery, S., Pollard, J.M., Roland, T., Funwi-gabga, N. (2016). Closing the Cancer Divide Through Ubuntu: Information and Communication Technology-Powered Models for Global Radiation Oncology. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 94(3) 440 - 449.
  • Ngwa, Wilfred, Ngoma, Twalib,,Institute of Physics (, . (2016). Emerging models for global health in radiation oncology.
  • Hao, Y., Yasmin-Karim, S., Moreau, M., Sinha, N., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2016). Enhancing radiotherapy for lung cancer using immunoadjuvants delivered in situ from new design radiotherapy biomaterials: a preclinical study. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(24) N697.
  • Ngwa, W., Ngoma, T. (2016). Global radiation oncology made simpler: a practical guide and recommendations for high-impact radiation oncology global health. IOP Publishing
  • Ngwa, W., Ngoma, T. (2016). ICT-powered models of global radiation oncology. IOP Publishing
  • Ouyang, Z., Liu, B., Yasmin-Karim, S., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2016). Nanoparticle-aided external beam radiotherapy leveraging the Cerenkov effect. Physica Medica, 32(7) 944–947.
  • Ouyang, Z., Mainali, M.K., Sinha, N., Strack, G., Altundal, Y., Hao, Y., Winningham, T.A., Sajo, E., Celli, J., Ngwa, W. (2016). Potential of using cerium oxide nanoparticles for protecting healthy tissue during accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) . Physica Medica , 32(4) 631 - 635.
  • Mato, E.P., Pokam-Fosso, P.E., Atogho-Tiedeu, B., Noubiap, J.J., Evehe, M., Djokam-Dadjeu, R., Donfack, O.S., Ngwa, E.N., Guewo-Fokeng, M., Mbacham, W.F., others, ., Ngwa, W. (2016). The Pro12Ala polymorphism in the PPAR-2 gene is not associated to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Cameroonian population!!! BMC obesity, 3(1) 26.
  • Jermoumi, M., Yucel, A., Hao, Y., Cifter, G., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2015). A Software App for Radiotherapy with In-situ Dose-painting using high Z nanoparticles (pp. 618–621).
  • Sinha, N., Cifter, G., Sajo, E., Kumar, R., Sridhar, S., Nguyen, P.L., Cormack, R.A., Makrigiorgos, G.M., Ngwa, W. (2015). Brachytherapy Application With In Situ Dose Painting Administered by Gold Nanoparticle Eluters. International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics, 91(2) 385–392.
  • Ngwa, W., Ngoma, T., Zietman, A., Mayr, N., Elzawawy, A., Winningham, T.A., Balogun, O., Enwerem-Bromson, N., Ntizimira, C., Olopade, O.I., others, . (2015). Closing the Cancer Divide through Ubuntu: Information and Communication Technology powered models for global radiation oncology. International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics.
  • Jermoumi, M., Korideck, H., Bhagwat, M., Zygmanski, P., Makrigiogos, G., Berbeco, R., Cormack, R., Ngwa, W. (2015). Comprehensive quality assurance phantom for the small animal radiation research platform (SARRP). Physica Medica.
  • Cifter, G., Altundal, Y., Detappe, A., Sajo, E., Berbeco, R., Makrigiorgos, M., Ngwa, W. (2015). Dose enhancement during concomitant chemoradiotherapy using FDA approved concentrations of carboplatin and oxaliplatin nanoparticles (pp. 1723–1726).
  • Moreau, M., Asana, L., Ngwa, W. (2015). Information and Communication Technologies Elide Spatial and Temporal Distances to Usher in a New Era of Global Health Collaborations. International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics, 93(3) E382–E383.
  • Brivio, D., Zygmanski, P., Arnoldussen, M., Hanlon, J., Chell, E., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2015). Kilovoltage radiosurgery with gold nanoparticles for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD): a Monte Carlo evaluation. Physics in medicine and biology, 60(24) 9203.
  • Hao, Y., Cifter, G., Altundal, Y., Sinha, N., Moreau, M., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2015). MO-FG-BRA-04: Leveraging the Abscopal Effect Via New Design Radiotherapy Biomaterials Loaded with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors (42:6 pp. 3565–3565). Medical physics
  • Cifter, G., Sajo, E., Korideck, H., Kumar, R., Sridhar, S., Cormack, R., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2015). MO-FG-BRA-05: Next Generation Radiotherapy Biomaterials Loaded With Gold Nanoparticles (42:6 pp. 3565–3565). Medical physics
  • Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G.M., Berbeco, R.I., Ngwa, W. (2015). Nanoparticle-aided Radiotherapy for Retinoblastoma and Choroidal Melanoma (pp. 907–910).
  • Hao, Y., Altundal, Y., Moreau, M., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2015). New Potential for Employing Fiducials to Combat Metastasis via the Abscopal Effect. International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics, 93(3) E628.
  • Altundal, Y., Cifter, G., Detappe, A., Sajo, E., Tsiamas, P., Zygmanski, P., Berbeco, R., Cormack, R.A., Makrigiorgos, M., Ngwa, W. (2015). New potential for enhancing concomitant chemoradiotherapy with FDA approved concentrations of cisplatin via the photoelectric effect. Physica Medica, 31(1) 25–30.
  • Hao, Y., Altundal, Y., Moreau, M., Sajo, E., Kumar, R., Ngwa, W. (2015). Potential for enhancing external beam radiotherapy for lung cancer using high-Z nanoparticles administered via inhalation. Physics in medicine and biology, 60(18) 7035.
  • Ngwa, W., Sajo, E., Ngoma, T., Bortfeld, T., Gierga, D., White, K.B., Akinwande, B., Enwerem-Bromson, M.M., Teboh, F.R., Winningham, T.A., others, . (2015). Potential for information and communication technologies to catalyze global collaborations in radiation oncology. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 91(2) 444.
  • Ngwa, W., Teboh, R., Orton, C.G., others, . (2015). Radiotherapy is an appropriate treatment to consider for patients infected with the Ebola virus. Medical physics, 42(3) 1149–1152.
  • Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2015). SU-D-210-04: Using Radiotherapy Biomaterials to Brand and Track Deadly Cancer Cells (42:6 pp. 3222–3222). Medical physics
  • Ouyang, Z., Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2015). SU-ET-279: Dose Enhancement Effect Due to Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Employed as Radiation Protectants (42:6 pp. 3397–3397). Medical physics
  • Cifter, G., Chin, J., Cifter, F., Altundal, Y., Sinha, N., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2015). Targeted radiotherapy enhancement during electronic brachytherapy of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using controlled release of gold nanoparticles. Physica Medica, 31(8) 1070–1074.
  • Mainali, M., Ngwa, W., Cifter, G., Celli, J. (2015). TU-F-CAMPUS-T-01: Potential of Using Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles (CONP) for Protecting Healthy Tissue During Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI). Medical physics, 42(6) 3643–3643.
  • Brivio, D., Zygmanski, P., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2015). TU-F-CAMPUS-T-02: Monte Carlo Evaluation of Kilovoltage Radiosurgery with AuNPs for Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) (42:6 pp. 3644–3644). Medical physics
  • Jermoumi, M., Sajo, E., Houari, K., Ngwa, W. (2015). TU-F-CAMPUS-T-05: Dose Escalation to Biological Tumor Volumes of Prostate Cancer Patients Using Gold Nanoparticles (42:6 pp. 3644–3645). Medical physics
  • Ngwa, W., Sajo, E. (2015). Closing the Cancer Divide through Ubuntu: Information and Communication Technology powered models for global radiation oncology. . Int. J. Rad Onc Biol Phys, 94(3) 440-449.
  • Ngwa, W., Moreau, M., Asana, L. (2014). MO-E-18C-05: Global Health Catalyst: A Novel Platform for Enhancing Access to Medical Physics Education and Research Excellence (AMPERE). Medical Physics, 41(6) 427–427.
  • Ngwa, W., Moreau, M., Asana, L. (2014). Radiation Oncology in Resource-Poor Settings: Challenges and Opportunities for Humanitarian or Collaborative Cancer Care, Research, and Education. International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics, 90(1) S603–S604.
  • Ngwa, W., Altundal, Y., Korideck, H., Kumar, R., Sridhar, S., Cormack, R., Makrigiorgos, M. (2014). Radiation Therapy Biomaterials for Response Assessment and Nodal Detection (Brand). International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics, 90(1) S856.
  • Sinha, N., Cifter, G., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2014). SU-ET-333: Towards Customizable Radiotherapy Enhancement (CuRE) for Prostate Cancer Using Cisplatin Nanoparticles (41:6 pp. 301–301). Medical Physics
  • Jermoumi, M., Korideck, H., Zygmanski, P., Berbeco, R., Makrigiorgos, G., Cormack, R., Ngwa, W. (2014). SU-ET-89: Comprehensive Quality Assurance Phantom for the Small Animal Radiation Research Platform. Medical Physics, 41(6) 242–242.
  • Cifter, G., Chin, J., Cifter, F., Sinha, N., Bellon, J., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2014). Targeted Radiotherapy Enhancement During Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (ABPI) Using Controlled Release of Gold Nanoparticles (GNPs). Med. Phys. 41, 41 519.
  • Bortfeld, T., Ngoma, T., Odedina, F., Morgan, S., Wu, R., Sajo, E., Ngwa, W. (2014). WE-A-16A-01: International Medical Physics Symposium: Increasing Access to Medical Physics Education/Training and Research Excellence (41:6 pp. 484–486). Medical Physics
  • Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Korideck, H., Ngwa, W. (2014). WE-G-BRE-03: Dose Painting by Numbers Using Targeted Gold Nanoparticles (41:6 pp. 517–517). Medical Physics
  • Hao, Y., Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Detappe, A., Makrigiorgos, G., Berbeco, R., Ngwa, W. (2014). WE-G-BRE-06: New Potential for Enhancing External Beam Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer Using FDA-Approved Concentrations of Cisplatin Or Carboplatin Nanoparticles Administered Via Inhalation (41:6 pp. 518–518). Medical Physics
  • Zygmanski, P., Hoegele, W., Tsiamas, P., Cifter, F., Ngwa, W., Berbeco, R., Makrigiorgos, M., Sajo, E. (2013). A stochastic model of cell survival for high-Z nanoparticle radiotherapy. Medical physics, 40(2) 024102.
  • Ngwa, W. (2013). MO-F-134-04: Access for Minorities to Physics Education & Research Excellence (AMPERE). Medical Physics, 40(6) 414–414.
  • Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2013). SU-E-T-302; Customizable Radiotherapy Enhancement (CuRE) for Retinal Diseases Using Nanoparticles. Medical Physics, 40(6) 274–274.
  • Sinha, N., Sajo, E., Korideck, H., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2013). SU-E-T-586: Brachytherapy Application with in Situ Dose-Painting Administered Via Gold-Nanoparticle Eluters (BANDAGE) for Prostate Cancer (PCa). Medical Physics, 40(6) 340–340.
  • Cifter, G., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Ngwa, W. (2013). WE-A-108-02: Radiotherapy Enhancement for Prostate Cancer Using Platinum-Based Nanoparticles. Medical Physics, 40(6) 465–465.
  • Ngwa, W., Altundal, Y., Sajo, E., Makrigiorgos, G., Berbeco, R. (2013). WE-E-108-02: Tumor Vasculature Dose-Painting with FDA Approved Concentrations of Cisplatin, Oxaliplatin, and Carboplatin Nanoparticles During External Beam Radiotherapy. Medical Physics, 40(6) 488–488.