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Michael Patrick Reilly

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
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    Title(s)Lead Physicist - Radiation Treatment Planning Service


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    University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignB.S.08/2003Aerospace Engineering
    University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignM.S.12/2005Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
    University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPh.D.8/2009Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILCertificate6/2014Medical Physics
    Washington University, St. Loius, MOResidency6/2016Therapeutic Medical Physics

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    Dr. Michael Reilly is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology-Medical Physics at USC Norris Cancer Hospital and USC + Los Angeles County Medical Center.

    He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Ph.D. in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering. Following his doctoral studies, he spent several years working for a start-up company developing novel solutions for compact particle accelerators and plasma-material interactions. He also completed post-graduate studies in Medical Physics at the University of Chicago in 2014 followed be a two-year residency in Medical Physics at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Following his residency training, Dr. Reilly became a faculty Instructor in Radiation Oncology-Medical Physics where he was selected to serve as the Chief Physicist for Dosimetry and Treatment Planning services at Washington University in St. Louis. He later joined USC in April 2018 where he now serves as the lead Physicist for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning. Dr. Reilly has presented and published multiple studies investigating the use of technology in patient care. He has received NIH funding in the form on a R21 for his research investigating the use of novel imaging technologies to position patients in Radiation Oncology.

    Medical Physics Expertise: Treatment Planning, SRS/SBRT, Gamma Knife, Special Procedures

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    MM-WAVE IMAGING FOR USE IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY
    NIH R21CA227586Feb 8, 2019 - Jan 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Microwave Surface-Wave Plasma Source for Large-Area, High-Throughput, High-Quality Thin-Film Manufacturing for Solar Panels and Semiconductors
    National Science Foundation IIP-1127557Oct 1, 2011 - Sep 30, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator
    High-Efficiency Long-Lifetime Neutron Generator For Radiographic Munitions and IED Inspection
    Department of Defense W15QKN-08-C-0516Jan 1, 2010 - Jan 1, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Zhao T, Sun B, Grantham K, Rankine L, Cai B, Goddu SM, Santanam L, Knutson N, Zhang T, Reilly M, Bottani B, Bradley J, Mutic S, Klein EE. Commissioning and initial experience with the first clinical gantry-mounted proton therapy system. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 03 08; 17(2):24-40. PMID: 27074470.
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    2. M.P. Reilly, A. Curcuru, O. Green.Experimental Measurement of Optically Stimulated Luminescence Detectors in a MR-IGRT Environment Toward Assessing Magnetic Field Effects On These Devices and Their Use as An In-Vivo Dosimeter. 2016.
    3. M.P. Reilly, J. Kavanaugh, O. Green, S. Mutic.Quantitative and Dosimetric Evaluation of Offline Adaptive Radiotherapy toward Establishing a Decision Support Framework for Evaluating the Necessity for Real-time Adaptation. 2016.
    4. Howell RM, Burgett EA, Isaacs D, Price Hedrick SG, Reilly MP, Rankine LJ, Grantham KK, Perkins S, Klein EE. Measured Neutron Spectra and Dose Equivalents From a Mevion Single-Room, Passively Scattered Proton System Used for Craniospinal Irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 May 01; 95(1):249-57. PMID: 27084645.
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    5. N. Knutson, L.Rankine, M.P. Reilly, H. Li.An Intra-Institutional Study of Cone-Beam CT Dose for Image-Guided Radiation Therapy. 2015.
    6. M.P. Reilly, L. Rankine, K. Grantham, E. Klein.Quantitative Fault Testing for Commissioning of Proton Therapy Machines. 2015.
    7. Ruzic, David., Reilly, Michael, et., al.Scalable multi-role surface-wave plasma generator. 2014.
    8. Reilly M.P., G. H. Miley, and W. A. Hargus.Plume Expansion and Ionization in a Micro Laser Plasma Thruster. Journal of Propulsion and Power. 2012; 24(1).
    9. Reilly MP, Miley GH.Three dimensional measurements of the Helicon Wavelength. Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 2010; 19(4).
    10. Reilly MP, Lewis W, Miley GH. Magnetic field probes for use in radio frequency plasma. Rev Sci Instrum. 2009 May; 80(5):053508. PMID: 19485508.
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    11. G. H. Miley, H. Momota, L. Wu, Reilly, M., et al.IEC Thrusters for Space Probe Applications and Propulsion. 2009; 164-174.
    12. D. E. Kirtley, A. D. Gallimore, J. Haas, Reilly, M.High Density Magnetized Toroid Formation and Translation within XOCOT: An Annular Field Reversed Configuration Plasma Concept. 2007; 19.