2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Physics, Electrical Engineering
Supported by: Bio-X and Physics Department
Mentor: Mary Teruel, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology

Eric is a rising senior majoring in physics and electrical engineering. Eric grew up in Palo Alto, attending Gunn High School. He is working in the department of radiation oncology under the advisement of Peter Maxim and Bill Loo to help improve treatment plans for patients with tumors in the lung and esophagus.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 17, 2011:

Personalizing Treatment Plans Using Deep Inspiration, Expiration, and Free Breathing

Eric Johnston1,2, Maximillian Diehn3, Bill Loo3, Peter Maxim3
[Departments of Physics1, Electrical Engineering2, and Radiation Oncology3; Stanford University]