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  • 1. CURRI C U L U M VITA E PRADIP P. AMIN, M.D. Associate Professor DATE: January, 2008 PERSONAL INFORMATION: Department of Radiation Oncology University of Maryland School of Medicine 22 S. Greene Street Baltimore, MD 21201 410-328-8995 410-328-5279 (Fax) E-Mail: pamin@umaryland.edu Foreign Languages: Gujarati and Swahili Education: 1968-1970 Pre-Med Elphinstone College, University of Bombay, India 1970-1974 Med T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay, India 1975-1976 Internship T.N. Medical College, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Bombay, India Post Graduate Education & Training: 1976-1976 Surgical Residency B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Bombay, India 1977-1978 Rotating Internship University of Louisville, School of Medicine Louisville, Kentucky 1978-1981 Residency Department of Radiation Oncology University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD 21201 1980-1981 Chief Resident Department of Radiation Oncology University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Certification: June 1981 American Board of Radiology/Therapeutic Radiology Medical Licensures: State of Maryland, No. D0022250, expiration 9/30/08 Drug Enforcement Administration, No. AA8365276, expiration 6/30/09 Controlled Dangerous Substance, No. M11082, expiration 6/30/08 Employment History: 1981-1982 Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical School Instructor University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 1982-2004 Department of Radiation Oncology, Assistant Professor University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 1982-Present Department of Medicine, Attending Physician Radiation Oncology, Baltimore Veteran’s Administration Medical Center 1
  • 2. Baltimore, MD 1988-Present Department of Radiation Oncology, Attending Physician University of Maryland Professional Office 419 W. Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 1991-1996 Department of Radiation Oncology, Attending Physician Harbor Hospital Medical Center, Gruehn Building Baltimore, MD 1993-Present UMMS Gamma Knife Center, Attending Physician Radiation Oncologist, University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD 1993-Present Department of Surgery, Assistant Professor, Secondary Appointment Division of Urology, University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD 1998-Present Howard County General Hospital, Attending Physician (Brachytherapy Prostate), Columbia, MD 1995-Present Department of Radiation Oncology, Attending Physician Central Maryland Oncology Center, Columbia, MD 2001-Present Department of Medical Imaging: Radiation Oncology, Attending Physician Montgomery General Hospital, Denit Cancer Center, Olney, MD 2002-Present Department of Radiation Oncology, Courtesy Provisional Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD 2004-Present Department of Radiation Oncology, Associate Professor University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Professional Memberships: The Baltimore City Medical Society The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland The American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology The American Society of Clinical Oncology Major Consultantships: 1981 - 1982 Department of Radiation Therapy, Washington County Hospital Hagerstown, Maryland, Attending Radiotherapist 2
  • 3. Administrative Service: Institutional Service: 1. Advisory Board, Healthwatch Newsletter - 1990 - present (Healthwatch is the newsletter of the Healthwatch Program, cosponsored by UMAB's Office of Student Life and Student & Employee Health, and UMCC.) 2. Member, Clinical Years Subcommittee - 1990 - present 3. Interviewer, Committee on Admissions, University of Maryland School of Medicine 1987 - present 4. Human Use Sub-Committee (HUSC) Radiation Safety Committee University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1992 - Present 5. Cancer Committee University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1992-2001 6. Gamma Knife Committee University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1991 - Present 7. Neuro-Oncology Task Force University of Maryland School of Medicine – 1993 - 1999 8. Credentials Committee Medical Staff and Graduate Medical Services University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1993 - Present 9. Clinical Service Standards Committee UPI Executive Office UMPB - July 2001 - Present 10. Performance Improvement Steering Committee Quality Assurance, UMMS May, 2001 - Present 11. Maryland General Hospital Member of Cancer Committee May, 2001 – Present 12. University of Maryland School of Medicine Member of Faculty Assembly, Governance Body of the School of Medicine Representative for Radiation Oncology Department May, 2003 – Present 3
  • 4. 13. University of Maryland School of Medicine Member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the School of Medicine Representative for Radiation Oncology Department July, 2003 – Present 14. University of Maryland School of Medicine School of Medicine Council Meetings Representative for Radiation Oncology Department October, 2003 - Present Local and National Service Reviewer: 2003 International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics (IJROBP) 2003 Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment (TCRT) Administrative Positions: 1981-Present Coordinator of Departmental Medical Student Rotations University of Maryland School of Medicine 1981-Present Member of Department Quality Assurance Committee Radiation Oncology Department University of Maryland School of Medicine 1991-2000 Member of Institutional Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Planning Committee University of Maryland School of Medicine Community Services: February-April, 2002 Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Prostate Cancer Medical Advisory Committee “Prostate Cancer Minimal Elements for Information, Screening Diagnosis, Treatment & Follow Up Center for Cancer Surveillance & Control”, published in Prostate Min Elements, p.7, 7/14/02. Teaching Service: University of Maryland School of Medicine 1980 - 1990 Medical Students - Didactic lectures every three weeks. 1980 - present Grand Rounds: (a) Department of Radiation Oncology twice a year Invited presentations: (a) Division of Urology (b) Department of Anesthesiology (c) Division of Medical Oncology 1981 – present Annual lectures in clinical radiation oncology. 4
  • 5. 1981 – present Morning quality assurance/teaching conference (5 x’s/week). 1981 – present Monthly journal club presentations. 1981 – present Monthly morbidity and mortality conference. 1981 - present Radiation Therapy Technologists - Didactic lectures day-to-day on the job teaching. 1981 - present Residents in the Department of Radiation Oncology Residency Program - (a) routine day-to-day teaching; (b) regular didactic lectures on GU and Brain Malignancies. 1981 – present Hematology/Oncology Fellow Education – Fellows rotating through Radiation Oncology Department. 1998 – present Radiation Oncology Course Director for Senior Electives for Medical Students including both University of Maryland School of Medicine and Medical Students from out of state. 2001 – present Coordinator for Radiation Oncology Department Small Group Discussion Program University of Maryland School of Medicine 2001 – present Radiation Therapy Dosimetry Students Lectures in clinical radiation oncology University of Maryland School of Medicine Grant Support: INSTITUTIONAL 1. A Phase II Study Evaluating External Radiation and Transperineal Implantation (TPI) with Adjuvant Docetaxel and Total Androgen Suppression (TAS) In Patients With Poor Prognosis Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer. Protocol: GCC#0003 (Institutional Principal Investigator). $180,000 Aventis 2. A Phase I Clinical Trial Assessing Temozolomide and Tamoxifen With Concomitant Radiotherapy For The Treatment of High–Grade Gliomas. Protocol: GCC#0071 (Institutional Principal Investigator). $25,500 Schering Plough NATIONAL 1. Randomized Phase III Trial of XcytrinÒ (Motexafin Gadolinium) Injection for the Treatment of Brain Metastases in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Undergoing Whole Brain Radiation Therapy. Protocol # PCYC-0211 (Principal Investigator for University of Maryland Medical Systems. 5
  • 6. $204,100 Pharmacyclics FUNDED INTERGROUP NATIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS 1. A phase II Trial of Androgen Suppression For 6 Months Combined with External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT) With Brachytherapy Boost For Patients With Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer. CALGB Protocol # 99809 (Principal Investigator for University of Maryland Medical Systems. 2. Phase III Protocol of Androgen Suppression (AS) and RT vx AS and RT Followed by Chemo w/Paclitaxel, Estgramustin and Etoposide (TEE) for Localized, High-Risk Prostate Cancer. RTOG Protocol #9902. (Principal Investigator for University of Maryland Medical Systems. 3. A Phase III Randomized Study of High Dose 3D-CRT vs Standard dose 3D-CRT in Patients Treated for Localized Prostate Cancer. RTOG Protocol #P-0126. (Principal Investigator for University of Maryland Medical Systems. PAST ACTIVE INVESTIGATIONAL STUDIES: INSTITUTIONAL 1. Salazar, O.M., Amin, P.P., and Salcman, M.: Postoperative Single Large Weekly Priming Doses Plus Twice Weekly Fractionation for Malignant Gliomas, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Maryland, 1983. 2. Amin, P.P., and Salazar, O.M.: Daily Decreasing High-Dose Fraction Schedule for Malignant Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain - A High Risk Pilot Study, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Maryland, 1984. 3. Slawson, R.G., and Amin, P.P.: High Dose Cranial Irradiation Versus Standard Cranial Irradiation for Metastatic Disease to the Brain - A Randomized Study, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Maryland, 1985. 4. Salazar, O.M., Amin, P.P., Salcman, M., Kaplan, R. and Sewchand, W.: Intraoperative Interstitial Irradiation for Recurrent Primary and Solitary Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Phase II Pilot Study, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Maryland, 1985. 5. Amin, P.P., Salazar, O.M. and Young, J.D.: Half-Body Irradiation Plus Pelvic RT for Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer. Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Univ. of Maryland, 1985. PAST EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY RESEARCH: 1981 -Interstitial brachytherapy in dog brains. 1983 -Combined thermobrachytherapy in pig brains. 2002 -I-125 Brachytherapy in rat brains. Publications: 6
  • 7. Journals (Refereed) 1. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Drzymala, R.E., Salazar, O.M., Salcman, M., Samaras, G.M. and Botero, E.: Removable High Intensity Iridium-192 Brain Implants: Technique and In Vivo Measurements in Canine Brain. J. of Neuro-oncol., Vol. 2, 177-185, 1984. 2. Sewchand, W., Drzymala, R.E., Amin, P.P., Salcman, M.S., Salazar, O.M.: Radiation Control in the Intensive Care Unit for High Intensity Iridium-192 Brain Implants. Neurosurgery Vol. 20, No. 4, Pg. 584, 1984. 3. Poussin-Rosillo, H., Salazar, O.M., Prempree, T., Amin, P.P., Slawson, R.G., Patanaphan, V. and Sewchand, W.: Palliative Half-Body Irradiation: Single and Fractionated Doses. American Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8:172-177, 1985. 4. Salcman, M.S., Sewchand, W.S., Amin, P.P., Bellis, E.H.: Technique and Preliminary Results of Interstitial Irradiation for Primary Brain Tumors. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 4, (2):141-149, 1986. 5. Salazar, O.M., Samaras, G.M., Eddy, H.A., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W., Drzymala, R.E. and Bajaj, K.G.: Neurobrachy Therapy: A New Frontier. Endocurietherapy/Hyperthermia Oncology, 2:S-3-S-15, 1986. 6. Salazar, O.M., Slawson, R.G., Poussin-Rosillo, H., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W., and Strohl, R.A.: A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Once-A-Week vs. Daily Radiation Therapy for Locally-Advanced, Non-Metastatic Lung Cancer: A Preliminary Report. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 12(5):779-787, May 1986. 7. Sewchand, W., Drzymala, R.E., Amin, P.P., Salcman, M., and Salazar, O.M.: Radiation Control in the ICU for High Intensity Iridium-192 Brain Implants. Neurosurgery 20, 4:584-588, April 1987. 8. Randall, T.M., Drake, D.K., Sewchand, W.S. (Acknowledgments: Salcman M., Amin, P.P.: Neuro-Oncology Update: Radiation Safety and Nursing Care During Interstitial Brachytherapy. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 19(6):315-320, 1987. 9. Chougule, P., Aygun, C., Salazar, O.M., Young, J., Prempree, T. and Amin, P.P.: Radiation Therapy for Transitional Cell Bladder Carcinoma: A Ten Year Experience. Urology 23:91-95, 1988. 10. Slawson, R.G., Salazar, O.M., Poussin-Rosillo, H., Amin, P.P., Strohl, R.A. and Sewchand W.: Once-A-Week vs. Conventional Daily Radiation Treatment for Lung Cancer: Final Report Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. 15:61-68, 1988. 11. Salcman, M., Bellis, E., Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P.: Technical Aids for the Flexible Use of Leksell Stereotactic System. Neurological Research, II:89-96, 1989. 12. Eddy, H.A., Salazar, O.M., Amin, P.P., Better, W.E., Ro, J.: Acute Histopathologic Changes in Brain Following Interstitial Hyperthermia and Irradiation. Endocurietherapy/Hyperthermia Oncology: 8:27-40, 1992. 13. Griffin, P.C., Amin, P.P., Hughes, P., Levine, A.M., Sewchand, W., Salazar, O.M. Pelvic 7
  • 8. Mass: CT-Guided Interstitial Catheter Implantation with High Dose Rate Remote Afterloader. Radiology, 191(2):581-583, May, 1994. 14. Morikawa, M., Numaguchi, Y., Rigamonti, D., Kuroiwa, T., Rothman, M.I., Zoarski, G.H., Simard, J.M., Eisenberg, H., Amin, P.P. Radiosurgery for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Assessment of Early Phase Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Significance of Gadolinium-DTPA Enhancement. Int.J.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. 34(3):663-675, February, 1996. 15. Kyprianou, N., Mackey, T.J., Borkowski, A., Amin, P.P., Jacobs, S.J. bc1-2/bax Ratio As a Predictive Marker For Therapeutic Response To Radiotherapy In Patients With Prostate Cancer. Urology 52, (6):1-6, 1998. 16. Li, B., Yu, J., Suntharalingam, M., Kennedy, A.S., Amin, P.P., Chen, Z., Zin, R., Guo, S., Han, T., Wang, Y., Yu, N., Song, G., Want, L. Comparison of Three Treatment Options for Single Brain Metastasis From Lung Cancer. Int.J.Cancer, ;90(1):37-45, February, 20, 2000. 17. Sansur, C., Chin, L., Ames, J., Banegura, A., Aggrawal, S., Ballesteros, M., Amin, P.P., Simard, J.M., Eisenberg, H. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for The Treatment of Brain Metastases. Stereotact.Funct.Neurosurg. ; 74:34-51, 2000. 18. Gupta, P., Meisneberg, B., Amin, P.P.,, Pomeranz, H. RADIATION RETINOPATHY: The Role of Pentoxifylline. The Journal of Retinal & Viteous Diseases, Vol., 21, No. 5, pp, 545-547, 2001. 19. Szostak, M.J., Kaur, P., Amin, P.P., Jacobs, S.C., Kyprianou, N. Apoptosis and bcl-2 Expression in Prostate Cancer: Significance in Clinical Outcome After Brachytherapy. The Journal of Urology, Vol. 165, 2126-2130, June, 2001. 8
  • 9. 20. Ma, L.; Yu, Cedric; Earl, Matthew; Holmes, Tim; Sarfaraz, Mehrdad; Li, X. Allen; Shepard, David; Amin, Pradip; DiBiase, Steven; Suntharalingam, Mohan; Mansfield, Carl. Optimized Intensity-modulated Arc Therapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment. Int.J.Cancer (Radiat.Oncol.Invest) 96, 379-384, 2001. 21. Young, Kwok; DiBiase, Steven J.; Amin, Pradip P.; Naslund, Michael; Sklar, Geoffrey; Jacobs, Stephen C. Risk Group Stratification in Patients Undergoing Permanent 125I Prostate Brachytherapy As Monotherapy. Int.J.Radiation Oncology Biol.Phys, Vol 53, No. 3, pp.588-594, 2002. 22. Nwokedi, E.C., DiBiase, S.J., Jabbour, S., B.S., Herman, J., Amin, P.P., Chin, L. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme. Clinical Studies, Neurosurgery, Vol 50, No. 1, page 41-47, January, 2002. 23. Flannery, T.W., Suntharalingam, M., Kwok, Y., Koffman, B. H., Amin, P.P., Chin, L.S., Nicol, B., Fowler, Z., Young, A.B., Regine, W.F. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Synchronous vs Metachronous Solitary Brain Metastases from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Elsevier – Lung Cancer, Vol 42, pp 327-333, 2003. 24. DiBiase, S.J., Kwok, Y., Yovino, S., Arena, C., Naqvi, S., Temple, R., Regine, W.F., Amin,P.P., Guo, C., Chin, L.S. Factors Predicting Local Tumor Control After Gamma Knife Stereotatic Radiosurgery For Benign Intracranial Meningiomas. Int.J.Radiation Oncology Biol.Phys, Vol 60, No. 5, pp. 1515-1519, 2004. 25. Herman, J.M., Petit, J.H., Amin, P.P., Kwok, Y., Dutta, P.R., Chin, L.S. Repeat Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Refractory or Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia: Treatment Outcomes and Quality-of-Life Assessment. Int.J.Radiation Oncology Biol.Phys. Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp 112-116, May, 2004. 26. Hussain, A., Dawson, N., Amin, P.P., Engstrom, C., Dorsey, B., Siegel, E., Guo, C. Docetaxel Followed by Hormone Therapy in Men Experiencing Increasing Prostate-Specific Antigen After Primary Local Treatments for Prostate Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 23, No. 12, pp 2789-2796, April, 2005. 27. Gabayan, A., Green, S., Sanan, A., Jenrette, J., Schutz, C., Papagikos, M., Tatter, S., Patel, A., Amin, P.P., Lustig, R., Bastin, K., Watson, G., Burri, St., Stea, B. GliaSite Brachytherapy for Treatment of Recurrent malignant Gliomas: A Retrospective Multi-Institutional Analysis. Neurosurgery, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp 701-709, April, 2006. 28. Dhople, A., Kwok, Y., Chin, L., Shepard, D., Slawson, R., Amin, P.P., Regine, W. Efficacy and Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients With Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia Treated With Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. Int.J.Radiation Oncology Biol.Phys. Vol. 69, Issue 2, pp 397-403, October, 2007. 9
  • 10. Journ al s (N o n - R e f e r e e d ) 1. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Drzymala, R.E. and Salazar, O.M.: Interstitial Brain Irradiation by Removable High Intensity I-192: Technical Parameters and Radiation Control. (In) Proceedings Tenth Varian Users Meeting, pp. 58-63, ,California, Apr. 15-17, 1984. 2. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Drzymala, R.E. and Salazar, O.M.: Interstitial Brain Irradiation by Removable High Intensity Iridium 192: Technical Parameters and Radiation Control. [In] Proceedings Tenth Varian Users Meeting, pp. 58-63, California, Apr. 1984. 3. Sewchand, W., Lei, T., Renner, W.D., Amin, P.P., Salazar, O.M., Ultrasound-Based Real-Time Brachytherapy Planning: Application to Prostatic Cancer. International Brachytherapy, pp. 122-124, 1992. Nucletron. 4. Hussain, A., Dawson, N. Amin, P.P., Naslund, M., Engstrom, C., Chen, T. Docetaxel Followed by Hormone Therapy After Failure of Definitive Treatments for Clinically Localized/Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: Preliminary Results. Seminars in Oncology, Vol. 28, Suppl. 15,: pp 22-31, August, 2001. Book Chapters: Amin, P.P.: Role of Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer Book: Advances in Urologic Oncology, Editors: Javadpour N., Murphy G.P., Alan R. Liss, N.Y., Progress in Clinical and Biological Research Vol. 277, Pages 119-126, 1988 Abstracts: Poussin-Rosillo, H., Salazar, O.M., Prempree, T., Amin, P.P., Patanaphan, V.P., Sewchand, W.: Systemic Half-Body Radiation Achievements and Perspectives. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Biol. and Phys., 129,October, 1982. Slawson, R., Salazar, O.M., Poussin-Rosillo, H. and Amin, P.P.: Once-A-Week vs. Conventional Daily Radiation Treatment for Lung Cancer, Preliminary Report of a Prospective Randomized Study, Presented at ASTRO, Los Angeles, California, October, 1983. Abstract Published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys., October, 1983. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Poussin-Rosillo, H. and Salazar, O.M.: Basic Dose Date and In Vivo Dose Measurements for 125I Brachytherapy, Presented at ASTRO, Los Angeles, California, October, 1983. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys., Vol 9, Suppl. 1:75, 1983. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Drzymala, R.E. and Salazar, O.M.: Interstitial Brain Irradiation by Removable High-Intensity Iridium-192: Technical Parameters and Radiation Control. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Varian Users Meeting, Palm Springs, California, April, 1984. Ravelo, R., Amin, P.P., and Salazar, O.M.: Iodine-125 Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer: The University of Maryland Experience. Proceedings Mid-Atlantic Amer. Soc. Rad. Oncol., Virginia, May, 1984. Salcman, M., Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P. and Bellis, E.: CT-Guided Stereotactic Surgery and Interstitial Irradiation for Glial Tumors. Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Biology of Brain Tumor at Maila Vale Hospital, London, England, October 24-26, 1984. J. of Neuro-Oncology, Vol. 10
  • 11. 2:282, 1984. Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., Drzymala, R.E. and Salazar, O.M.: Interstitial Brain Irradiation by Removable High-Intensity Iridium-192: Pre-Clinical Evaluation, Dosimetric Planning and Bedside Shielding. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Biol. Phys. Vol. 10, Suppl. II:94, 1984. Salazar, O.M., Samaras, G., Eddy, H., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W., Drzymala, R., Bajaj, K.: Models and Methodology to Assess Normal Brain Damage after Interstitial Hyperthermia (IHT) and Interstitial Radiation (IRT) and Their Combination. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. 11, Suppl. 1:108, September, 1985. Chougule, P., Salazar, O.M., Aygun, C., Amin, P.P.: Radiation Therapy for Transitional Cell Bladder Cancer. Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Radiology, Hawaii, July, 1985. Slawson, R., Salazar, O.M., Poussin-Rosillo, H., Amin, P.P., Strohl, R.: Late Effects of Irradiation in Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Once-Weekly Radiation Treatment. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys., 11, Suppl..1:107, September, 1985. Drzymala, R.E., Wilson, P.D., Sewchand, W., Salazar, O.M., and Amin, P.P.: Treatment Planning for Brachyradiotherapy of Brain Tumors. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 11, Suppl. 1:93, 1985. Robinson, W., Amin, P.P., Solomon, L., Sewchand, W.: Open Implantation of I-125 Seeds for Recurrent Malignant Brain Tumors. Abstract published in Proceeding of Radiation Research Society. American Assoc. of Neuro. Surgeons Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, December, 1985. Salcman, M., Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P., and Bellis, E.: CT-Guided Stereotactic Surgery and Interstitial Irradiation for Glial Tumors. Proceedings Texas Med. Assoc., May 1986. Eddy, H.A., Samaras G.M., Salazar O.M., Amin, P.P.: Histopathologic Lesions in Normal Brain After Interstitial Irradiation and Hyperthermia. Radiation Research Society Proceedings, 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1986. Salcman, M., Sewchand, W., Amin, P.P. and Bellis, E.H.: Technique and Preliminary Results of Interstitial Irradiation for Recurrent Glial Tumors. [in] Second International Symposium on the Biology of Brain Tumor, 1987. Eddy, H.A., Salazar, O.M., Better, W.E., Ro. J., Amin, P.P., Acute Pathologic Changes In Brain After Interstitial Irradiation and Hyperthermia. Abstract published in Proceeding of Radiation Research Society, 37th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, March, 1989. Huhn, S., Salcman, M., Amin, P.P., Kaplan, R.S., Sewchand, W.S.: Combined Interstitial Hyperthermia and Either Interstitial Radiation or Chemotherapy for Malignant Glioma. Presented at Southern Neurosurgical Society Meeting, March, 1989. 11
  • 12. Sewchand, W., Lei, T., Slawson, R., Amin, P.P., Salazar, O.M.: A CT Image Segmentation Technique for Tissue/Tumor Identification and Quantitative Evaluation. Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. Vol. 17, Suppl. 1, pg. 143, 1989. Eddy, H.A., Salazar, O.M., Ro. J., Amin, P.P.: Development and Repair of Hyperthermal Damage in Brain. Int. J. of Rad. Onc. Bio. Phys., Vol. 21, Supple. 1, Pg. 236, 1991. Sewchand, W., Lei, T., Amin, P.P.: Digitization and Image Segmentation for Ultrasound Imaging: Experience with Brachytherapy Planning for Prostate Cancer. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys., Accepted for Oral Presentation at ASTRO Meeting, San Diego, California, Nov. 9-12, 1992. Fiandaca, M., Wolf A., Rigamonti D., Robinson, W., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W.: Pros and Cons of a Subspecialty Neurosurgical Team Management of Gamma Knife Radiosurgical Patients. Abstract Published in the Proceedings of 1st Congress of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 1994. Sewchand, W., Sjodin L., Amin, P.P., Fiandaca, M., Wolf, A., Rigamonti, D., Salazar O.: Variable Effective Collimation for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Using Coincident and Displaced Multiple Weighted Fields. Abstract published in the Proceedings of 1st Congress of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 1994. Lei, T., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W., Giorgi, C. Image Segmentation and its Application in Gamma Plan. The 7th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting, Lanai, Hawaii, Nov. 11-15, 1995. Novoa, J.O., Daly, B.D., Krebs, T.L., Wong, J.J., Amin, P.P. Helical CT Evaluation of Radiation Seed Implantation for Prostate Carcinoma. Annual Meeting Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1995. Lei, T., Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W. Gamma Knife Accuracy Test Procedure. Brain Trust, The Journal of Leksell Gamma Knife Society. Vol. 1, No. 1, Feb., 1996. Levine, A.M., Virkus, W.W., Amin, P.P. Brachytherapy in The Treatment of Spinal Neoplasms. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - Scientific Program, February, 1996. Lei, T., Ames, J., Amin, P.P., Chin, L., Eisenberg, H., Simard, M., Sewchand, W. Gamma Knife Annual Calibration - Procedures and Results. Brain Trust, The Journal of Leksell Gamma Knife Society. Vol. 1, No. 2, June, 1996. Lei, T., Ames, J.W., Amin, P.P., Chin, L., Eisenberg, H., Sewchand, W., Simard, M. Image Segmentation in Leksell Gamma Plan, Brain Trust. The Journal of Leksell Gamma Knife Society, Vol. 1, No. 3, August, 1996. Lei, T., Ames, J.W., Amin, P.P., Chin, L., Eisenberg, H., Sewchand, W., Simard, M. Geometric Distortion of Digital Angiography Image. Brain Trust - The Journal of The Leksell Gamma Knife Society, Vol. 2, No. 1, February, 1997. 12
  • 13. Amin, P.P., Vines, E., Ampey, L., Sewchand, W., Jacobs, S. The Significance of Prostate Biopsy Following Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer. The Journal of Urology, Vol. 157, No. 4, Page 191, Annual Meeting of American Urological Association, New Orleans, LA. April 12-15, 1997. Amin, P.P., Jacobs, S., Mansfield, C.M. Follow-Up Prostate Biopsy & PSA Levels for Assessment of Efficacy of I-125 Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer. Accepted for Oral Presentation as a Scientific Paper at the 84th Annual Meeting of RSNA, Chicago, IL, Nov. 30, 1998. Aggarwal, S., Ames, J., Amin, P., Bzanegura, A., Sansur, C., Massimo, F., Chin, L., Mansfield, C.M. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Metastatic Disease to the Brain from Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Vol. 42, Issue 1, Supplement 1, p. 262, 1998. Sansur, C., Ames, J., Banequra, A., Aggarwal, S., Ballesteros, M., Amin, P.P., Chin, L. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Treatment of Brain Metastases. American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1999. Koffman, B., Amin, P., Levine, A., VanEcho, D. 2301 High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in the Management of Adult Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Volume 45 Issue 3, Supplement 1, p 435., 1999. Fowler, B., Suntha, M., Koffman, B., Nichols, B., Chin, L., Amin, P., Young, A., Regine, W. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Synchronous vs Metachronous Solitary Brain Metastases from Non Small Cell Lung Cancer. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Volume 48, Issue 3, Supplement 1, p 300-301. 2000. Ma, L., Yu, C., Sarfaraz, M., Holmes, T., Shepard, D., Li, A., DiBiase, St., Amin, P., Suntha, M., Mansfield, C. Simplified Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy for Prostate Cancer Treatments. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Volume 48, Issue 3, Supplement 1, p 350-351, 2000. Kwok, Y., DiBiase, S., Amin, P.P., Jacobs, S. Risk Group Stratification in Patients Undergoing Permanent I-125 Prostate Brachytherapy. Accepted for presentation at the 87th Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting of RSNA, Chicago, IL, November 25, 2001. Hussain, A., Dawson, N., Amin, P.P., Naslund, M., DiBiase, S., Engstrom, C., Swallow, S., Dorsey, T., Chen, T., Holder, L., Line, B. Docetaxel Followed by Hormone Therapy in Men Who Fail Biochemically After Definitive Local Treatments For Prostate Cancer. . American Society of Clinical Oncology, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Vol. 20, Part 2 of 2, p. 160b, May 12-15, 2001. Hussain, A., Dawson, N., Amin, P.P., Naslund, M., Engstrom, C., Chen, T., Phase II trial of docetaxel followed by hormone therapy in men failing biochemically after definitive local treatments for prostate cancer. Program and Abstract Suppl.J.Urol., May, 2001. Kwok, Y., DiBiase, S., Yovino, S., Arena, C., Temple, R., Regine, W., Amin, P., Guo, C., Chin, L. Improved Outcome with Adequate Dural Tail Coverage in Patients with Intracranial Meningiomas Treated with Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Vol. 47, Issue 2, Supplement 1, pp S324-S325, October, 2003. 13
  • 14. D’Souza, W., Lee, C., DiBiase, S., Amin, P., Yu, C., Regine, W. Quantifying systematic and Random Setup Uncertainties Using Daily Ultrasound-Based Localization During Prostate Radiotherapy. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys, Vol. 57, Issue 2, Supplement 1, pp S336. October, 2003. Li, X., Wang, J., Amin, P., Earl, M., Shepard, D. Using IMRT To Repair Unacceptable Dose Distributions of Prostate Implants. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Vol. 57, Issue 2, Supplement 1. pp S434. October, 2003. DiBiase, S., Dawson, N., Naslund, M., Hussain, A., Kataria, R., Bangalore, M., Dhople, A., Guo, C., and Amin, P. Phase II Study of Combined External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT), Brachytherapy (PB), Total Androgen Suppression (TAS), and Adjuvant Docetaxel (AD) in Poor-Risk, Localized Prostate Cancer (PCa). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2004 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings (Post- Meeting Edition). Vol. 22, No. 14S (July 15 Supplement), p:4764, 2004. Kwok, Y., Murali, N., Chin, L., Bangalore, M., Amin, P.P., Regine, W.R. Long-Term Results of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenomas. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Volume 60, 1, Supplement 1, pp S551-S551, September, 2004. Jaboin, J., James, R., Stallmeyer, B., Shaw, N., Slawson, R., Amin, P.P., Chin, L.S., Simard, J., Regine, W.F. An Analysis of Dose-Staged Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Large Cerebral Arteriorvenous Malformations. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Vol. 63, Supplement 1, pp S258-S259, October, 2005. DiBiase, S., Dawson, N., Kwok, Y., Kataria, R., Hussain, A., Nagda, S., Bangalore, Amin, P.P. Phase II Trial of External Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Androgen Deprivation and Docetaxel Chemotherapy for High-Risk, Localized Prostate Cancer. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Vol 63, Supplement 1, pp S296-S297, October, 2005. Patel, S., Kwok, Y., Shepard, D., Chin, L., Slawson, R., Amin, P.P., Regine, W. Evaluating the Influenece of Dose-Rate on Outcome with Gamma-Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Int.Jour.Rad.Onc.Biol.Phys. Volume 63, Supplement, pp S429., October, 2005. VISITING PROFESSOR PROGRAM: Program of Continuing Education, University of Maryland School of Medicine Major Invited Speeches - Regional: 1. "Role of Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer". Presented at Symposium on "Advances in Urologic Oncology", Baltimore, Apr. 4, 1987. 2. “Advances in Prostatic Cancer: Role of Radiotherapy". Presented at Maryland Urologic Society's conference on "Advances in the Management of Urologic Cancer" , Baltimore. Abstract published in Proceedings of the Conference, March 4, 1989. 3. "Gamma Knife". Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologists, 33rd Annual Meeting, Solomon's Island, Maryland, September 19, 1992. 4. "Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Malignant Brain Tumors" - Amin, 14
  • 15. P.P., Sewchand W.S., Fiandaca, M.S. - University of Maryland Cancer Center Grand Rounds, October 1, 1992. 5. "Gamma Knife at University of Maryland Indications and Technical Considerations". Mid-Atlantic Society of Radiation Oncologists Meeting, Richmond, Virginia, October 10, 1992 6. "Ultrasound Guided Transperineal I125 Implants of Prostate - The University of Maryland Experience". Presented jointly by Suntharalingam, M. at Mid-Atlantic Society of Radiation Oncologists Meeting, Richmond, Virginia, October 10, 1992. 7. “Early Detection and Management of Prostate Cancer”, at Eastern Shore Medical Center, Cambridge, Maryland, September 8, 1993. 8. “Early Detection and Management of Prostate Cancer” at Kent & Queen Anne's Hospital, Chestertown, Maryland, February 23, 1994. 9. "Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer". Amin, P. - University of Maryland, Department of Urology Grand Rounds, March 14, 1996. 10. “Management of Cancer in the Elderly” Amin, P. - University of Maryland, Department of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds, March 27, 2002. 11. “Pain Management”. Amin, P. - University of Maryland, Chronic Pain Center, Professional Building, Grand Rounds, June 11, 2002. 12. “Stage II Seminoma”. Amin,P. - University of Maryland, Radiation Oncology Attending Lecture for Residents, September 19, 2002. 13. “Bladder/Kidney”. Amin, P. - University of Maryland, Radiation Oncology Attending Lecture for Dosimetry Students, October 21, 2002. 14. “Results of Brachytherapy”. Amin, P. - University of Maryland, Radiation Oncology Attending Lecture for Residents, November 12, 2002. 15. “Prostate Brachytherapy”. Amin, P. - Maryland General Hospital Tumor Board, Lecture for Residents, March 13, 2003. Major Invited Speeches - National: 1. Amin, P.P., and Salazar, O.M.: Prognostic Factors in Treatment of Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression, Presented at ASTRO, Los Angeles, Calif., Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys., October, 1983. 2. Amin, P.P., Salazar, O.M., Salcman, M., Sewchand, W., Drzymala, R., Bellis, E., Wilson, D.: Stereotactic Radioactive Brain Implants: The Opening of a New Frontier in Neuro-oncology. Presented at ASTRO, Miami Beach, Florida, October, 1985. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. Vol. 11, Suppl. 1, September, 1985. 3. Amin, P.P., Sewchand, W., Ravelo, R., Salazar, O.M.: Correlation of Clinical Evaluation and 15
  • 16. Dosimetry for I-125 Implants of Prostate Carcinoma. Presented at RSNA, Chicago, Abstract published in Radiology, 157 (p):144, November, 1985. 4. Amin, P.P., Salazar, O.M., Salcman, M., Sewchand, W.: Patterns of Failure and factors Affecting Outcome in Patients Receiving Interstitial Brain Irradiation. Presented at ASTRO Meeting, Boston, October, 1987. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad. Oncol, Biol. Phys., Vol. 13, Pg. 149, October, 1987. 5. Amin, P.P., Fiandaca, M., Wolf, A., Rigamonti, D., Robinson, W.: Brachytherapy of Brain Tumors with Intraoperative Insertion of 125I seeds. Accepted for Oral Presentation at 78th Scientific Assembly of RSNA, Chicago, Abstract to be published in Radiology. November 29- December 4, 1992. 6. Amin, P.P, Fiandaca, M., Sewchand, W., Wolf, A., Rigamonti, D., Salazar, O.: Irradiation with the Gamma Unit for Recurrent Previously Irradiated Patients. Accepted for Oral Presentation at 1st Congress of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, Stockholm, Sweden, June 16-19, 1993. Proferred Communications: Posters: 1. Aggrawal, S., Ames, John W., Amin, P.P., Banegura, A., Sansur, C., Fiandaca, M., Chin, L. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Metastatic Disease to Brain From Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma. 40th ASTRO Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October, 1998. 2. Koffman, B., Amin, P.P., Levine, A.M., VanEcho, D.A. High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in the Management of Adult Soft Tissue Sarcomas. 41st ASTRO Meeting, San Antonio, TX, November, 1999. 3. Hussain, P., Amin, P.P., Dawson, N., DiBiase, S., Engstrom, C., Naslund, M., Lun, L. Weekly paclitaxel, concurrent radiation (RT) and androgen ablation (AA) in men with recurrent or locally advanced prostate cancer (LAPC). General Poster presented at ASCO 38th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 18-21, 2002. Exhibits: 1. Sewchand, W., Slawson, R.G. and Amin, P.P.: Integrating CT Diagnosis and Therapy Planning. Demonstration Case. Presented as a Technical Exhibit (Pfizer Medical Systems, Inc.) at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Dallas, Texas, 1980. 2. Drzymala, R., Wilson, D., Sewchand, W., Salazar, O.M., Amin, P.P.: Treatment Planning for Brachytherapy of Brain Tumors. Presentation at ASTRO, Miami Beach, Florida, October, 1985. Abstract published in Int. J. Rad.Onc.Biol. Phys. 15, Vol. 11, Suppl. 1, September, 1985. INVITED LECTURES: June 8, 2004 - Radiation Oncology Department Resident Lecture – “Bladder Cancer”, Nicola Regine Conference Room, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. 16
  • 17. July 21, 2004 - Radiation Oncology Department Resident Lecture – “Seminoma”, Nicola Regine Conference Room, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. September 9, 2004- Radiation Oncology Department Dosimetry Student Lecture – “G.U.”, Nicola Regine Conference Room, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. September 23, 2004- Radiation Oncology Department Resident Lecture – “Bladder & Kidney Cancer”, Nicola Regine Conference Room, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. September 29, 2004- Prostate Cancer Symposium for Medical Staff, Marketing & Public Relations Department at Montgomery General Hospital, Olney, MD – “Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Localized Prostate Cancer” January 6, 2005 - Small Group Session Lecture – University of Maryland School of Medicine Medical Students, “Introductory Lecture for Radiation Oncology”. January 7, 2005 - Small Group Session, Group lecture by Attendings & Residents from Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. March 9, 2005 - Radiation Oncology Resident Lecture, “Sarcoma”, Nicola Regine Conference Room, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center. 17