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(859) 257-7618
Markey Cancer Center, Room CC065


  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Physicist

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Radiation Medicine - Physicists

Biography and Education


Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2002 - High Energy Physics

Board Certification:

American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Radiological Physics, 2011

Selected Publications

Wei Luo, “The 4 R’s in Radiation Therapy”, Chin J Radiol Med Prot, 39, 572-580 (2019). Yinnan Meng, Haihua Yang, Wei Wang, Xingni Tang, Caiping Jiang, Yichao Shen and Wei Luo, “Excluding PTV from lung volume may better predict radiation pneumonitis for intensity modulated radiation therapy in lung cancer patients”, Radiation Oncology (2019) 14:7 Wei Luo, Yinnan Meng, and Stephen Westlund, “Dose calibration uncertainty and plan-specific dose calibration for IMRT QA”, Biomed. Phys. Eng. Express, 5, 015024 (2018). Jonathan Feddock, Dennis Cheek, Cole Steber, Jason Edwards, Stacey Slone, Wei Luo, and Marcus Randall, “Reirradiation Using Permanent Interstitial Brachytherapy: A Potentially Durable Technique for Salvaging Recurrent Pelvic Malignancies”, Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys, Vol. 99, No. 5, pp. 1225e1233 (2017). W. Luo, A. Meacham, X. Xie, J. Li, P. Aryal, R. McGarry and J. Molloy, “Monte Carlo dose verification for lung SBRT with CMS/XiO superposition algorithm”, Biomed. Phys. Eng. Express 2 (2016) 015020. Hui Li, Piotr G. Rychahou, Zheng Cui, Fengmei Pi, B. Mark Evers, Peixuan Guo, and Wei Luo, “RNA Nanoparticles Derived from Three-Way Junction of Phi29 Motor pRNA are Resistant to I-125 and Cs-131 Radiation”, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, 25(4):188-97(2015). W. Luo, J. Molloy, P. Aryal, J. Feddock, and M. Randall, “Determination of prescription dose for Cs-131 permanent implants using the BED formalism including resensitization correction”, Med. Phys., 41 (2):024101(2014). C. Wooten, M. Randall, J. Edwards, P. Aryal, P, W. Luo, and J. Feddock, “Implementation and early clinical results utilizing Cs-131 permanent interstitial implants for gynecologic malignancies”, Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Feb 17. pii: S0090-8258(14)00133-4. H. Yang, W. Hu, W. Wang, P. Chen, W. Ding, and W. Luo, “Replanning During Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Improved Quality of Life in Patients With Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma”, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 85 (2013) e47-e54. W. Luo, J. Li, E. Fourkal, J. Fan, X. Xiu, L. Jin, B. Price, and C.-M. Ma, “Dosimetric advantages of IMPT over IMRT for laser-accelerated proton beams”, Phys. Med. Biol., 53 (2008) 7151-7166. W. Luo, S. Yoo, Q. J. Wu, Z. Wang, and F-F. Yin, “Analysis of image quality for real-time target tracking using simultaneous kV-MV imaging”, Med. Phys., 35 (2008) 5501-5509. J. Fan, W. Luo, E. Fourkal, T. Lin, J. Li, I. Veltchev and C-M. Ma, “Shielding design for a laser-accelerated proton therapy system”, Phys. Med. Biol., 52 (2007) 3913-3930. L. Jin, L. Wang, J. Li, W. Luo, S. Feigenberg and C-M. Ma, “Investigation of optimal beam margins for stereotactic radiotherapy of lung-cancer using Monte Carlo dose calculations”, Phys. Med. Biol., 52 (2007) 3549-3561. E. Fourkal, I. Veltchev, J. Fan, W. Luo, and C-M. Ma, “Energy modulation procedure for laser-accelerated proton treatment planning”, Med. Phys., 33 (2007) 577-584. L. Chen, T-B Nguyen, E. Jones, J. Chen, W. Luo, A. Pollack and C-M. Ma, “MRI-Based Treatment Planning for Radiotherapy: Creation of MRI Digitally Reconstructed Radiographs for Prostate IMRT”, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 68 (2007) 903-911. W. Luo, J. Li, R. Price, L. Chen, J. Yang, J. Fan, Z. Chen, S. McNeeley, X. Xu and C-M. Ma, “Monte Carlo Based IMRT Dose Verification Using MLC Log Files and R/V Outputs”, Med. Phys., 33 (2006) 2557-2664. J. Fan, J. Li, L. Chen, S. Stathakis, W. Luo, F. Du Plessis, W. Xiong, J. Yang, and C-M. Ma, “A Practical Monte Carlo MU Verification Tool for IMRT Quality Assurance”, Phys. Med. Biol., 51 (2006) 2503-2515. C-M. Ma, I. Veltchev, E. Fourkal, J. Li, W. Luo, J. Fan, T. Lin, and A. Pollack, “A Development of a Laser Driven Proton Accelerator for Cancer Therapy”, Laser Phys. 16 (2006) 639-646. L. Wang, J. Li, K. Paskalev, P. Hoban, W. Luo, L. Chen, S. McNeeley, R. Price, C-M. Ma, “Commissioning and Quality Assurance of a Commercial Stereotactic Treatment Planning System for Extracranial IMRT”, J. Clin. Med. Phys. 7 (2006) 21-34. W. Luo, E. Fourkal, J. Li, C.-M. Ma, “A Particle Selection and Beam Collimation System for Laser-accelerated Proton Beam Therapy”, Med. Phys. 32 (2005) 794-806. C-M. Ma, E. Fourkal, J. Li, B. Shahine, M C. Lee, S. McNeeley, W. Xiong, W. Luo and A. Pollack, “A Laser-Proton Therapy System for Radiation Oncology ”, Proc. ICCR 177-182 (2004). W. Luo and Z. Cao, “Monte Carlo Simulation for Coincidence Detection of In-111 Cascaded Photons with Innovative Data Processing”, IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2003, CD-ROM, Portland, Oregon, October 2003. G. R. Kalbfleisch, W. Luo, K. Milton, E. H. Smith, and M. G. Strauss, “Limits on Production of Magnetic Monopoles Utilizing Samples from the D0 and CDF Detectors at the Tevatron”, Phys. Rev. D 69, 052002-1-18 (2004). K. Milton, G. R. Kalbfleisch, W. Luo, and L. Gamberg, “Theoretical and Experimental Status of Magnetic Monopoles”, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 17, 732-750 (2002). G. R. Kalbfleisch, K. A. Milton, M. G. Strauss, L. Gamberg, E. H. Smith, and W. Luo, “Improved Experimental Limits on the Production of Magnetic Monopoles”, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 85, No. 25, 5292-5295 (2000).