Fisica Medica


Out-of-field mean photon energy and dose from 6 MV and 6 MV FFF beams measured with TLD-300 and TLD-100 dosimeters
López-Guadalupe VM, Rodríguez-Laguna A, Poitevin-Chacón MA, López-Pineda E and Brandan ME, Med. Phys. 48 (2021), 6567-6577.

Dosimetric Evaluation in Micro-CT Studies Used in Preclinical Molecular Imaging
Rueda AN, Ruiz-Trejo C, López-Pineda E, Romero-Piña ME, Medina LA, Applied Sciences. 2021; 11(17):7930.

Ultrasound scatterer density classification using convolutional neural networks by exploiting patch statistics
A. K. Z. Tehrani, M. Amiri, I. M. Rosado-Mendez, T. J. Hall, H. Rivaz, IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelect. Freq. Contrl. 68 (2021), 269.

Effect of the Mexico City's air density in low-energy X-ray spectra and its influence in the air kerma and absorbed depth-dose to water
Adriana Moreno-Ramírez andG Massillon-JL, Journal of Instrumentation. (2021) 16 P09014

Electron and photon energy spectra outside of 6 MV X-ray small radiotherapy field edges produced by a Varian iX linac
Nahum Xicohténcatl-Hernández, Adriana Moreno-Ramirez and Guerda Massillon-JL, Frontiers in Physics. (2021) 9 656922

Thermoluminescent relative efficiency of TLD-100 glow peaks after exposure to X-rays of 20 kV-300 kV, 137Cs and 60Co gamma
E. Arzaga-Barajas, G. Massillon-JL, Radiation Measurements 146 (2021) 106635

Stopping power and CSDA range of electrons in liquid water, LiF, CaF2, and Al2O3 from the energy gap up to 433 keV
L.R. Castillo-Rico, M.A. Flores-Mancera and G. Massillon-JL, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 502 (2021) 189-197

Future directions on low-energy radiation dosimetry
G. Massillon-JL, Scientific Reports (2021) 11 10569

Shear Wave Dispersion as a Potential Biomarker for Cervical Remodeling During Pregnancy: Evidence from a Non-Human Primate Model
Torres A, Palmeri ML, Feltovich H, Hall TJ, Rosado-Mendez IM. Frontiers in Physics, (2021) 8:606664.

High-resolution Micro-CT myelography to assess spinal subarachnoid space changes after spinal cord injury in rats,
Zambrano-Rodríguez PC, Bolaños-Puchet S, Reyes-Alva HJ, de Los Santos RA, Martínez- Cruz A, Guízar-Sahagún G*, and Medina LA*, Journal of Neuroimaging, (2021) 31 79-89.

Femur absorptiometry changes determined by X-ray image segmentation in mice under experimental diabetes and ovariectomy
Flores-Reyes M, Torres-García E*, Oros-Pantoja R, Díaz-Sánchez LE, Mercado-Quintero AV, Medina-Velázquez LA, Applied Radiation and Isotopes 170 (2021) 109608.

In Vivo Study on Bone Response to 3D-Printed Constructs Designed from Microtomographic Images
Pérez-Sánchez L, Ortiz de la O MA, González-Alva P, Medina LA, Masuoka-Ito D, Alvarez-Perez MA* and Serrano-Bello J*, J. of Mater Eng and Perform (2021).


Report of AAPM Task Group 235 Radiochromic Film Dosimetry: An Update to TG-55
Niroomand-Rad A, Chiu-Tsao ST, Grams MP, Lewis DF, Soares CG, Van Battum LJ, Das IJ, Trichter S, Kissick MW, Massillon-Jl G, Alvarez PE, Chan MF, Medical Physics (2020), 47(12):5986-6025

Analytic Global Regularized Backscatter Quantitative Ultrasound
Jafarpisheh N, Hall TJ, Rivaz H, Rosado-Mendez IM. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. (2020),

Quantitative imaging parameters of contrast-enhanced micro-computed tomography correlate with angiogenesis and necrosis in a subcutaneous C6 glioma model
Ayala-Domínguez L, Pérez-Cárdenas E, Avilés-Salas A, Medina LA, Lizano M, and Brandan ME, Cancers, (2020) 12, 3417-3431,

The isotropic emission of tribo-generated X-rays from peeling adhesive tape
Hernández-Hernández M, López-Pineda E, Brandan M-E, and Escobar JV, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 53 (2020) 405302,

Medical physics graduate education in Mexico and its relation to the advances in radiation oncology
Brandan ME, Rodríguez-Laguna A, Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy 25 (2020) 846-850.

Overall performance, image quality, and dose, in computed radiology (CR) mammography systems operating in the Mexican public sector
ME Brandan, C Ruiz-Trejo, N Cansino, J-C Cruz Hernández, A Moreno-Ramírez, JA Rodríguez-López, E López-Pineda, M Gómez-Zepeda, M Chevalier, Proc. SPIE 11513, 15th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI2020), 115131J (2020)

Uncertainties associated to the extraction of texture features in single-energy contrast-enhanced mammography JP
Castillo-López, R Montoya-del-Ángel, V Sánchez-Goytia, L Moreno Astudillo, Y Villaseñor Navarro, ME Brandan, Proc. SPIE 11513, 15th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI2020), 1151308 (2020)

Lung Ultrasound for Treatment of Patients With COVID-19: Please Report Your Settings and Mechanical Index
Rosado-Mendez IM, Smargiassi A, Inchingolo R, Soldati G, Muller M, Demi L.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2020,

Regularized Estimation of Effective Scatterer Size and Acoustic Concentration Quantitative Ultrasound Parameters Using Dynamic Programming
Jafarpisheh N, Rosado-Mendez IM, Hall TJ, Rivaz H. IEEE Conf. Proceedings. 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 13-16.

Pilot Study on Scatterer Density Classification of Ultrasound Images Using Deep Neural Networks
Tehrani AKZ, Amiri M, Rosado-Mendez IM, Hall TJ, Rivaz H. IEEE Conf. Proceedings. 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society EMBC), 2059-2062.

Optimization of Ultrasound Backscatter Spectroscopy to Assess Neurotoxic Effects of Anesthesia in the Newborn Non-human Primate Brain
Castañeda-Martinez L, Noguchi KN, Ikonomidou C, Zagzebski JA, Hall TJ, Rosado-Mendez IM, Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 2020, 46(8): 2044-2056.

Preliminary evaluation of inter-and intra-operator variability of quantitative ultrasound biomarkers for breast cancer characterization.
Rosado-Mendez IM, Castañeda-Martinez L, Castillo López JP, Galván-Espinoza H, Pérez-Badillo P, Aguilar-Cortazar L, Porras F, Villaseñor-Navarro Y. Proc. SPIE, 15th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI2020) 11513, 1151328.

Mifepristone as a Potential Therapy to Reduce Angiogenesis and P-Glycoprotein Associated With Glioblastoma Resistance to Temozolomide.
Monserrat Llaguno-Munive, Sebastián León-Zetina, Inés Vazquez-Lopez, María del Pilar Ramos-Godinez, Luis A. Medina and Patricia Garcia-Lopez*. Front. Oncol., 2020, Volume 10, Article 581814.

Liposomes Co-Encapsulating Cisplatin/Mifepristone Improve the Effect on Cervical Cancer: In Vitro and In Vivo Assessment.
Fabricio Ledezma-Gallegos, Rafael Jurado, Roser Mir, Luis Alberto Medina, Laura Mondragon-Fuentes and Patricia Garcia-Lopez*. Pharmaceutics 2020, 12, 897.

In vivo Regeneration of Mineralized Bone Tissue in Anisotropic Biomimetic Sponges.
Janeth Serrano-Bello, Iriczalli Cruz-Maya, Fernando Suaste-Olmos, Patricia González-Alva, Rosaria Altobelli, Luigi Ambrosio, Luis Alberto Medina, Vincenzo Guarino* and Marco Antonio Alvarez-Perez*. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 2020 8:587.

Technetium-Radiolabeled Mannose-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as Nanoprobes for Sentinel Lymph Node Detection.
Estudiante-Mariquez OJ, Rodríguez-Galván A*, Ramírez-Hernández D, Contreras-Torres FF, Medina LA*, Molecules, 2020; 25(8), 1982.

Gadolinium-containing carbon nanomaterials for magnetic resonance imaging: Trends and challenges.
Andrés Rodríguez-Galván*, Margarita Rivera, Patricia García-López, Luis A. Medina, Valdimir A. Basiuk. J Cell Mol Med. 2020 Apr;24(7):3779-3794.

Dose-average linear energy transfer of electrons generated in liquid water and LiF:Mg,Ti by low-energy x-rays, 137Cs and 60Co gamma
Massillon-JL G and A Cabrera-Santiago, Biomed. Phys. Eng. Express 6 (2020) 037001.

Electron inelastic mean free paths for LiF, CaF2, Al2O3 and liquid water from 433 keV down to the energy gap
M A Flores-Mancera, J S Villarrubia and Massillon-JL, G, American Chemical Society Omega 5 (2020) 4139-4147.

Track and dose-average LET dependence of Gafchromic EBT3 and MD-V3 films exposed to low-energy photons
Massillon-JL G, Nature Scientific Reports 10 (2020) 2361.


Dedicated phantom and TLD-100 dosimetry for simultaneous determination of mean glandular dose and beam quality: Proposal for a compact mammography quality control procedure
Sánchez-Nieto, B., López-Pineda, E., Ruiz-Trejo, C., Muñoz, I. D., Caprile, P., Chorbadjian, G., & Brandan, M. E. Physica Medica, European Journal of Medical Physics, 60 (2019): 30-36.

Quantitative assessment of cervical softening during pregnancy with shear wave elasticity imaging: An In Vivo Longitudinal Study
Carlson, L., Feltovich, H., Rosado-Mendez, IM, Mao, L and Hall T., Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2019; 9(5), 20190030.

Personalized breast cancer treatments using artificial intelligence in Radiomics and Pathomics
Tran WT, Jerzak, K, Lu, F, Klein, J, Tabbarah, S, Lagree, A, Wu, T, Rosado-Mendez, I, Law, E, Saednia, K, Sadeghi-Naini, A, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 2019; 50(4), S32-S41.

A Quantitative Ultrasound-Based Multi-Parameter Classifier for Breast Masses
Gerges-Nasief, H, Rosado-Mendez, IM, Zagzebski, JA, and Hall, TJ, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2019; 45(7), 1603-1616.

Quantitative ultrasound parameters based on the backscattered echo power signal as biomarkers of cervical remodeling in the pregnant Rhesus macaque: a longitudinal study
Guerrero, QW, Feltovich, H, Rosado-Mendez, I, Santoso, AP, Carlson, LC, Zea, R y Hall, TJ, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2918; 46(6), 1466-1474.

Quantitative ultrasound detects apoptotic death induced by anesthesia in the neonatal primate brain
Rosado-Mendez, IM, Noguchi, K, Castañeda-Martinez, L, Kirvassilis, G, Wang, H, et al., Neurobiology of disease 2019; 127, 554-562.

Relative efficiency of Gafchromic EBT3 and MD-V3 films exposed to low-energy photons and its influence on the energy dependence
Massillon, G, Cabrera Santiago, A, Xicohtencatl Hernández, N, Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics, 2019; 61, 8-17.

Evaluation of bone regeneration in a critical size cortical bone defect in rat mandible using microCT and histological analysis
Trejo-Iriarte, CG, Gutiérrez-Escalona, R, Serrano-Bello, J, Mercado-Marques, C, García-Honduvilla, N, Buján-Varela, J, Medina, LA, Arch Oral Biol. 2019 May;101:165-171.

Micro-CT Myelography Using Contrast-Enhanced Digital Subtraction: Feasibility and Initial Results in Healthy Rats
Zambrano-Rodriguez, PC, Bolaños-Puchet, S, Reyes-Alva, HJ, García-Orozco, LE, Romero-Piña, ME, Martinez-Cruz, Guízar-Sahagún, AG, Medina, LA, Neuroradiology. 2019 Mar;61(3):323-330.


Phsycochemical and Tissue Response of PLA Nanofiber Scaffolds Sterilized by Different Techniques
Mendieta-Barrañon, OA Chanes-Cuevas, MA Álvarez-Pérez, P González-Alva, LA Medina, M Aguilar-Franco, J Serrano-Bello. ODOVTOS-International Journal of Dental Sciences 2018; 169-180

Low Variance Estimation of Backscatter Quantitative Ultrasound Parameters Using Dynamic Programming
Vajihi, Z.; Rosado Méndez, I.M., Hall, T.J. , IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 2018; 65(11), 2042-2053

Liposomes Loaded with Cisplatin and Magnetic Nanoparticles: Physicochemical Characterization, Pharmacokinetics, and In-Vitro Efficacy
A Toro-Cordova, M Flores-Cruz, J Santoyo-Salazar, E Carrillo-Nava, R Jurado, PA Figueroa-Rodríguez, P López-Sánchez, LA Medina, Molecules 2018; 23(9), 2272

177Lu-DOTA-HYNIC-Lys(Nal)-Urea-Glu: synthesis and assessment of the ability to target the prostate specific membrane antigen
T Hernández-Jiménez, G Ferro-Flores, B Ocampo-García, E Morales-Ávila, A Escudero-Castellanos, E Azorín-Vega, C Santos-Cuevas, M Luna-Gutiérrez, N Jiménez-Mancilla, LA Medina, FM Ramírez, M Pedraza-López. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 2018; 318(3), 2059-2066 online

KRas4B-PDE6δ complex stabilization by small molecules obtained by virtual screening affects Ras signaling in pancreatic cancer
D Casique-Aguirre, P Briseño-Díaz, P García-Gutiérrez, CH González-de la Rosa, RS Quintero-Barceinas, A Rojo-Domínguez, I Vergara, LA Medina, J Correa-Basurto, M Bello, R Hernández-Rivas, MR Thompson-Bonilla and M Vargas. BMC Cancer 2018; 18(1299)

Biodistribution and Tumor Uptake of Ga-67-Nimotuzumab in a Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Xenograft
V Izquierdo-Sánchez, S Muniz-Hernández, H Vázquez Becerra. Molecules 2018; 23 (12), 3138 online

On the role of magnesium in a LiF:Mg,Ti thermoluminescent dosimeter
Guerda Massillon-JL, Conrad S. N. Johnston, and Jorge Kohanoff, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 2018; 31, 025502

Detection of Changes in Cervical Softness Using Shear Wave Speed in Early versus Late Pregnancy: An in Vivo Cross-Sectional Study.
LC Carlson, TJ Hall, IM Rosado-Mendez, ML Palmeri, H Feltovich. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 2018, 44(3):515- 515-521 online

Improvement of early detection of breast cancer through collaborative multi-country efforts: Medical physics component.
P Mora, K Faulkner, A Mahmoud, V Gershan, A Kausik, U Zdesar, ME Brandan, Kurt Serap, J Davidovic, D Salama, E Aribal, C Odio, A Chatuverdi, Z Sabih, S Vujnovic, D Paez and H Delis. Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics, 48 (2018) 127- 134. online

Anisotropy and Spatial Heterogeneity in Quantitative Ultrasound Parameters: Relevance to the Study of the Human Cervix.
QW Guerrero, H Feltovich, IM Rosado-Mendez, LC Carlson, G Li, TJ Hall. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 2018, 44(7):1493- 1503. online

Dosimetry in a mammography phantom using TLD-300 dosimeters,
ID Muñoz, I Gamboa-deBuen, O Avila, ME Branda. Medical Physics, 2018; 45(9), 4287- 4296. online

Quantification of tumor angiogenesis with contrast-enhanced X-ray imaging in preclinical studies: a review,
L Ayala- Domínguez and ME Brandan, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, September 2018; 4, 06 2001 online

In vitro and in vivo biological characterization of poly(lactic acid) fiber scaffolds synthesized by air jet spinning.
MV Granados Hernández, J Serrano Bello J, JJ Montesinos, LA Medina Velázquez, J Biomed Mater Res Part B, agosto de 2018; 106(6), 2435- 2446 online

Power spectrum consistency among systems and transducers,
QW Guerrero, L Fan, S Brunke, A Milkowski, I M Rosado-Mendez, and T J Hall. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, noviembre de 2018; 44(11), 2358- 2370 online

Quantitative assessment of cervical softening during pregnancy in the Rhesus macaque with shear wave elasticity imaging,
IM Rosado Mendez, LC Carlson, KM Woo, AP Santoso, QW Guerrero, ML Palmen, H Feltovich and TJ Hall. Physics in Medicine and Biology, noviembre de 2018; 63(8), 085016 online


Dual TLD-100/TLD-300 method to evaluate beam quality and absorbed dose in radiological imaging procedures.
A Gómez-Facenda, ID Muñoz, E López-Pineda, CA Reynoso-Mejía, P Dies-Suárez, and ME Brandan Radiation Measurements, 2017; 106, 341- 345. online

Preparation and Characterization of a Tumor-Targeting Dual-Image System Based on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Functionalized with Folic Acid and Rhodamine
A Ancira-Cortez, E Morales-Avila, BE Ocampo-Garcia and LA Medina Journal of Nanomaterials, 2017, 5184167 online

The Effect of Gabapentin and Tramadol in Cancer Pain Induced by Glioma Cell in Rat Femur
JN Corona-Ramos, M Déciga-Campos, M Romero-Piña, LA Medina, I Martínez-Racine, OA Jaramillo-Morales, P García-López, FJ López-Muñoz. The Effect of Drug Development Research, 2017, 78(5), 173- 183 online

Biodegradable poly (D, Llactide- co-glycolide)/poly(L-gamma-glutamic acid) nanoparticles conjugated to folic acid for targeted delivery of doxorubicin,
L Jaimes-Aguirre, E Morales-Avila, BE Ocampo-Garca, LA Medina. Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 2017; 76, 743- 751 online

In vitro and in vivo biological characterization of poly(lactic acid) fiber scaffolds synthesized by air jet spinning,
MV Granados-Hernández, J Serrano-Bello, JJ Montesinos, _C Alvarez-Gayosso, LA Medina-Velázquez, O Alvarez-Fregoso,_MA Alvarez-Perez. J Biomed Mater Res Part B, 2017. online

Quantifying Backscatter Anisotropy Using the Reference Phantom Method,
QW Guerrero, IM Rosado-Mendez, LC Drehfal, H Feltovich, and TJ Hall. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, December 2017; 64(7), 1063- 1077. online

Assessment of Structural Heterogeneity and Viscosity in the Cervix Using Shear Wave Elasticity Imaging: Initial Results from a Rhesus Macaque Model.
IM Rosado-Mendez, ML Palmeri, LC Drehfal, QW Guerrero, H Simmons, H Feltovich, TJ Hall, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, April 2017; 43(4), 790-803.

Characterization and in vitro evaluation of nimotuzumab conjugated with cisplatin-loaded liposomes,
H Vázquez-Becerra, E Pérez-Cárdenas, S Muñiz-Hernández, V Izquierdo-Sánchez, and LA Medina, Journal of Liposome Research, 2017; 27(4), 274-282. online

The Effect of Gabapentin and Tramadol in Cancer Pain Induced by Glioma Cell in Rat Femur.
JN Corona-Ramos, M Déciga-Campos, M Romero-Piña, LA Medina, I Martínez-Racine, OA Jaramillo-Morales, P García-López, FJ López-Muñoz. Drug Development Research, 2017; 78(5), 173- 183. online

Biodegradable poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide)/poly(L-gamma-glutamic acid) nanoparticles conjugated to folic acid for targeted delivery of doxorubicin,
L Jaimes-Aguirre, E Morales-Avila, BE Ocampo-Garca, LA Medina. Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 2017; 76, 743-751 online

Absorbed dose to water rate in a CyberKnife VSI system reference field using ionization chambers and Gafchromic films,
G Massillon-JL, N Aragón-Martínez, A Gómez-Muñoz and A Hernández-Guzmán, International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, 2017; 6(1), 80-92 online

Quantifying Backscatter Anisotropy Using the Reference Phantom Method,
QW Guerrero, IM Rosado-Mendez, LC Drehfal, H Feltovich, and TJ Hall, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2017; 64(7), 1063-1077 online

Capítulos en Libros

Una mirada a la investigación futura en física médica en México,
ME Brandan, MA Ávila, R Fossion y L Zapata Fonseca,
Capítulo en Presente y Futuro de la Ciencia en México: Retos y perspectivas de la Física, JL Lucio Morales y M Torres Labansat (eds.), 2017, México. ISBN 978-607-8379-30-9

Ultrasound Physics for the Clinician, IM Rosado-Méndez, capítulo en Obstetric Imaging: Fetal Diagnosis and Care,
JA Copel, ME D'Alton, H Feltovich, E Gratacós, D Krakow, AO Odibo, LD Platt, y B Tutschek (eds),
Estados Unidos de América, ISBN: 978032344548, 2017.


Track-average LET of secondary electrons generated in LiF:Mg,Ti and liquid water by 20-300 kV x-ray, 137Cs and 60Co beams
A Cabrera-Santiago and G Massillon-JL
Phys. Med. Biol. Oct 25, 2016, 61 7919.

Clinical study of contrast-enhanced digital mammography and the evaluation of blood and lymphatic microvessel density
ME Brandan, JP Cruz-Bastida, IM Rosado Méndez, Y Villaseñor-Navarro, H P&eeacute;rez-Ponce, HA
Galván, FE Trujillo-Zamudio, P Sánchez-Suárez and L Benítez-Bribiesca
British Journal of Radiology, 2016; 89, 2016023.

Optimum absorbed dose versus energy response of Gafchromic EBT2 and EBT3 films exposed to 20-160 kV x-rays and 60Co gamma
Guerda Massillon-JL, Ivan Domingo Muñoz-Molina and Porfirio Díaz-Aguirre
Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, August 2016; 2(4), 045005.

Characterization and in vitro evaluation of nimotuzumab conjugated with cisplatin-loaded liposomes
Héctor Vázquez-Becerra, Enrique Pérez-Cárdenas, Saé Muñiz-Hernández, Vanessa Izquierdo-Sánchez, and Luis Alberto Medina
Journal of Liposome Research, July 2016; July(21), 1-9.

Determination of Liposomal Cisplatin by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography and Its Application in Pharmacokinetic Studies
Toro-Córdova A, Ledezma-Gallegos F, Mondragon-Fuentes L, Jurado R, Medina LA, Pérez-Rojas JM, Garcia-Lopez P
J Chromatogr Sci., March 2016, 1-6.

Biodistribution and lymphatic tracking of the main neurotoxin of Micrurus fulvius venom by molecular imaging
Irene Vergara, Erick Y. Castillo, Mario E. Romero, Itzel Torres, Dayanira Paniagua, Alejandro Alagon, Leslie V. Boyer, Luis Alberto Medina
Toxins, February 2016; 8(4).

Newcastle Disease Virus: Potential Therapeutic Application for Human and Canine Lymphoma
Sánchez D*, Pelayo R, Medina LA, Vadillo E, Sánchez R, Núñez L, Cesarman-Maus G, Sarmiento-Silva RE
Viruses, January 2016; 23(8), 3-12.


Performance evaluation of a digital mammography unit using a contrast-detail phantom
J Elizalde-Cabrera and ME Brandan
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015; 582(1).

Evolution of the CaF2 :Tm (TLD-300) glow curve as an indicator of beam quality for low-energy photon beams
ID Muñoz, O Avila, I Gamboa-de Buen and ME Brandan
Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2015; 60, 2135-2144.

Antihormonal agents as a strategy to improve the effect of chemo-radiation in cervical cancer: in vitro and in vivo study
Segovia-Mendoza, M, Jurado, R ; Mir, R ; Medina, LA ; Prado-Garcia, H ; Garcia-Lopez, P BMC
Cancer, June 2015; 15, 21.

Non-covalent attachment of silver nanoclusters onto single-walled carbon nanotubes with human serum albumin as linking molecule
A. Rodríguez-Galván, A. Heredia,O. Amelines-Sarria, M. Rivera, L.A. Medina, V.A. Basiuk.
Applied Surface Science 331 (2015) 271-277.


Influence of phantom materials on the energy dependence of LiF:Mg,Ti thermoluminescent dosimeters exposed to 20-300 kV narrow x-ray spectra, 137Cs and 60Co photons
Massillon-JL G., Cabrera-Santiago A, Minniti R, O'Brien M and Soares CG
Phys in Med and Biol, 2014; 59, 4149-4166

Radiosensitization of cervical cancer cells with epigenetic drugs hydralazine and valproate
Mani E, Medina LA, Isaac-Olivé K, Dueñas-González A
Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2014; 35(2):140-2

A mammographic phantom to measure mean glandular dose by thermoluminescent dosimetry
E López-Pineda C Ruiz-Trejo, ME Brandan
Radiation Measurements, 2014; 71, 297-299.

Measurement of radiation exposure in relatives of thyroid cancer patients trated with 131I
YT Ramírez-Garzón, O Ávila, LA Medina, I Gamboa-deBuen, A Rodríguez-Laguna, AE Buenfil, C Ruíz-Trejo, E Estrada, and ME Brandan
Health Physics, 2014; 107(5), 410-416.

Radiosensitization of cervical cancer cells with epigenetic drugs hydralazine and valproate
Mani E, Medina LA, Isaac-Olive K, Dueñas-González A
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol., 2014, 35, 140-2.

High liposomal doxorubicin tumour tissue distribution, as determined by radiopharmaceutical labelling with 99m Tc-LD, is associated with the response and survival of patients with unresectable pleural mesothelioma treated with a combination of liposomal doxorubicin and cisplatin.
O. Arrieta, L.A. Medina, E. Estrada-Lobato, L.A. Ramírez-Tirado, V.O. Mendoza-García, J. de la Garza-Salazar.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 74(2014)211-5.

Libros (Edición):

José de Jesús Bernal-Alvarado, Rafael Guzmán-Cabrera and María-Ester Brandan (eds.)
AIP Conference Series 1626, ISBN: 978-0- 7354-1263- 7, 2014.

Proceedings of the 17th Solid State Dosimetry Conference (SSD17)
Helen Khoury ... María-Ester Brandan ... Eduardo Yukihara (Guest editors)
Radiation Measurements, Vol 71, ISBN: 1350-4487, 2014.


On the effect of FineView, mean energy and anti-scatter grid on the DQE of a mammography system
Ayala-Domínguez L and Brandan ME
Radiation Measurements, 2013; 59, 176-182.

Use of oversampling to quantify phase effects in X-ray images of straight fibers
Palma-Alejandro, KD, Murrieta, T, Brandan, ME
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2013; 701, 201-207.

Dosimetry for Small Fields in Stereotactic Radiosurgery Using Gafchromic MD-V2-55 Film, TLD-100 and Alanine Dosimeters
Massillon-JL, G, Cueva-Procel, D, Diaz-Aguirre, P, Rodriguez-Ponce, M, Herrera-Martinez, F
PLOS ONE, 2013; 8(5), e63418.

Mifepristone improves chemo-radiation response in glioblastoma xenografts
Llaguno-Munive, M, Medina, LA, Jurado, R, Romero-Pina, M, Garcia-Lopez, P
Cancer Cell International, 2013; 13, 29.

Roles and responsibilities, and education and training requirements for clinically qualified medical physicists
Andreo P, Brandan ME, Castellanos ME, Cheung KY, Constantinou C, Frey GH, Ige TA, Le Heron JC, Lopes MC, Meghzifene A, Ramahi S, Van der Merwe, D Van der Putten W
IAEA Human Health Reports 25, 2013 Vienna, ISBN: 978-92-0-142010-7, 2013.


Small animal PET scanner based on monolithic LYSO crystals: Performance evaluation
F. Sánchez, L. Moliner, C. Correcher, A. González, A. Orero, M. Carles, A. Soriano, M. J. Rodriguez-Alvarez, L. A. Medina, F. Mora, and J. M. Benlloch Med.
Phys.39:643-653 (2012)

Contrast Optimization in Clinical Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography Images
Cruz-Bastida JP, Rosado-Méndez I, Pérez-Ponce H, Villaseñor Y, Galván HA, Trujillo-Zamudio FE, Benítez-Bribiesca L and Brandan ME
in Breast Imaging (ADA Maidment, PR Bakic and S Gavenonis, eds.), IWDM 2012, LNCS 7361, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg (2012) 17-23.

Measurement of the absorbed dose distribution near an 192Ir intravascular brachytherapy seed using a high-spatial-resolution gel dosimetry system
G Massillon-JL, R Minniti, M G Mitch and C G Soares
Phys.Med.Biol. 57 (2012) 3407-3418

Energy Dependence of the New Gafchromic EBT3 Film: Dose Response Curves for 50 kV, 6 and 15 MV X-Ray Beams
G Massillon-JL, S-T Chiu-Tsao, I Domingo-Muñoz, MF Chan
IJMPCERO 1(2) (2012) 60-65

Libro: Manual de control de control de calidad en mamografía
Gómez Zepeda M, Moreno Ramírez A, Rodríguez López JA, y Ruiz Trejo CG
Centro Nacional de Equidad de Género y Salud Reproductiva, Secretaría de Salud, ISBN: 978-607-460-341-5, 2012.


99mTc labeled gold nanoparticles capped with HYNIC-peptide/manose for sentinel lymph node detection
Ocampo-García BE ... L.A. Medina y cols.
Nuclear Medicine and Biology 38:1-11 (2011).

High-resolution 3D dose distribution measured for two low-energy x-ray brachytherapy seeds: 125I and 103Pd
Massillon-JL G, Minniti R, Mitch MG, Soares CG and Hearn RA
Radiat Meas 46(2) 238-243 (2011)

Volume-of-Interest Assessment of Oncologic Response Using 18F-FDG PET/CT: A Phantom Study
B Pérez-López, IF Vega-González, E Estrada-Lobato, JJ Pérez-Molina, BM Torres-Mendoza and LA Medina
J Nucl Med Technol 2011, doi:10.2967/jnmt.110.078410 (publicado online)

Effect of spectral shape in the relative efficiency of LiF:Mg,Ti exposed to 20 keV effective energy X-rays
Ixquiac-Cabrera JM, Brandan ME, Martínez-Dávalos A, Rodrí guez-Villafuerte M, Ruiz-Trejo C Gamboa-de Buen I
Radiat Meas 46 389-395 (2011)

Monte Carlo dosimetry of iodine contrast objects in a small animal microCT
Rodríguez-Villafuerte M, Martínez-Dávalos A
Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 648 (2011) S306-S309.

Espectroscopía gamma con LaBr3 y LYSO para su aplicación en medicina nuclear
Rodríguez-Villafuerte M, Alva-Sánchez H, Murrieta T, Martínez-Dávalos A
Rev. Mex. Fis. 57-1 (2011) 91-97.

Supralinear response of LiF:Mg,Ti (TLD-100) after exposure to 100 keV average energy X-rays
Massillon-JL G, Ávila O, Brandan ME
Radiat Meas 46 1357-1360 (2011)

TL measurement of ambient dose at a Nuclear Medicine Department
Avila O., Torres-Ulloa CL, Medina LA, Trujillo-Zamudio FE, Gamboa-deBuen I, Buenfil AE, Brandan ME
Radiat Meas 46 1843-1846 (2011)

Multimeric system of 99mTc-labeled gold nanoparticles conjugated to c[RGDfK(C)] for molecular imaging of tumor alfa(v)beta(3) expression
Morales-Avila E, Ferro-Flores G*, Ocampo-García BE, De León-Rodríguez LM, Santos-Cuevas CL, García-Becerra R, Medina LA, Gómez-Oliván L
Bioconjug Chem. 22(5):913-922 (2011)

Simulated intensity profiles for cylindrical objects in magnification mammography: the effect of the spectrum
Palma-Alejandro KD, Valdeolivas A, Alieva T, Chevalier M, Guibelalde E and Brandan ME
Rev.Bras.Fis. Med 5(3) (2011) 233-238.


Response of the new MD-V2-55 radiochromic film exposed to 60Co gamma-rays
G Massillon-JL and L Zúñiga-Meneses,
Phys Med Biol, 2010, 55, 5437-5449

Parametrization of X-ray spectra appropriate for microCT scanners
Moya UE, Brandan ME, Martínez-Dávalos A, Ruiz-Trejo C and Rodríguez-Villafuerte M,
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 613(1) (2010) 152-155.

Phantom study to evaluate contrast-medium-enhanced digital subtraction mammography with a full-field indirect-detection system
Palma BA, Rosado-Méndez I, Villaseñor Y, and Brandan ME,
Med. Phys. 37(2) (2010) 577-589.

A small animal PET system based on LYSO crystal arrays, PS-PMTs and PCI DAQ board
Alva-Sánchez H., Murrieta T., Moreno-Barbosa E., Brandan M.E., Ruiz-Trejo C., Martínez-Dávalos A., and Rodríguez-Villafuerte M.,
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 57(1) (2010) 85-92.

Characteristics of a new polymer gel for high-dose gradient dosimetry using a micro optical CT scanner
G Massillon-JL, R Minniti, C G Soares, M J Maryanski and S Robertson,
Appl. Radiat Isotopes. 68 (2010) 144-154

Prototipo de microtomógrafo por emisión de positrones. Resolución espacial y estudios metabólicos.
Alva-Sánchez H, Murrieta T, Ruiz-Trejo C, Brandan ME, Martínez-Dávalos A y Rodríguez-Villafuerte M
Rev Mex Fis 56(2) 175-182

Vigilancia de incorporaciones de 131I y estimación de dosis efectiva comprometida en el personal de un servicio de medicina nuclear
Rodríguez-Laguna A, Estrada-Lobato E, Brandan ME y Medina LA
Rev Fis Med 11(1) 43-54

Lys3-bombesin conjugated to 99mTc-labelled gold nanoparticles for in vivo gastrin eleasing peptide-receptor imaging.
Mendoza-Sánchez N ... L.A. Medina y cols.
Journal of Biomedical Technology 6(4):375-384

Small photon beam measurements using radiochromic film and Monte Carlo simulations in a water phantom
O. A. García-Garduño, J. M. Lárraga-Gutiérrez, M. Rodríguez-Villafuerte, A. Martínez-Dávalos, M. A. Celis,
Radiotherapy and Oncology, 96-2 250-253 (2010)


Initial Characterization of a Benchtop MicroPET System Based on LYSO Crystal Arrays and Hamamatsu H8500 PS-PMTs
Alva-Sanchez H, Martinez-Davalos A, Moreno-Barbosa E, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 604(1-2) 335-338 2009

Use of gel dosimetry to measure the 3D dose distribution of a 90Sr/90Y intravascular brachytherapy seed
G. Massillon-JL, R. Minniti, M. G. Mitch, M J Maryanski, C. G. Soares
Phys. Med. Biol. 54 (2009) 1661-72.


New High-Resolution Method to Measure the 3D Dose Distribution Around Brachytherapy Seeds Using BANG3-Pro Gel Dosimetry
G. Massillon, R. Minniti, M Mitch, M Maryanski, C Soares
Med. Phys. 35 (2008) 2920.

Radiation transmission, leakage and beam penumbra measurements of a micro-multileaf collimator using GafChromic EBT film
Garcia-Garduno OA, Celis MA, Larraga-Gutierrez JM, et al.
Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 9(3) 90-98 2008

Use of an orthovoltage X-ray treatment unit as a radiation research system in a small-animal cancer model
Medina LA, Herrera-Penilla BI, Castro-Morales MA, et al.
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 27 Article Number 57 2008

Energy calibration of individual crystals in a LYSO pixelated array for microPET detection modules using Voronoi diagrams
Alva-Sanchez H, Martinez-Davalos A, Moreno-Barbosa E, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 596(3) 384-389 2008

Analytical optimization of digital subtraction mammography with contrast medium using a commercial unit
Rosado-Mendez I, Palma BA and Brandan ME
Med. Phys. 35(12) 5544-5557 2008

Influence of input functions in TLD-100 ion-gamma relative efficiencies calculated with MTST
Avila O, Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-DeBuen I, et al.
Radiation Measurements 43(2-6) 171-174 2008

CaF2:Tm (TLD-300) thermoluminescent response and glow curve induced by gamma-rays and ions
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-DeBuen I, Buenfil AE, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 266(5) 772-780 2008


Observation of enhanced efficiency in the excitation of ion-induced LiF:Mg,Ti thermoluminescent peaks (erratum, vol 100, art 103521, 2006)
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-DeBuen I, Brandan ME
Journal of Applied Physics 102(7) Article Number 079901 2007

Spatial dose distributions in solid tumors from Re-186 transported by liposomes using HS radiochromic media
Medina LA, Goins B, Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, et al.
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 34(7) 1039-1049 2007

TL response of LiF:Mg,Ti exposed to intermediate energy H-1, He-3, C-12, O-16 and Ne-20 ions
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-deBuen I and Brandan ME
Journal of Physics D:Applied Physics 40(8) 2584-2593 2007

A simple method to estimate coordinate resolution and MTF for pixelized detectors
Grabski V and Brandan ME
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 571(1-2) 433-436 2007


Observation of enhanced efficiency in the excitation of ion-induced LiF:Mg,Ti thermoluminescent peaks
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-deBuen I and Brandan ME
Journal of Applied Physics 100(10) Article Number: 103521 2006

PSF, LSF and S/P in mammography: GEANT4 validation
Grabski V., Brandan M.E., Ruiz-Trejo C. and Villaseñor Y.
Z. Med. Phys., 16 (2006) 298-306.

Phenomenological study of the ionisation density-dependence of TLD-100 peak 5A
Brandan ME, Angeles O and Mercado-Uribe H
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 119(1-4) 29-32 2006

Response of LiF:Mg, Ti to low energy carbon and oxygen ions
Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, Avila O, Buenfil AE, et al.
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 119(1-4) 106-110 2006

Search for ionisation density effects in the radiation absorption stage in LiF:Mg,Ti
Nail I, Horowitz YS, Oster L, et al.
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 119(1-4) 180-183 2006

Ionisation density dependence of the optically stimulated luminescence dose-response of Al2O3:C to low-energy charged particles
Gaza R, Yukihara EG, McKeever SWS, et al.
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 119(1-4) 375-379 2006

LET and dose dependence of TLD-100 glow curve after exposure to intermediate-energy ions
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-deBuen I and Brandan ME
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 120(1-4) 341-344 2006

Absorbed dose and transmission factor in blocked fields for radiotherapy treatments with 6 MV X-rays
Buenfil AE, Rodriguez-Gonzalez MF, Resendiz Gonzalez G, Brandan ME.,
Clin Transl Oncol. 8(4) (2006) 279-83.

Evaluation of dual-energy subtraction of digital mammography images under conditions found in a commercial unit
Brandan ME and Ramirez V
Physics in Medicine and Biology 51(9) 2307-2320 2006

TLD-100 thermoluminescent efficiencies for low-energy ions: correlation of efficiency with ion incident energy
Avila O, Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, Aviles P, et al.
Journal of Physics D:Applied Physics 39(10) 2030-2037 2006

Onset of supralinear response in TLD-100 exposed to Co-60 gamma-rays
Massillon-JL G, Gamboa-deBuen I, Brandan ME
Journal of Physics D:Applied Physics 39(2) 262-268 2006


Sublinear response of peak 5 in LiF : Mg,Ti to low energy protons and carbon ions
Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, Alva-Sanchez H, Avila O, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 226(3) 291-300 2004

Thermoluminescent response of TLD-100 irradiated with 20 keV electrons and the use of radiochromic dye films for the fluence determination
Mercado-Uribe H and Brandan ME
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 222(1-2) 201-212 2004

Low energy ion tracks in lithium fluoride
Avila O and Brandan ME
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 218 289-293 2004

Evaluation of equipment performance, patient dose, imaging quality, and diagnostic coincidence in five Mexico City mammography services
Brandan ME, Ruiz-Trejo C, Verdejo-Silva M, et al.
Archives of Medical Research 35(1) 24-30 2004


Response of radiochromic dye films to low energy heavy charged particles
Buenfil AE, Ruiz-Trejo C, Gamboa-deBuen I, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 197(3-4) 317-322 2002

Thermoluminescence induced by heavy charged particles
Brandan ME
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 100(1-4) 39-44 2002

On the correct measurement of relative heavy charged particles to gamma thermoluminescent efficiencies
Avila O, Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, Gamboa-deBuen I, et al.
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 100(1-4) 87-90 2002

Thermoluminescent response of LiF : Mg,Ti to 20 keV electrons
Mercado-Uribe H and Brandan ME
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 100(1-4) 179-182 2002

The use of a reflective scanner to study radiochromic film response
Alva H, Mercado-Uribe H, Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, et al.
Physics in Medicine and Biology 47(16) 2925-2933 2002


Supralinear response and efficiency of LiF : Mg,Ti to 0.7, 1.5 and 3 MeV protons
Gamboa-deBuen I, Aviles P, Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 183(3-4) 487-496 2001

The extended track interaction model: supralinearity and saturation He-ion TL fluence response in sensitized TLD-100
Horowitz YS, Satinger D, Oster L, et al.
Radiation Measurements 33(5) 459-473 2001


Study of the TL response of LiF : Mg,Ti to 3 and 7.5 MeV helium ions: Measurements and interpretation in terms of the track interaction model
Rodriguez-Villafuerte M, Buenfil AE, Gamboa-deBuen I, et al.
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 160(3) 377-386 2000