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    Katherine Sarah Hansen
    Assistant Professor of Clinical
    Surgical & Radiological Sciences


       

    Research Focus

    Clinical radiation oncology with an emphasis on advanced radiation therapy and patient positioning.

    Education

    2001 BA Biology, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
    2008 DVM Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA

    Licenses

    California Veterinary Medical Board License
    Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology - Radiation Oncology
    Center for Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine - Certificate received 3/2016

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Adaptive radiation therapy for veterinary patients using cone-beam versus conventional computed tomography, (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Label-Free Fluorescence Lifetime Spectroscopy
Detects Radiation-Induced Necrotic Changes in
Live Brain in Real-Time 2018 Hartl BA, Ma HSW, Sridharan S, Hansen KS, Kent MS, Gorin F, Fragoso RC, Marcu L Label-Free Fluorescence Lifetime Spectroscopy Detects Radiation-Induced Necrotic Changes in Live Brain in Real-Time Biomedical Optics Express,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: A novel, removable, cerrobend, beam-blocking device for radiation therapy of the canine head and neck: pilot study 2017 Kent MS, Berlato D, Vanhaezebrouck I, Gordon IK, Hansen KS, Theon AP, Holt RW, Trestrail EA A novel, removable, cerrobend, beam-blocking device for radiation therapy of the canine head and neck: pilot study Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Can a commercially available EPID dosimetry system detect small daily patient setup errors for cranial IMRT/SRS? 2017 Hsieh E, Hansen K, Kent M, Saini S, Dieterich S Can a commercially available EPID dosimetry system detect small daily patient setup errors for cranial IMRT/SRS? Practical Radiation Oncology,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Treatment of a facial myxoma in a goldfish (carassius auratus) with intralesional bleomycin chemotherapy and radiation therapy 2017 Stevens B, Vergneau-Grosset C, Rodriguez C, Hansen K, Wilcox C, Gardhouse S, Bahan S, Goldsmith D, Soto E Treatment of a facial myxoma in a goldfish (carassius auratus) with intralesional bleomycin chemotherapy and radiation therapy Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: The effect of radiation dose on the onset and progression of radiation-induced brain necrosis in the rat model 2017 Hartl BA, Ma HSW, Hansen KS, Perks J, Kent MS, Fragoso RC, Marcu L The effect of radiation dose on the onset and progression of radiation-induced brain necrosis in the rat model International Journal of Radiation Biology,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Treatment of MRI-Diagnosed Trigeminal Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors using Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Dogs 2016 Hansen KS, Zwingenberger AL, Théon AP, Pfeiffer I, Kent MS Treatment of MRI-Diagnosed Trigeminal Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors using Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Dogs JVIM,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Osteonecrosis of the Jaws in Dogs in Previously Irradiated Fields: 13 Cases (1989-2014) 2015 Nemec A, Arzi B, Hansen K, Murphy BG, Lommer MJ, Peralta S, Verstraete FJ Osteonecrosis of the Jaws in Dogs in Previously Irradiated Fields: 13 Cases (1989-2014) Frontiers Veterinary Science,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Inter- And Intrafraction Motion For Stereotactic Radiosurgery In Dogs and Cats Using A Modified Brainlab Frameless Stereotactic Mask System 2015 Dieterich S, Zwingenberger A, Hansen K, Pfeiffer I, Theon A, Kent M Inter- And Intrafraction Motion For Stereotactic Radiosurgery In Dogs and Cats Using A Modified Brainlab Frameless Stereotactic Mask System Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Validation of an Indexed Radiotherapy Head Positioning Device for Use in Dogs and Cats 2015 Hansen K, Theon A, Dieterich S, Kent M Validation of an Indexed Radiotherapy Head Positioning Device for Use in Dogs and Cats Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound,
    • Katherine Sarah Hansen: Delivery rate affects uptake of a fluorescent glucose analog in murine metastatic breast cancer 2013 Rajaram N, Frees AE, Fontanella AN, Zhong J, Hansen K, Dewhirst MW, Ramanujam N Delivery rate affects uptake of a fluorescent glucose analog in murine metastatic breast cancer Plos One,