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John DeMarco, Ph.D.
John DeMarco, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Member, JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 825-6319

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. John DeMarco's research interests include Monte Carlo simulation using MCNP4C and MCNPX for a variety of medical physics applications, including low-energy brachytherapy source modeling, CT scanner dosimetry, IMRT virtual source design and proton and anti-proton bragg peak comparisons.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

DeMarco JJ, Cagnon CH, Cody DD, Stevens DM, McCollough CH, Zankl M, Angel E, McNitt-Gray MF. Estimating radiation doses from multidetector CT using Monte Carlo simulations:effects of different size voxelized patient models on magnitudes of organ and effective dose. Phys Med Biol. 2007 May 7;52(9):2583-97. Epub 2007 Apr 17.

Demarco JJ, Chetty IJ, Solberg TD. A Monte Carlo tutorial and the application for radiotherapy treatment planning. Med Dosim. 2002 Spring;27(1):43-50.

DeMarco JJ, Hugo G, Solberg TD. Dosimetric parameters for three low-energy brachytherapy sources using the Monte Carlo N-particle code. Med Phys. 2002 May;29(5):662-8.

Demarco JJ, Wallace RE, Boedeker K. An analysis of MCNP cross-sections and tally methods for low-energy photon emitters. Phys Med Biol. 2002 Apr 21;47(8):1321-32.

DeMarco JJ, Solberg TD, Smathers JB. A CT-based Monte Carlo simulation tool for dosimetry planning and analysis. Med Phys. 1998 Jan;25(1):1-11.