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Bruce M. Fenton, Ph.D.

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Faculty Appointments



BS | Montana State University
Chemical Engineering

MS | Montana State University
Chemical Engineering

PhD | Univ of Cal San Diego


Casarett Research Award
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

1980 Lamport Award: Top Presentation at Microcirculatory Soc. Meeting, Los Angeles, CA

1992 Invited Presentation, NIH workshop: "Oxygen in human tumors: Correlations Between Methods of Measurement and Response to Therapy", National Cancer Institute

1992 Invited Presentation, Symposium on "Geographical Physiology of Tumors", Radiation Research Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT

1996 Distinguished Visitor Series, "Tumor Biology", University of Tennessee Biomedical Engineering Department, Memphis, TN

1998 Invited Presentation, "Microregional Measurement of Tumor Oxygenation and Vascular Structure", Bristol-Myers/Squibb Pharmaceutical Corp., Princeton, NJ

1998 Invited Presentation, Symposium on "Cancer Cells and the Microvasculature", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH

1999 Radiation Research Society Travel Award to attend 11th International Congress of Radiation Research Meeting in Dublin, Ireland

2001 Invited Presentation, First Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Workshop for Translational Research, "Effect of Angiogenesis Factor Expression on Tumor Vascular Distribution and Function", Tampa, FL

2001 Casarett Translational Research Award, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2002 Invited Presentation, Banbury Center Meeting: A critical review of endostatin and its biology, "Disparate effects of endostatin on tumor vascular perfusion and hypoxia in two murine mammary carcinomas", Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

2003 Invited Presentation, Regional Cancer Center Consortium for the Biological Therapy of Cancer, "VEGF Receptor-2-Blocking Antibody Potentiates the Antitumor Effects of Fractionated Radiotherapy", Roswell Park Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY.

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Journal Articles

Fenton BM, Paoni SF. "The addition of AG-013736 to fractionated radiation improves tumor response without functionally normalizing the tumor vasculature." Cancer research.. 2007 Oct 15; 67(20):9921-8.

Wang W, Yang S, Su Y, Xiao Z, Wang C, Li X, Lin L, Fenton BM, Paoni SF, Ding I, Keng P, Okunieff P, Zhang L. "Enhanced antitumor effect of combined triptolide and ionizing radiation." Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.. 2007 Aug 15; 13(16):4891-9.

Okunieff P, Sun J, Fenton B, Liu W, Ding I. "Intratumoral VEGF and FGF1 administration alters tumor growth, vascular density, oxygenation, and expression of MCP-1 and interleukins." Advances in experimental medicine and biology.. 2007 599:109-16.