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Dr. Yanping Xu

Dr. Yanping Xu

Assistant Professor
PhD., North Carolina State University 2006
Office phone: 737-5348
Office location: Austin 129
Office Hours: Tues, Wed, Fri 1 pm-2 pm

Publications ( Peer-Review Journal paper):

  1. Sigal Trattner, Sandra Halliburton, Carla Thompson, Yanping Xu , Anjali Chelliah, Sachin Jambawalikar, M. Robert Peters, Munir Ghesani, James Jang, Hussein Al-Khalidi,Andrew Einstein, "Cardiac-specific Conversion Factors to Estimate Radiation Effective Dose from Dose-Length Product in Computed Tomography" (Accepted), JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging 2017
  2. S Trattner, A Chelliah, P Prinsen, CB Ruzal-Shapiro, Y Xu , "Estimating Effective Dose of Radiation From Pediatric Cardiac CT Angiography Using a 64-MDCT Scanner: New Conversion Factors Relating Dose-Length Product to Effective Dose", American Journal of Roentgenology 2017 208 (3), 585-594
  3. G Garty, Y Xu , C Elliston, SA Marino, G Randers-Pehrson, DJ Brenner "Mice and the A-Bomb: Irradiation Systems for Realistic Exposure Scenarios" Radiat Res. 2017 Feb 17
  4. CG Broustas, Y Xu , AD Harken, M Chowdhury, G Garty, SA Amundson "Impact of Neutron Exposure on Global Gene Expression in a Human Peripheral Blood Model", Radiation Research 2017 doi:
  5. CG Broustas, Y Xu , AD Harken, G Garty, SA Amundson "Comparison of gene expression response to neutron and x-ray irradiation using mouse blood" BMC Genomics 2017 18 (1), 2
  6. Buonanno M, Stanislauskas M, Ponnaiya B, Bigelow AW, Randers-Pehrson G, Xu Y , Shuryak I, Smilenov L, Owens DM, Brenner DJ," 207-nm UV Light-A Promising Tool for Safe Low-Cost Reduction of Surgical Site Infections. II: In-Vivo Safety Studies," PLoS One. 2016 Jun 8; 11(6):e0138418. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138418.
  7. Sigal Trattner, Anjali Chelliah, Carrie B Ruzal-Shapiro, Yanping Xu , Sachin Jambawalikar, Maxwell Amurao, Udo Hoffmann, David J Brenner, Andrew Jeffrey Einstein, " Estimating effective dose of radiation from pediatric cardiac computed tomography angiography using a 64-slice scanner: new conversion factors relating dose-length product to effective dose," J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016; 67(13_S):1743-1743. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(16)31744-2
  8. Yanping Xu , Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Helen C. Turner, Stephen A. Marino, Charles R. Geard, David J. Brenner, Guy Garty, " Accelerator-Based Biological Irradiation Facility Simulating Neutron Exposure from an Improvised Nuclear Device", Radiation Research, 184, 404-410 ( 2015)
  9. Yanping Xu , Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Stephen A. Marino, Guy Garty, Andrew Harken, David J. Brenner, " Broad energy range neutron spectroscopy using a liquid scintillator and a proportional counter: Application to a neutron spectrum similar to that from an improvised nuclear device", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 794, 11 September 2015, Pages 234-239
  10. Yanping Xu , Bo Zhang, Mark Messerli, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Tom K Hei, David J Brenner, "Metabolic oxygen consumption measurement with a single-cell biosensor after microbeam irradiation," Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, 2015 Mar; 54(1):137-44. doi: 10.1007/s00411-014-0574-1. Epub 2014 Oct 22;
  11. David J Brenner, Marcelo Vazquez, Manuela Buonanno, SA Amundson, AW Bigelow, Guy Garty, AD Harken, TK Hei, SA Marino, Brian Ponnaiya, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Yanping Xu , "Integrated interdisciplinary training in the radiological sciences," The British journal of radiology 87 (1034) 2014;
  12. Yanping Xu , Helen C. Turner, Guy Garty, David Brenner, "A Rapid, Quantitative Method to Characterize The Human Lymphocyte Concentration for Automated High-Throughput Radiation Biodosimetry", Biomedical Engineering Research, March. 2013, Vol. 2 Iss. 1, PP. 16-19
  13. A. Saunders, M. Makela, Y. Bagdasarova, H. O. Back, J. Boissevain, L. J. Broussard, T. J. Bowles, R. Carr, S. A. Currie, B. Filippone, A. García, P. Geltenbort, K. P. Hickerson, R. E. Hill, J. Hoagland, S. Hoedl, A. T. Holley, G. Hogan, T. M. Ito, Steve Lamoreaux, Chen-Yu Liu, J. Liu, R. R. Mammei, J. Martin, D. Melconian, M. P. Mendenhall, C. L. Morris, R. N. Mortensen1, R. W. Pattie, Jr., M. Pitt, B. Plaster, J. Ramsey, R. Rios, A. Sallaska, S. J. Seestrom, E. I. Sharapov, S. Sjue, W. E. Sondheim, W. Teasdale, A. R. Young, B. VornDick, R. B. Vogelaar, Z. Wang, Y. Xu , "Performance of the Los Alamos National Laboratory spallation-driven solid-deuterium ultra-cold neutron source," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 013304 (2013)
  14. B Plaster, R Rios, HO Back, TJ Bowles, LJ Broussard, R Carr, S Clayton, S Currie, BW Filippone, A García, P Geltenbort, KP Hickerson, J Hoagland, GE Hogan, B Hona, AT Holley, TM Ito, C-Y Liu, J Liu, M Makela, RR Mammei, JW Martin, D Melconian, MP Mendenhall, CL Morris, R Mortensen, RW Pattie Jr, A Pérez Galván, ML Pitt, JC Ramsey, R Russell, A Saunders, R Schmid, SJ Seestrom, S Sjue, WE Sondheim, E Tatar, B Tipton, RB Vogelaar, B VornDick, C Wrede, YP Xu , H Yan, AR Young, J Yuan, "Measurement of the neutron β-asymmetry parameter A0 with ultracold neutrons", Physical Review C 86, 055501 (2012)
  15. Yanping Xu , Guy Garty, Stephen A. Marino, Thomas N. Massey, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Gary W. Johnson and David J. Brenner, "Novel neutron sources at the Radiological Research Accelerator Facility", Journal of Instrumentation, Mar. 2012.
  16. Garty, G.; Chen, Youhua; Turner, Helen C; Zhang, Jian; Lyulko, Oleksandra V; Bertucci, Antonella; Xu, Yanping; Wang, Hongliang; Simaan, Nabil; Randers-Pehrson, Gerhard; Yao, Y Lawrence; Brenner, D J, "The RABIT: A Rapid Automated BIodosimetry Tool For Radiological TriageII. Technological Developments", International Journal of Radiation Biology, May, 2011
  17. Turner, H.C., Brenner, D.J., Bertucci, A., Lyulko, O., Xu, Y ., Schaefer, J., Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, H., Simaan, N., Randers-Perhrson, G., Yao, Y.L., Zenhausern, F., and Garty, G.,"Adapting the γ-H2AX Assay for Automated Processing in Human Lymphocytes. 1. Technological Aspects", Radiation Research, Mar. 2011
  18. G. Garty, M.Grad, B.K. Jones, Y. Xu , J. Xu, G. Randers-Pehrson, D. Attinger and D. J. Brenner, "Design of a novel flow-and-shoot microbeam ". Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Dec. 2010
  19. Yanping Xu , Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Stephen A. Marino, Alan W. Bigelow, Mark S. Akselrod, Jeff G. Sykora, David J. Brenner, "An Accelerator-Based Neutron Microbeam System for Studies of Radiation Effects". Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Dec. 2010.
  20. Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, H., Garty, G., Xu, Y ., Lyulko, O., Turner, H., Randers-Pehrson, G., Simaan, N., Yao, L., Brenner, D., "Development of a Robotically-based Automated Biodosimetry Tool for High-throughput Radiological Triage", International Journal of Biomechatornics and Biomedical Robotic, 1(2) 2010.
  21. Guy Garty; Youhua Chen; Alessio Salerno; Helen Turner; Jian Zhang; Oleksandra V Lyulko; Yanping Xu ; Hongliang Wang;Nabil Simaan; Gerhard Randers-Pehrson; Lawrence Yao; Sally A Amundson; David J Brenner "The RABiT: A Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool for radiological triage,", Health Physics Journal. 98(2):209-217, February 2010.
  22. G Randers-Pehrson, G. W. Johnson, S. A. Marino, Y. Xu , A. D. Dymnikov and D. J. Brenner, "The Columbia University sub-micron charged particle beam", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 609, Issues 2-3, 11 October 2009, Pages 294-299
  23. R. W. Pattie, Jr., J. Anaya, H. O. Back, J. G. Boissevain, T. J. Bowles, L.J. Broussard, R. Carr, D. J. Clark, S. Currie, B. W. Filippone, P. Geltenbort, A. Garcia, A. Hawari, K. P. Hickerson, R. Hill, M. Hino, S. A. Hoedl, G. E. Hogan, A. T. Holley, T. M. Ito, T. Kawai, K. Kirch, S. Kitagaki, S. K. Lamoreaux, C.-Y. Liu, J. Liu, M. Makela, R. R. Mammei, J. Martin, D. Melconian, N. Meier, M. P. Mendenhall, C. L. Morris, R. Mortensen, A. Pichlmaier, M. L. Pitt, B. Plaster, J. C. Ramsey, R. Rios, K. Sabourov, A. Sallaska, A. Saunders, S. Seestrom, C. Servicky, S. K. L. Sjue, D. Smith, W. E. Sondheim, E. Tatar, W. Teasdale, C. Terai, B. Tipton, M. Utsuro, R. B. Vogelaar, B. W. Wehring, Y. P. Xu , A. R. Young, J. Yuan, "First Measurement of the Neutron Beta-Asymmetry with Ultracold Neutrons", Phys. Rev. Lett 102, 012301 (2009)
  24. E. Korobkina, B. W. Wehring, A. I. Hawari, A. R. Young, P. R. Huffman, R. Golub, Y. Xu , G. Palmquist, "An Ultracold neutron source at the NC State University PULSTAR reactor," Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A. (2007)
  25. Y. Xu , G. Ning, C. Zhang, Q. Yu, Y. Xu, "Application of the miniature specimen technique to material irradiation", International Jounal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 77 (2000) 715-721
  26. J. He, Y. Xu , T. Yang, "The association effect of Human Serum Albumin under different Zinc ion concentrations studied by small angle of neutron scattering", Atomic Energy Science and Technology Vol.31, p168 (1997)

Publications ( Conference Paper Publications):

  1. A. W. Bigelow, G. Randers‐Pehrson, G. Garty, C. R. Geard, Y. Xu, A. D. Harken, G. W. Johnson, and D. J. Brenner, "Ion, X‐Ray, UV And Neutron Microbeam Systems For Cell Irradiation", AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, pp. 351-355, Aug. 2010.
  2. Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, H., Garty, G., Xu, Y., Lyulko, O., Turner, H., Randers-Pehrson, G., Simaan, N., Yao, L., Brenner, D., "Rabit - Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool For High Throughput Radiological Triage," ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2009. (DETC2009-86425) (DOI: 10.1504/IJBBR.2010.033029)

Publications ( Book Chapter): chapter of "Radiation and Environmental Biophysics: From single cells to small animals" in book title Radiation Effects in Materials