Randy was born in New York, and lived there through High School. College: Grinnell, Iowa AB 1949; Medical School, Univ. of Utah, SLC 1956, Graduate School in Berkeley (PhD. Biophysics) 1961; From 1957 -64 he was in the U.S. Public Health Service. In the PHS he was responsible for a series of radiation epidemiology studies (including an international multi center study of late effects of I-131). The first two years in the PHS were in Japan studying leukemia in the A-bomb survivors with Bob Heyssel. He joined Bob Heyssel at Vanderbilt in 1964, as Assoc. Prof. of Medicine, Radiology and Physics. Together they studied the late effects of Fe-59 in children included in the earlier Hahn studies, along with many studies quantitating tracer metabolism in patients with different diseases. Many of the studies used the whole body counter, after it was modified to quantify organ uptake and bio distribution. Computer systems were designed and used for instrumentation developments and applications. Methods were developed and applied to teaching, patient management, data acquisition, analysis and imaging applications. New detector materials were used and evaluated for imaging and analysis tasks.
In 1979, after a 1year sabbatical at the University College of London (UCL), Randy moved to Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) in New York, as Sr. Scientist in the Medical Department, Nuclear Medicine Program coordinator, and Prof of Radiology at SUNY, Stony Brook. At BNL his efforts were directed at instrument development, and testing new in vitro and in vivo uses of gamma emitting radiopharmaceuticals and supporting the PET program led by the Chemistry Department. He was the physician responsible for patient and animal studies at the National Synchrotron Light Source and the Tandem Van der Graff for studies imaging trace elements in people and biological samples. Studies included phase contrast x-ray imaging, and in vivo cardiovascular imaging using mono energetic x-rays at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) in collaborations with visiting scientists. A study done in collaboration with Sidney Colowick at Vanderbilt compared the effects of Al on brain glucose metabolism in an Alzheimer disease model.
A dual opposed gamma camera with a 1″ thick NaI crystal previously purchased for imaging the stopping region in the brain in patients irradiated with 200 Mev protons was tested for combined PET and SPECT imaging (UNICON), The absence of programmable digitized electronics on gamma camera components, later available, precluded combined PET and SPECT imaging applications.
In 1987, when the BNL Research Hospital was closed, Randy went to the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, as Professor, and Research Director in the Nuclear Medicine Department. In addition to clinical duties, he and research colleagues carried out a series of radiopharmaceutical therapy and dosimetry studies. These were done with radiochemists (Hnatowich et al), imaging scientists (King et al), and dosimetrists (Mardirossian, Bushe, and King) and many other talented collaborators (Magne Aas, Aldo Rescigno, Tom Griffin, and visiting scientists from Japan. At Age 69, after ten years, Randy retired, and returned to Vanderbilt.
Since 1997, Randy’s major activities involve dosimetry research on site with Mike Stabin, and as a member of the SNM MIRD Committee. Epidemiology studies continue in collaboration with NCI (Thyroid effects of I-131 from Chernobyl and occupational radiation risk studies). He was a member of several National Academy of Sciences Committees analyzing the effects of radioactive fallout; risks to the environment from contamination at different U.S. Weapons sites; formulating recommendations for compensation to workers (RECA); as well as National Council on Radiation Protection Committees, the most recent involving Uncertainties in the estimation of radiation risk and the probability of causation. Most recently, Randy spends much of his time working on a web page on the History of Nuclear Medicine at Vanderbilt, and a study of risks to a million man population of radiation exposed veterans; and another studies on a large NIH cohort of radiology technologists.
1945-49 Grinnell College, A.B. with Honors in Chemistry and Zoology.
1949-52 Graduate Student Physics/Biophysics at Donner Lab, Berkeley, CA.
1952-56 University of Utah Medical School. 1956 M.D.
1956-57 Internal Medicine Internship. Salt Lake General Hospital, Salt Lake City UT.
1957-1964 USPHS Officer. 1957-59 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Japan: Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (Medicine and Statistics).
1959-61 Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley. 1961 PhD Biophysics.
1961-64 Assistant Professor Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Department of Radiology, and Chief Radiation Epidemiology Section, Research Branch, Division of Radiological Health, USPHS, Rockville, MD. PI: USPHS International Cooperative Thyrotoxicosis Therapy Follow-up Study.
1964-72 Associate Professor Medicine, Radiology, Physics, and Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University.
1972 AMA Nuclear Medicine Board Certified
1972-79 Professor Radiology and Physics, Vanderbilt University
1979-87 Sr. Scientist, and Nuclear Medicine Program Coordinator, Brookhaven National Lab, Professor Radiology State University of New York, Stony Brook.
1987-97 Professor Nuclear Medicine, and Research Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA.
1997 Research Professor Radiology and Physics, and Adjunct Professor Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University.
National Academy of Sciences Committees:
– Committee on Atomic Casualties (1964-68), BEIR III Comm. (1978-80).
– CDC: Hanford Thyroid Disease Study, Oversight Comm. (1999-2003),
– RECA Committee to Assess Scientific Information for Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (2002-2005)
– National Institutes of Health: NCI Chernobyl Study Group (1992-2006).
National Council on Radiation Protection: Committees to assess:
– Risk to Thyroid From Ionizing Radiations (2001-2008);
– Uncertainty in Radiation Risk Estimation (2009-2012)
Society of Nuclear Medicine:
– Chair, Computer Committee: 1970-78 and Council 1978-79:
– Chair, Radiation Effects Ionizing Radiation (REIR) Committee: 1982-90, and
member, Medical Internal Radiation Dose (MIRD) Comm. 1999-present.
AINGER, L.E., ELY, R.S., DONE, A.K., BRILL, A.B. and KELLEY, V.C. (1955). “Sydenham’s chorea. I. Evidence of abnormal adrenal cortex function,” AMA Am J Dis Child. 89, 575-9.
BUSH, J.A., BERLIN, N.I., JENSEN, W.N., BRILL, A.B., CARTWRIGHT, G.E. and WINTROBE, M.M. (1955). “Erythrocyte life span in growing swine as determined by glycine-2-c14,” J Exp Med. 101, 451-9.
BRILL, A.B, ELY, R.S., DONE, A.K., AINGER, L.E., and KELLEY, V.C. (1956). “Blood adrenocorticotrohin (ACTH) in children with rheumatic fever,” J. Clin. End. and Metab. 16: 262-271.
HEYSSEL, R., BRILL, A.B., WOODBURY, L.A., NISHIMURA, E.T., GHOSE, T., HOSHINO, T. and YAMASAKI, M. (1960). “Leukemia in Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors,” Blood. 15, 313-31.
WERNER, S.C., GITTELSOHN, A.M. and BRILL, A.B. (1961). “Leukemia following radioidine therapy of hyperthyroidism,” JAMA. 177, 646-8.
BRILL, A.B., TOMONAGA, M. and HEYSSEL, R.M. (1962). “Leukemia in man following exposure to ionizing radiation. A summary of the findings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and a comparison with other human experience,” Ann Intern Med. 56, 590-609.
BRILL, A.B. and FORGOTSON, E.H. (1964). “Radiation and congenital malformations,” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 90, SUPPL:1149-68.
BURROW, G.N., HAMILTON, H.B., HRUBEC, Z., AMAMOTO, K., MATSUNAGA, F. and BRILL, A.B. (1964). “Study of adolescents exposed in utero to the atomic bomb, nagasaki, japan. I. General aspects: Clinical and laboratory data,” Yale J Biol Med. 36, 430-44.
HEYSSEL, R.M., SILVER, L.J., WASSON, M. and BRILL, A.B. (1967). “The relation of blood platelet survival and distribution to 14-c-serotonin distribution and excretion,” Blood. 29, 341-53.
Smith, E.M., and Brill, A.B.: Progress with computers in medicine. Nucleonics 25: 5, April 1967.
DYER, N.C., BRILL, A.B., GLASSER, S.R. and GOSS, D.A. (1969). “Maternal-fetal transport and distribution of 59fe and 131-i in humans,” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 103, 290-6.
HAGSTROM, R.M., GLASSER, S.R., BRILL, A.B. and HEYSSEL, R.M. (1969). “Long term effects of radioactive iron administered during human pregnancy,” Am J Epidemiol. 90, 1-10.
SANDSTEAD, H.H., STANT, E.G., BRILL, A.B., ARIAS, L.I. and TERRY, R.T. (1969). “Lead intoxication and the thyroid,” Arch Intern Med. 123, 632-5.
Johnston, R.E., and Brill, A.B.: Inherent problems in the quantitation of isotope scan data. Medical Radioisotope Scintigraphy 1: 617‑631, 1969 (IAEA).
Dyer, N.C., and Brill, A.B.: Fetal radiation dose from maternally administered Fe‑59 and I‑131, in Radiation Biology of the Fetal and Juvenile Mammal, Dec. 1969, p. 73‑88.
WOODS, J.W., LIDDLE, G.W., MICHELAKIS, A.M. and BRILL, A.B. (1969). “Effect of an adrenal inhibitor in hypertensive patients with suppressed renin,” Arch Intern Med. 123, 366-70.
ERICKSON, J.J. and BRILL, A.B. (1970). “Digitization of ultrasonic images,” Radiology. 95, 589-93.
SANDSTEAD, H.H., BRILL, A.B., STANT, E.G., JR., LAW, D.H.T. and SCOTT, H.W., JR. (1970). “Effects of jejuno-ileal shunt on body composition in morbidly obese patients,” Surg Forum. 21, 404-6.
MICHELAKIS, A.M., STANT, E.G., JR. and BRILL, A.B. (1971). “Sodium space and electrolyte excretion during the menstrual cycle,” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 109, 150-4.
Brill, A.B., Patton J, Johnston RE, Dyer N, Baglan RJ, Erickson J, Rofes R. Evaluation of Ge(Li) Detectors for Radioisotope Scanning and Activation-Analysis Studies. Chapter 8, In Semiconductor Detectors in the future of nuclear medicine. SNM Press. 1971.
Patton JA, Brill AB, Johnston RE. Potential of Fluorescent Scanning for Brain-Tumor Identification. Chapter 18. , In Semiconductor Detectors in the future of nuclear medicine. SNM Press. 1971.
Brill, A.B., Patton, J.A., and Baglan, R.J.: An experimental comparison of scintillation and semiconductor detectors for isotope imaging and counting. IEEE, Nuclear Science, Vol. NS‑19, #3, 179‑189, June 1972.
Dyer, N.C., and Brill, A.B.: Use of the stable tracers Fe‑58 and Cr‑50 for the study of iron utilization in pregnant women. Nuclear Activation Techniques in the Life Sciences. IAEA, pp. 469‑477, 1972.
Brill, A.B., Patton, J.A., Price, R.R., and Flanigan Kosik, C.V.: Applications of high resolution semi‑conductor detectors in the evaluation of tumor‑localizing tracers. Monte Carlo Symposium, October 23‑28, 1972, in Medical Radioisotope Scintigraphy, I, 217‑240, IAEA, Vienna.
Patton, J.A., Brill, A.B., King, P.H.: A new mode of collection and display of three dimensional data for static and dynamic radiotracer studies. Monte Carlo Symposium, October 23‑28, 1972, in Medical Radioisotope Scintigraphy, I, 355‑368, IAEA, Vienna, 1972.
SCOTT, H.W., JR., SANDSTEAD, H.H., BRILL, A.B., BURKO, H. and YOUNGER, R.K. (1971). “Experience with a new technic of intestinal bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity,” Ann Surg. 174, 560-72.
STAAB, E.V., BABB, O.A., KLATTE, E.C. and BRILL, A.B. (1971). “Pancreatic radionuclide imaging using electronic subtraction technique,” Radiology. 99, 633-40.
BRAHMAVAR, S.M., GROVES, R.B., STAAB, E.V., ERICKSON, J.J. and BRILL, A.B. (1972). “Optimization of data in lung and brain scans,” J Nucl Med. 13, 881-4.
BRILL, A.B., SANDSTEAD, H.H., PRICE, R., JOHNSTON, R.E., LAW, D.H.T. and SCOTT, H.W., JR. (1972). “Changes in body composition after jejunoileal bypass in morbidity obese patients,” Am J Surg. 123, 49-56.
DYER, N.C. and BRILL, A.B. (1972). “Maternal-fetal transport of iron and iodine in human subjects,” Adv Exp Med Biol. 27, 351-66.
JOHNSTON, R.E., STAAB, E.V., BRILL, A.B. and ALLEN, J.H. (1972). “Radiation dosimetry associated with the intrathecal administration of 131 i human serum albumin,” Br J Radiol. 45, 444-51.
LUBOZYNSKI, M.F., BAGLAN, R.J., DYER, G.R. and BRILL, A.B. (1972). “Sensitivity of x-ray fluorescence for trace element determinations in biological tissues,” Int J Appl Radiat Isot. 23, 487-91.
WATTS, J.R., ERICKSON, J.J., KRAMER, C.E., JOHNSTON, R.E., LAGAN, J.E., BAGLAN, R.J. and BRILL, A.B. (1972). “Design and evaluation of a scanning-bed wholebody counter for use in clinical studies,” Health Phys. 23, 63-6.
BRILL, A.B. and ERICKSON, J.J. (1973). “Factors affecting the collection and analysis of radiotracer images,” Semin Nucl Med. 3, 285-300.
Price, R.R., Johnston, R.E., Brill, A.B., and Watts, J.R.: Estimation of radioactive content of body organs combining direct measurements and distribution models. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Assessment of Radioactive Organ and Body Burdens, held in Stockholm, Sweden, Nov. 22‑26, 1971, IAEA/WHO, pp. 45‑57, Vienna, 1972.
Erickson, J.J., Eastwold, E.L., Parker, J.D., Baglan, R.J., Larsen, K.H., and Brill, A.B.: Two inexpensive automatic sample changes for use with an MCA. Nuclear Instruments and Methods 112:597‑599, 1973.
Dyer, N.C., Brill, A.B., Raye, J., Gutberlet, R., and Stahlman, M.: Maternal‑fetal exchange of Fe‑59: Radiation dosimetry and biokinetics in human and sheep studies. Radiol Res 53: 488‑495, 1973.
Brill, A.B., Baglan, R.J., Fleet, W., Schaffner, W., Schulert, A. “A Network to Determine the Causality Between Abnormal Trace Levels and Congenital Defects,” NSF‑RANN Trace Contaminants Abstracts, Toxic Materials Information Center, Environmental Information System Office, ORNL, August 1973.
Ivancevic, D., Price, R.R., Rhea, T., Graham, T.P., Atwood, G.F., and Brill, A.B.: Computer analysis of radiocardiograms of patients with intracardiac shunts. Proceedings of IAEA Symposium on Dynamic Studies with Radioisotopes in Clinical Medicine and Research, 1974. IAEA‑SM‑185/28, 229‑250. Knoxville, Tennessee (1974).
Price, R.R., McKee, L.C., Jr., Krantz, S.B., and Brill, A.B. Estimation of slow dynamic function parameters in iron kinetics studies using quantitative measurements and compartmental modeling analysis. Proceedings IAEA Symposium on Dynamic Studies with Radioisotope in Clinical Medicine Research. 1974. IAEA‑SM‑185/38, 429‑444.
Hollifield, J.W., Brill, A.B.: Low 17‑Ketosteroid level, hypokalemia, and wasting after obesity surgery. JAMA 230 (6): 900, Nov. 11, 1974.
Baglan, R.J., Brill, A.B., Schulert, D., Larsen, W.K., Dyer, N., Mansour, M., Schaffner, W., Hoffman, L., and Davies, J.: Utility of placental tissue as an indicator of trace element exposure to adult and fetus. Environ. Res. 8: 64‑70, 1974.
Brill, A.B.: Data‑handling systems for use in dynamic function studies. In Dynamic Studies with Radioisotopes in Medicine 1974. Vol. 1, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 1974, pp. 13‑24.
Jones, J.P., Wagner, J., and Brill, A.B.: An in vivo evaluation of standard man model absorbed fractions using TC‑Sulfur Colloid. Radiopharmaceutical Dosimetry Symposium, Oak Ridge, TN April 26‑29, p. 283‑289, 1976.
Price, R.R., Wagner, J., Larsen, K.H., Patton, J.A., Touya, J.J., and Brill, A.B.: Techniques for measuring regional and total‑body bone mineral mass to bone function ratios. In Medical Radionuclide Imaging, Vol. 2, Proceedings of a Symposium. Los Angeles, October 25‑29, 1976. IAEA SM‑210/64, 145‑158, Vienna.
Patton, J.A., Price, R.R., Brill, A.B., and Pehl, R.: A Mosaic Intrinsic Germanium Radioisotope Scanning Device with Longitudinal Section scanning Capability. In Medical Radionuclide Imaging, Vol. 1, Proceedings of a Symposium. Los Angeles, October 25‑29, 1976. IAEA‑SM‑210/165, 159‑169.
Yonekura, Y., Brill, A.B., Som, P., Yamamoto, K., Srivastava, S.C., Iwai, J., Elmaleh, D.R., Livni, E., Strauss, H.W., Goodman, M.M., Knapp, F.F., Jr. Regional Myocardial Substrate Uptake in Hypertensive Rats: A Quantitative Autoradiographic Measurement Science, Vol. 227, 1494‑1496, March 1985.
Parker, F.L., Brill, A.G., Grimes, W.R., Kahn, B., Jacobs, D.G., Watson, E.C.: The Potential Consequences of Tritium and other Isotopes Discharged in Treated Three Mile Island Accident Generated Waste Waters. NCRP Report of SC‑38, Task Group on Accident Generated Waste Water, 1985.
Dilmanian FA, Weber DA, Coderre JA, Joel DD, Shi K-C, Meinken GE, Som P, Tang Y-N, Volkow ND, Yee C, Brill AB: A high resolution SPECT system based on a microchannel-plate imager. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci 37:687-695, 1990.
Cinotti, L., Bazzin, J.P., DiPaola, R., Susskind, H., and Brill, A.B. Processing of Xe-127 regional pulmonary ventilation by factor analysis and compartmental modeling. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 10:3, 437-444, 1991.
Rescigno A, Brill AB, Bushe H, Hnatowich DJ: On compartment biodistribution. Nucl Med Biol 18:367, 1991 (Letter).
Griffin, T., Brill, B., Bokhari, F., Bernier, M., Collins, J., Stochl, M., Gionet, M., Ruschowski, M., Siebecker, D., Stroup, S., Kiefer, H., Sumerdon, G., Johnson, D., Wilson, J., Hnatowich, D. A pharmacokinetic and clinical study of the AB2 anti-CEA antibody in patients with colorectal carcinoma. Proceedings of the Second Conference on the Radioimmunodetection and Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer, May, 1989
Ito T, Griffin TW, Collins JA, Brill AB: Immunotoxin (IT) penetration into tumor foci assessed by quantitative autoradiography. Proc of Second International Symposium on Immunotoxins. June 14-16, 1990. Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Hnatowich DJ, Hunter R, Griffin T, Stevens S, Mardirossian G, Kinders RJ, Rusckowski M, Rose P, Brill AB. Intraperitoneal therapy of ovarian cancer with yttrium-90 labeled monoclonal antibodies. Ant Immunology and Radiopharm 3:40, 1990.
Siegel JA, Wessels BA, Watson EE, Stabin MG, Vriesendorp HM, Bradley EW, Badger CC, Brill AB, Kwok CS, Stickney DR, Eckerman KF, Fisher DR, Buchsbaum DJ, Order SE: Summary report of the AAPM Nuclear Medicine Task Force on bone marrow dosimetry and toxicity for radioimmunotherapy. Ant Immunoconj and Radiopharm 3:77, 1990.
AAS, M., MARDIROSSIAN, G., GRIFFIN, T.W., SALIMI, A.R., ITO, T., BUSHE, H.S., ATCHER, R.W., HINES, J.J., BRILL, A.B. and HNATOWICH, D.J. (1992). “Long-term biodistribution in tumored mice of murine and chimeric b72.3-igg antibody radiolabeled with 114min via both dtpa and a macrocyclic chelator,” J Nucl Biol Med. 36, 33-40.
ITO, T., GRIFFIN, T.W., COLLINS, J.A. and BRILL, A.B. (1992). “Intratumoral and whole-body distributions of c110 anti-carcinoembryonic antigen radioimmunotoxin after intraperitoneal and intravenous injection: A quantitative autoradiographic study,” Cancer Res. 52, 1961-7.
HNATOWICH, D.J., MARDIROSSIAN, G., RUSCKOWSKI, M., ROY, S., BUSHE, H., GRIFFIN, T.W. and BRILL, A.B. (1993). “Pharmacokinetics of the fo23c5 anti-cea antibody fragment labelled with 99tcm and 111in: A comparison in patients,” Nucl Med Commun. 14, 52-63.
ROESKE, J.C., CHEN, G.T. and BRILL, A.B. (1993). “Dosimetry of intraperitoneally administered radiolabeled antibodies,” Med Phys. 20, 593-600.
BRILL, A.B., BECKER, D.V., DONAHOE, K., GOLDSMITH, S.J., GREENSPAN, B., KASE, K., ROYAL, H., SILBERSTEIN, E.B. and WEBSTER, E.W. (1994). “Radon update: Facts concerning environmental radon: Levels, mitigation strategies, dosimetry, effects and guidelines. Snm committee on radiobiological effects of ionizing radiation,” J Nucl Med. 35, 368-85.
MATSUSHITA, T., GRIFFIN, T.W., YAO, Z., DELICHATSIOS, H. and BRILL, A.B. (1994). “Human recombinant tnf-alpha on localization of 90y-radioantibody in human tumour xenografts,” Ther Immunol. 1, 71-6.
Brill AB, Hull A. Post-Chernobyl Thyroid Cancer Study Under Way. Health Physics Society Newsletter. Nov. 1994, 18-19.
DONOHOE, K.J., BRILL, A.B., BRILL, D.R., CONWAY, J.J., SILBERSTEIN, E.B. and WHIPPLE, C. (1996). “How to be an effective risk communicator,” J Nucl Med. 37, 20N-22N.
DONOHOE, K.J., BRILL, A.B., BRILL, D.R., CONWAY, J.J., SILBERSTEIN, E.B. and WHIPPLE, C. (1996). “How to be an effective risk communicator–part 1,” J Nucl Med. 37, 23N-6N.
MARDIROSSIAN, G., BRILL, A.B., DWYER, K.M., KAHN, D. and NELP, W. (1996). “Radiation absorbed dose from indium-111-cyt-356,” J Nucl Med. 37, 1583-8.
SCHWENN, M.R. and BRILL, A.B. (1997). “Childhood cancer 10 years after the chernobyl accident,” Curr Opin Pediatr. 9, 51-4.
Ljungberg MI, King MA, Danfelter M, Strand SE, and Brill AB. Scatter Correction in Scintillation Camera Imaging of Positron-emitting Radionuclides. Presented at Nov. 1996 IEEE NPSS Medical Imaging Conference.
Brill AB, Anspaugh L, Eckerman K, Stabin M. Radioactive Iodine Dose to the Breast and Thyroid in Lactating Women and Nursing Infants from the Chernobyl Accident. Presented at Mayo Clinic International Symposium on Radiodine. Aug 24-27 1996. In, The Thyroid. (April 1997).
Brill, A.B. Radiation and the Environment. In Our Natural Environment: Concepts and Solutions. In Proceedings of the Second International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment. Newport, RI. June 15-19, 1996. Ed. KL Hickey and D. Kantarelis.
Brill, A.B. Radiobiologic Consequences of I-131. What we know, and may learn from the Chernobyl Accident. In Proceedings of Second International Congress of the Croatian Society of Nuclear Medicine. Presented 24 Oct. 1996
MARDIROSSIAN, G., BRILL, A.B., HARWOOD, S.J., OLSEN, J., DWYER, K.A. and SIEGEL, J.A. (1998). “Radiation absorbed dose estimates for indium-111-labeled b72.3, an IGG antibody to ovarian and colorectal cancer: Mird dose estimate report no. 18,” J Nucl Med. 39, 671-6.
RON, E., DOODY, M.M., BECKER, D.V., BRILL, A.B., CURTIS, R.E., GOLDMAN, M.B., HARRIS, B.S., 3RD, HOFFMAN, D.A., MCCONAHEY, W.M., MAXON, H.R., PRESTON-MARTIN, S., WARSHAUER, M.E., WONG, F.L. and BOICE, J.D., JR. (1998). “Cancer mortality following treatment for adult hyperthyroidism. Cooperative thyrotoxicosis therapy follow-up study group,” JAMA. 280, 347-55.
BOLCH, W.E., BOUCHET, L.G., ROBERTSON, J.S., WESSELS, B.W., SIEGEL, J.A., HOWELL, R.W., ERDI, A.K., AYDOGAN, B., COSTES, S., WATSON, E.E., BRILL, A.B., CHARKES, N.D., FISHER, D.R., HAYS, M.T. and THOMAS, S.R. (1999). “Mird pamphlet no. 17: The dosimetry of nonuniform activity distributions–radionuclide s values at the voxel level. Medical internal radiation dose committee,” J Nucl Med. 40, 11S-36S.
HOWELL, R.W., WESSELS, B.W., LOEVINGER, R., WATSON, E.E., BOLCH, W.E., BRILL, A.B., CHARKES, N.D., FISHER, D.R., HAYS, M.T., ROBERTSON, J.S., SIEGEL, J.A. and THOMAS, S.R. (1999). “The mird perspective 1999. Medical internal radiation dose committee,” J Nucl Med. 40, 3S-10S.
MARDIROSSIAN, G., TAGESSON, M., BLANCO, P., BOUCHET, L.G., STABIN, M., YORIYAZ, H., BAZA, S., LJUNGBERG, M., STRAND, S.E. and BRILL, A.B. (1999). “A new rectal model for dosimetry applications,” J Nucl Med. 40, 1524-31.
SIEGEL, J.A., THOMAS, S.R., STUBBS, J.B., STABIN, M.G., HAYS, M.T., KORAL, K.F., ROBERTSON, J.S., HOWELL, R.W., WESSELS, B.W., FISHER, D.R., WEBER, D.A. and BRILL, A.B. (1999). “Mird pamphlet no. 16: Techniques for quantitative radiopharmaceutical biodistribution data acquisition and analysis for use in human radiation dose estimates,” J Nucl Med. 40, 37S-61S.
SGOUROS, G., STABIN, M., ERDI, Y., AKABANI, G., KWOK, C., BRILL, A.B. and WESSELS, B. (2000). “Red marrow dosimetry for radiolabeled antibodies that bind to marrow, bone, or blood components,” Med Phys. 27, 2150-64.
WELLS, R.G., KING, M.A., SIMKIN, P.H., JUDY, P.F., BRILL, A.B., GIFFORD, H.C., LICHO, R., PRETORIUS, P.H., SCHNEIDER, P.B. and SELDIN, D.W. (2000). “Comparing filtered back projection and ordered-subsets expectation maximization for small-lesion detection and localization in 67Ga SPECT ,” J Nucl Med. 41, 1391-9.
STABIN, M.G. and BRILL, A.B. (2001). “Monoclonal antibodies in the treatment of hematologic malignancies: Radiation dosimetry aspects,” Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2, 351-6.
DI MARTINO, F., TRAINO, A.C., BRILL, A.B., STABIN, M.G. and LAZZER, M. (2002). “A theoretical model for prescription of the patient-specific therapeutic activity for radioiodine therapy of graves’ disease,” Phys Med Biol. 47, 1493-9.
SIEGEL, J.A., STABIN, M.G. and BRILL, A.B. (2002). “The importance of patient-specific radiation dose calculations for the administration of radionuclides in therapy,” Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 48, 451-9.
STABIN, M. and BRILL, A.B. (2003). “Physics in nuclear medicine: A year of tangible progress,” J Nucl Med. 44, 22N-25N.
STEZHKO, V.A., BUGLOVA, E.E., DANILOVA, L.I., DROZD, V.M., KRYSENKO, N.A., LESNIKOVA, N.R., MINENKO, V.F., OSTAPENKO, V.A., PETRENKO, S.V., POLYANSKAYA, O.N., RZHEUTSKI, V.A., TRONKO, M.D., BOBYLYOVA, O.O., BOGDANOVA, T.I., EPHSTEIN, O.V., KAIRO, I.A., KOSTIN, O.V., LIKHTAREV, I.A., MARKOV, V.V., OLIYNIK, V.A., SHPAK, V.M., TERESHCHENKO, V.P., ZAMOTAYEVA, G.A., BEEBE, G.W., BOUVILLE, A.C., BRILL, A.B., BURCH, J.D., FINK, D.J., GREENEBAUM, E., HOWE, G.R., LUCKYANOV, N.K., MASNYK, I.J., MCCONNELL, R.J., ROBBINS, J., THOMAS, T.L., VOILLEQUE, P.G. and ZABLOTSKA, L.B. (2004). “A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the chornobyl accident: Objectives, design and methods,” Radiat Res. 161, 481-92.
LYSHCHIK, A., HIGASHI, T., ASATO, R., TANAKA, S., ITO, J., HIRAOKA, M., BRILL, A.B., SAGA, T. and TOGASHI, K. (2005). “Elastic moduli of thyroid tissues under compression,” Ultrason Imaging. 27, 101-10.
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