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Wilfred Ngwa, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

Medical Physicist, , Radiation Oncology, Brigham And Women's Hospital

Contact Info

Wilfred Ngwa
Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
450 Brookiline Avenue
Boston, MA, 02215
Phone: 617-525-7131


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DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Prostate Cancer
Lung Cancer

Research Abstract

My work integrates research, clinical service, and teaching in Radiation Oncology, with recent focus on Cancer Nanomedicine: developing novel nanoparticle-aided radiotherapy (NRT) treatment modalities. I lead a research group currently focused on the development of 3 novel NRT approaches to enhance radiotherapy for prostate cancer, lung cancer and retinal diseases, without increase in normal tissue toxicity. I am also co-director of Global Health Catalyst: a transformative initiative employing advanced information and communication technologies (ICTs) to catalyze high impact international collaborations in Radiation Oncology, cancer prevention and advocacy towards elimination of global cancer disparities.


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