Marco Zaider

Adjunct Professor

Medical Physics - Affiliated Faculty
200 S.W. Mudd
Mail Code: 4701
New York, NY 10027

Research Specialty

medical physics, biophysical modeling, microdosimetry, quantum chemistry, radiation transport


Dr. Marco Zaider is a Senior Lecturer (Radiation Oncology); Professor Emeritus MSKCC; Professor of Physics (Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College): medical physics, biophysical modeling, microdosimetry, quantum chemistry, radiation transport.

His special interests include the treatment, planning and delivery of brachytherapy, radiation oncology, microdosimetry, biological effects of low doses of radiation, and biostatistics. He has taught radiation science to graduate students in Medical Physics and at the School of Public Health; brachytherapy physics to residents in Radiation Oncology and postdoctaral fellows, and research tutorials to CU medical physics students.

Selected Professional Affiliations

▪ AAPM, member
▪ RRS, member
▪ APS, member
▪ ASTRO, member
▪ ABS, member

Selected Editorial Boards

▪ Brachytherapy

Recent Publications

Zaider, M., M. Zelefsky, G. Cohen, C. Chui, E. York, L. Ben-Porat and L. Happersett "Methodology for biologically-based treatment planning for combined low dose-rate (permanent implant) and high dose-rate (fractionated) treatment of prostate cancer" Int. J. Radiat. Onc. Biol. Phys. 61 702-713 2005

Zaider, M. "Permanent Implant Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer" New Technologies in Radiation Oncology in Medical Oncology Ed. W. Schlegel, T. Bortfeld and A.-L Grossu Springer Verlag Berlin 2005

Zaider, M. "Radiobiology: A Briefing for the Brachytherapist" AAPM/ABS Brachytherapy Summer School Medical Physics Publishing 2005

Zaider, M. Lee, E. "Treatment planning for low dose rate and high dose rate brachytherapy" Basic and Advanced Techniques in Prostate Brachytherapy Ed. A. Dicker, G.S. Merrick, L.G. Gomella, R.K. Valicenti and F. Waterman Martin Dunitz London 2003

Zaider, M. "Aspects of Brachytherapy Physics" Textbook of Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition Ed. S.A. Leibel and T.L. Phillips Saunders 2003









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