Jim Zheng Chang, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology
Division: Radiation Physics
Address: DUMC Box 3295
Department of Radiation Oncology, DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Office Phone: (919) 681-2608
Email: zheng.chang@duke.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Chang's research interests include radiation therapy treatment assessment using MR quantitative imaging, image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), fast MR imaging using parallel imaging and strategic phase encoding, and motion management for IGRT.

Publications

Chang, Z; Kirkpatrick, JP; Wang, Z; Cai, J; Adamson, J; Yin, F-F. Evaluating radiation-induced white matter changes in patients treated with stereotactic radiosurgery using diffusion tensor imaging: a pilot study. Technology in cancer research & treatment. 2014;13:21-28. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S; Shen, H; Ji, J; Yin, F-F. Accelerating phase contrast MR angiography by simplified skipped phase encoding and edge deghosting with array coil enhancement. Medical physics. 2012;39:1247-1252. Abstract

Chang, Z; Bowsher, J; Cai, J; Yoo, S; Wang, Z; Adamson, J; Ren, L; Yin, F-F. Imaging system QA of a medical accelerator, Novalis Tx, for IGRT per TG 142: our 1 year experience. Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics. 2012;13:3754. Abstract

Chang, Z; Wu, Q; Adamson, J; Ren, L; Bowsher, J; Yan, H; Thomas, A; Yin, F-F. Commissioning and dosimetric characteristics of TrueBeam system: composite data of three TrueBeam machines. Medical physics. 2012;39:6981-7018. Abstract

Cuneo, KC; Zagar, TM; Brizel, DM; Yoo, DS; Hoang, JK; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Yin, FF; Das, SK; Green, S; Ready, N; Bhatti, MT; Kaylie, DM; Becker, A; Sampson, JH; Kirkpatrick, JP. Stereotactic radiotherapy for malignancies involving the trigeminal and facial nerves. Technology in cancer research & treatment. 2012;11:221-228. Abstract

Palta, M; Riedel, RF; Vredenburgh, JJ; Cummings, TJ; Green, S; Chang, Z; Kirkpatrick, JP. Primary meningeal rhabdomyosarcoma. Sarcoma. 2011;2011:312802. Abstract

Cai, J; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Paul Segars, W; Yin, F-F. Four-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging (4D-MRI) using image-based respiratory surrogate: a feasibility study. Medical physics. 2011;38:6384-6394. Abstract

Chang, Z; Liu, T; Cai, J; Chen, Q; Wang, Z; Yin, F-F. Evaluation of integrated respiratory gating systems on a Novalis Tx system. Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics. 2011;12:71-79.

Chang, Z; Liu, T; Cai, J; Chen, Q; Wang, Z; Yin, F-F. Evaluation of integrated respiratory gating systems on a Novalis Tx system. Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics. 2011;12:3495. Abstract

Qiu, J-J; Chang, Z; Wu, QJ; Yoo, S; Horton, J; Yin, F-F. Impact of volumetric modulated arc therapy technique on treatment with partial breast irradiation. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics. 2010;78:288-296. Abstract

Adamson, J; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Yin, F-F; Cai, J. Maximum intensity projection (MIP) imaging using slice-stacking MRI. Medical physics. 2010;37:5914-5920. Abstract

Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Ma, J; O'Daniel, JC; Kirkpatrick, J; Yin, F-F. 6D image guidance for spinal non-invasive stereotactic body radiation therapy: Comparison between ExacTrac X-ray 6D with kilo-voltage cone-beam CT. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2010;95:116-121. Abstract

Clift, C; Thomas, A; Adamovics, J; Chang, Z; Das, I; Oldham, M. Toward acquiring comprehensive radiosurgery field commissioning data using the PRESAGE/optical-CT 3D dosimetry system. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2010;55:1279-1293. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S; Shen, H; Yin, F-F. Accelerating non-contrast-enhanced MR angiography with inflow inversion recovery imaging by skipped phase encoding and edge deghosting (SPEED). Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2010;31:757-765. Abstract

Ma, J; Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Jackie Wu, Q; Kirkpatrick, JP; Yin, F-F. ExacTrac X-ray 6 degree-of-freedom image-guidance for intracranial non-invasive stereotactic radiotherapy: comparison with kilo-voltage cone-beam CT. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2009;93:602-608. Abstract

Wu, QJ; Wang, Z; Kirkpatrick, JP; Chang, Z; Meyer, JJ; Lu, M; Huntzinger, C; Yin, F-F. Impact of collimator leaf width and treatment technique on stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy plans for intra- and extracranial lesions. Radiation Oncology. 2009;4:3. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S; Ji, J; Yin, F-F. Efficient multiple acquisitions by Skipped Phase Encoding and Edge Deghosting (SPEED) using shared spatial information. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2009;61:229-233. Abstract

Whitehead, G; Chang, Z; Ji, J. An automated intensity-weighted brachytherapy seed localization algorithm. Medical physics. 2008;35:818-827. Abstract

Chang, Z; Wang, Z; Wu, QJ; Yan, H; Bowsher, J; Zhang, J; Yin, F-F. Dosimetric characteristics of novalis Tx system with high definition multileaf collimator. Medical physics. 2008;35:4460-4463. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S. Simplified skipped phase encoding and edge deghosting (SPEED) for imaging sparse objects with applications to MRA. Medical physics. 2007;34:3173-3182. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S. Highly accelerated MRI by skipped phase encoding and edge deghosting with array coil enhancement (SPEED-ACE). Medical physics. 2006;33:3758-3766. Abstract

Chang, Z; Xiang, Q-S. Nonlinear phase correction with an extended statistical algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 2005;24:791-798. Abstract

Celler, A; Dixon, KL; Chang, Z; Blinder, S; Powe, J; Harrop, R. Problems created in attenuation-corrected SPECT images by artifacts in attenuation maps: a simulation study. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 2005;46:335-343. Abstract