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Nancy Oleinick, Ph.D.

Department of Radiation Oncology

Biomedical Research Building 324
(216) 368-1117


Dr. Oleinick graduated in Chemistry from Chatham College in 1962. She completed her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh in 1966. Dr. Oleinick is presently a Professor of Radiation Oncology at CWRU.


Ionizing, radiation damage, chromatin structure, nuclear matrix of photosensitization-induced apoptosis, signal transduction, photodynamic therapy.


Lam M, Hsia AH, Liu Y, Guo M, Swick AR, Berlin JC, McCormick TS, Kenney ME, Oleinick NL, Cooper KD, Baron ED. Successful cutaneous delivery of the photosensitizer silicon phthalocyanine 4 for photodynamic therapy. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2011 May 30.

Lam M, Jou PC, Lattif AA, Lee Y, Malbasa CL, Mukherjee PK, Oleinick NL, Ghannoum MA, Cooper KD, Baron ED. Photodynamic Therapy with Pc 4 Induces Apoptosis of Candida albicans. Photochem Photobiol. 2011 Apr 26.

Kunos CA, Colussi VC, Pink J, Radivoyevitch T, Oleinick NL. Radiosensitization of Human Cervical Cancer Cells by Inhibiting Ribonucleotide Reductase: Enhanced Radiation Response at Low-Dose Rates. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Baron ED, Malbasa CL, Santo-Domingo D, Fu P, Miller JD, Hanneman KK, Hsia AH, Oleinick NL, Colussi VC, Cooper KD. Silicon phthalocyanine (Pc 4) photodynamic therapy is a safe modality for cutaneous neoplasms: results of a phase 1 clinical trial. Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Dec;42(10):728-35.

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