In Novermber (2016), Dr. Bryan Traughber won a Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. Nominated by Dr. Mitchell Machtay, Chair and Program Director of University Hospitals Radiation Oncology, this award recognizes Bryan's scientific accomplishment through presentations of scientific papers at national meetings, publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as grant funding tallying over $10 million from private and public sources for clinical translation and technology commercialization. Dr. Traughber is co-investigator on an active NIH R01 grant for accurate MR based PET attenuation correction for quantitative clinical trials, on an privately-funded project on the use of focal sterotactic body irradiation in the treatment of low and intermediate risk for adenocarcinoma of the prostate, and on an NIH Phase II STTR on improving outcomes for mechanically ventilated patients using digital EZ board. As a researcher and entrepreneur, Dr. Traughber has multiple issued and pending patents.
Having also won the award in 2013, Dr. Traughber is the only two-time recipient from University Hospitals Radiation Oncology. The department is excited that as of August, Dr. Traughber joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor at Seidman Cancer Center and the CWRU School of Medicine. He is the Director of Gynecologic Radiation Oncology and MR-guided Radiotherapy. He also serves as the Medical Director of the QIL.