Kundan Thind

Medical Physicist, MCCPM

Division of Medical Physics

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Oncology

BEng (Electrical and Biomedical)

McMaster University, 2009

MSc (CAMPEP, Medical Biophysics)

University of Western Ontario, 2013

PhD (Medical Biophysics)

University of Western Ontario, 2013

Contact information


Research Interests and Teaching

Topics

MRI in Radiation Oncology

Automation in Radiation Oncology

Brachytherapy

Funding

Principal Investigator ($25,000): Oncology Research Office, University of Calgary (2019-2020), “Improving Radiotherapy treatment quality through automation”.

Co-investigator ($515,000): Alberta Cancer Foundation (2019-2022), “Innovation, knowledge generation and enhanced techniques: the next stage of brachytherapy practice in Calgary”.

Principal Investigator ($13,600): Varian Medical Systems, University of Calgary (2019-2020), “Novel IGRT guidance for SRS treatments”.

Current Students

Svetlana Kuznetsova (P.hD. candidate)

Thomas Mann (P.hD. student)

Pedro Martinez (M.Sc. student)


Publications

(2018-2019)

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Petra Grendarova, Soum Roy, Rishi Sinha, Kundan Thind, Nicolas Ploquin, “Structure Guided Deformable Image Registration for Planning CT and post Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Primovist® (Gd-EOB-DTPA) Enhanced MRI”, JACMP 2019.

Thomas Mann, Will Gill, Nicolas Ploquin, Kundan Thind, “Development and Clinical Implementation of Eclipse Scripting based Automated Patient-Specific Collision Avoidance Software”, JACMP 2019; 10.1002/acm2.12673

Jean Guy Belliveau, Kundan Thind, Robyn Banerjee, Sarah Quirk, Corrine Doll, Tien Phan, Tyler Meyer, Michael Roumeliotis, “The impact of inter-fraction changes for perineal template-based interstitial gynecologic brachytherapy implants”. J Contemp Brachytherapy 2019; 11, 2: 122–127

Soum Roy, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Kundan Thind, Petra Grendarova, Nicolas Ploquin, Rishi Sinha, “Dosimetric and radiobiological impact of abdominal compression on adjacent gastro-intestinal critical structures for patients treated with upper and mid-abdominal stereotactic body radiotherapy”, April 2019. JRSBRT.