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Ralph Vatner, MD, PhD

Clinical Interest

Radiation Oncology

Specialties

Radiation Oncology

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor of Arts: Haverford College
  • Ph.D.: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Medical Degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Intern: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: New York University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Francis H. Burr Proton Center
Board Certifications & Licenses
    American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology) (Certification Date: 05/17/2016)
Contact Information
  • UC Health Barrett Cancer Center
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • 234 Goodman Street, ML 0757
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0757
  • Office 513-584-5327
  • Fax 513-584-4007
  • Email vatnerrh@ucmail.uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Eaton, Bree R; Schwarz, Rudolf; Vatner, Ralph; Yeh, Brian; Claude, Line; Indelicato, Daniel J; Laack, Nadia 2020. Osteosarcoma. Pediatric blood & cancer, , e28352

Lawell, Miranda P; Indelicato, Daniel J; Paulino, Arnold C; Hartsell, William; Laack, Nadia N; Ermoian, Ralph P; Perentesis, John P; Vatner, Ralph; Perkins, Stephanie; Mangona, Victor S; Hill-Kayser, Christine E; Wolden, Suzanne L; Kwok, Young; Chang, John Han-Chih; Wilkinson, J Ben; MacEwan, Iain; Chang, Andrew L; Eaton, Bree R; Ladra, Matthew M; Gallotto, Sara L; Weyman, Elizabeth A; Bajaj, Benjamin V M; Baliga, Sujith; Yeap, Beow Y; Berrington de Gonzalez, Amy; Yock, Torunn I 2020. An open invitation to join the Pediatric Proton/Photon Consortium Registry to standardize data collection in pediatric radiation oncology. The British journal of radiology, 93 1107, 20190673

Sabulski, Anthony; Bartlett, Allison L; Koch, Bernadette L; Vatner, Ralph; Mizukawa, Benjamin; Phillips, Christine L 2020. Hyperdiploid Precursor B-acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Presenting as a Cavernous Sinus Mass in a 4-Year-old Male. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, ,

Vatner, Ralph; James, Charles D; Sathiaseelan, Vythialingam; Bondra, Kathryn M; Kalapurakal, John A; Houghton, Peter J 2020. Radiation therapy and molecular-targeted agents in preclinical testing for immunotherapy, brain tumors, and sarcomas: Opportunities and challenges. Pediatric blood & cancer, , e28439

Medek, Sara; De, Brian; Pater, Luke; Breneman, John; Mahajan, Anita; Wolden, Suzanne; Vatner, Ralph E 2019. Practice patterns among radiation oncologists treating pediatric patients with proton craniospinal irradiation. Practical radiation oncology, ,

Turpin, Brian; Pressey, Joseph G; Nagarajan, Rajaram; Weiss, Brian D; Trout, Andrew T; Gelfand, Michael J; Pater, Luke; Vatner, Ralph E; Breneman, John C; Dasgupta, Roshni 2019. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in head and neck rhabdomyosarcoma. Pediatric blood & cancer, 66 3, e27532

Vatner, Ralph E; Janssen, Edith M 2019. STING, DCs and the link between innate and adaptive tumor immunity. Molecular immunology, 110 , 13-23

4. Sertorio M, Perentesis JP, Vatner RE, Mascia AE, Zheng Y, Wells SI. 2018. Cancer cell metabolism: implications for X-ray and particle radiation therapy. Cancer cell metabolism: implications for X-ray and particle radiation therapy. International Journal of Particle Therapy, 5 1,

Sertorio, Mathieu; Perentesis, John P; Vatner, Ralph E; Mascia, Anthony E; Zheng, Yi; Wells, Susanne I 2018. Cancer Cell Metabolism: Implications for X-ray and Particle Radiation Therapy. International journal of particle therapy, 5 1, 40-48

Vatner, Ralph E; Niemierko, Andrzej; Misra, Madhusmita; Weyman, Elizabeth A; Goebel, Claire P; Ebb, David H; Jones, Robin M; Huang, Mary S; Mahajan, Anita; Grosshans, David R; Paulino, Arnold C; Stanley, Takara; MacDonald, Shannon M; Tarbell, Nancy J; Yock, Torunn I 2018. Endocrine Deficiency As a Function of Radiation Dose to the Hypothalamus and Pituitary in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients With Brain Tumors. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 36 28, 2854-2862

Shin SM, Vatner RE, Tam M, Golfinos JG, Narayana A, Kondziolka D, Silverman JS 2015. Resection Followed by Involved-Field Fractionated Radiotherapy in the Management of Single Brain Metastasis. Front Oncol. , 5 206,

Vatner RE and Formenti SC 2015. Myeloid Derived Cells in Tumors: Effects of Radiation Semin Radiat Oncol, 25 1, 18

Vatner RE, Cooper BT, Vanpouille-Box C, Demaria S, Formenti SC. 2014. Combinations of Immunotherapy and Radiation in Cancer Therapy. Front Oncol. , 4 325,

Vatner RE, Srivastava PK 2010. The tailless complex polypeptide-1 ring complex of the heat shock protein 60 family facilitates cross-priming of CD8 responses specific for chaperoned peptides J Immunol, 185 11, 6765

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Department of Radiation Oncology

Barrett Cancer Center
234 Goodman Street, ML0757
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0757

Phone: 513-584-4775
Fax: 513-584-4007