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Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-6538 | Department: 336-713-6538

Email: mmunley@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.S.E., Duke University, 1988
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1993

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Physicists In Med
  • Am Board Of Radiology
  • Am Coll Of Medical Physics
  • Am Soc Of Ther Rad & Oncology
  • N Am Hyperthermia Group
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Sigma Xi - Research Society
Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.

Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-6538 | Department: 336-713-6538

Email: mmunley@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

McTyre E, Helis CA, Farris M, Wilkins L, Sloan D, Hinson WH, Bourland JD, Dezarn WA, Munley MT, Watabe K, Xing F, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Emerging indications for fractionated gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2016;():.

Able CM, Baydush AH, Nguyen C, Gersh J, Ndlovu A, Rebo I, Booth J, Perez M, Sintay B, Munley MT. A model for preemptive maintenance of medical linear accelerators-predictive maintenance. Radiat Oncol. 2016;11(1):36.

Kilburn JM, Lucas JT, Soike MH, Ayala-Peacock DN, Blackstock AW, Hinson WH, Munley MT, Petty WJ, Urbanic JJ. Is a clinical target volume (CTV) necessary in the treatment of lung cancer in the modern era combining 4-D imaging and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)?. Cureus. 2016;8(1):e466.

Walb MC, Black PJ, Payne VS, Munley MT, Willey JS. A reproducible radiation delivery method for unanesthetized rodents during periods of hind limb unloading. Life Sci Space Res (Amst). 2015;6():10-14.

Black PJ, Page BR, Lucas JT Jr, Hughes RT, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Munley MT, Chan MD. Factors that determine local control with gamma knife radiosurgery: the role of primary histology. J Radiosurg SBRT. 2015;3(4):281-286.

Kilburn JM, Soike MH, Lucas JT, Ayala-Peacock D, Blackstock W, Isom S, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Munley MT, Urbanic JJ. Image guided radiation therapy may result in improved local control in locally advanced lung cancer patients. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015;():.

Kilburn JM, Ellis TL [deceased], Lovato JF, Urbanic JJ, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Deguzman AF, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Local control and toxicity outcomes in brainstem metastases treated with single fraction radiosurgery: is there a volume threshold for toxicity?. J Neurooncol. 2014;117(1):167-174.

Weller M, Marshall K, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Single-institution retrospective series of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of multiple sclerosis-related trigeminal neuralgia: factors that predict efficacy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92(1):53-58.

Kilburn JM, Lester SC, Lucas JT Jr, Soike MH, Blackstock AW, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Munley MT, Urbanic JJ. Management of mediastinal relapse after treatment with stereotactic body radiotherapy or accelerated hypofractionated radiotherapy for stage I/II non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2014;9(4):572-576.

Kilburn JM, Kuremsky JG, Blackstock AW, Munley MT, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Lovato JF, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Urbanic JJ. Thoracic re-irradiation using stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) techniques as first or second course of treatment. Radiother Oncol. 2014;110(3):505-510.

Able CM, Baydush AH, Nguyen C, Gersh J, Ndlovu A, Booth J, Perez M, Sintay BJ, Munley MT. A model for pre-emptive maintenance of medical linear accelerators: predictive maintenance [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S738.

Kilburn JM, Lucas JT, Soike MH, Ayala-Peacock D, Kuremsy JG, Blackstock A, Hinson WH, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Munley MT, Urbanic JJ. Which lung tumors shrink during fractionated radiation and how does this influence outcome?: Appropriately selecting tumor and treatment characteristics for adaptive radiation therapy protocols [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S641-S642.

Lester SC, Kilburn JM, Lucas JT, Soike MH, Blackstock AW, Hinson WH, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Munley MT, Urbanic JJ. An evaluation of toxicity using accumulated total dose based on EQD2 for thoracic reirradiation incorporating at least 1 course of SBRT [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S640-S641.

Wheeler KT, Payne V, D'Agostino RB Jr, Walb MC, Munley MT, Metheny-Barlow LJ, Robbins ME [deceased]. Impact of breathing 100% oxygen on radiation-induced cognitive impairment. Radiat Res. 2014;182(5):580-585.

Hutchinson ID, Olson J, Lindburg CA, Payne V, Collins B, Smith TL, Munley MT, Wheeler KT, Willey JS. Total-body irradiation produces late degenerative joint damage in rats. Int J Radiat Biol. 2014;90(9):821-830.

Almeida C, Nagarajan D, Tian J, Leal SW, Wheeler K, Munley M, Blackstock W, Zhao W. The role of alveolar epithelium in radiation-induced lung injury. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53628.

Miller MS, Moore JE, Walb MC, Kock ND, Attia A, Isom S, McBride JE, Munley MT. Chemoprevention by N-acetylcysteine of low-dose CT-induced murine lung tumorigenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2013;34(2):319-324.

Munley MT, Kagadis GC, McGee KP, Kirov AS, Jang S, Mutic S, Jeraj R, Xing L, Bourland JD. An introduction to molecular imaging in radiation oncology:aA report by the AAPM Working Group on Molecular Imaging in Radiation Oncology (WGMIR). Med Phys. 2013;40(10):101501.

Ayala-Peacock DN, Blackstock AW, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Munley MT, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Urbanic JJ. Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and image guided accelerated hypofractionated radiation therapy (IGAHRT) for the treatment of oligometastatic cancers [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S567-S568.

Kilburn JM, Lester SC, Lucas JT, Blackstock AW, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Munley MT, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Urbanic JJ. Multiple courses of thoracic radiation therapy (XRT) using stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) as the first or second course of treatment for tumors outside the original high-dose region [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S36.

Lester SC, Kilburn JM, Lucas JT, Munley MT, Blackstock AW, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Miller AA, Petty WJ, Urbanic JJ. Salvage radiation for mediastinal relapse after treatment with accelerated hypofractionated radiation therapy (AHRT) or stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for stage I/II NSCLC [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S543-S544.

Marshall K, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Aubuchon AC, Bourland JD, McMullen KP, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Predictive variables for the successful treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2012;70(3):566-573.

Harris S, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, Munley MT, deGuzman AF, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, McMullen KP. Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery as salvage therapy after failure of whole-brain radiotherapy in patients with small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;83(1):e53-e59.

Attia A, Chan MD, Mott RT, Russell GB, Seif D, Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. Patterns of failure after treatment of atypical meningioma with gamma knife radiosurgery. J Neurooncol. 2012;108(1):179-185.

Walb MC, Moore JE, Attia A, Wheeler KT, Miller MS, Munley MT. A technique for murine irradiation in a controlled gas environment. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():470-477.

Olson JD, Walb MC, Moore JE, Attia A, Sawyer HL, McBride JE, Wheeler KT, Miller MS, Munley MT. A gated-7T MRI technique for tracking lung tumor development and progression in mice after exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation. Radiat Res. 2012;178(4):321-327.

Amponsah K, Ellis TL [deceased], Chan MD, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Munley MT, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Retrospective analysis of imaging techniques for treatment planning and monitoring of obliteration for gamma knife treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformation. Neurosurgery. 2012;71(4):893-900.

Squire SE, Chan MD, Furr RM, Lowell DA, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased], Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Munley MT, Ekstrand KE, Shaw EG, McMullen KP. Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of tumor-related facial pain. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(3):145-150.

Loganathan AG, Chan MD, Alphonse N, Peiffer AM, Johnson AJ, McMullen KP, Urbanic JJ, Saconn PA, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased]. Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery with 3.0T versus 1.5T MRI-based treatment planning: have we finally optimised detection of occult brain metastases?. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(5):554-560.

Jensen CA, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ellis TL, Ekstrand KE, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Tatter SB. Cavity-directed radiosurgery as adjuvant therapy after resection of a brain metastasis. J Neurosurg. 2011;114(6):1585-1591.

Aubuchon AC, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Balamucki CJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Deguzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Bourland JD, Shaw EG. Repeat gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(4):1059-1065.

Lowell D, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, DeGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, Lovato JF, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. Toxicity of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of intracranial tumors in patients with collagen vascular diseases or multiple sclerosis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(4):e519-e524.

Kilburn JM, Ellis TL, Urbanic JJ, Bourland JD, Munley MT, deGuzman AF, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Outcomes for gamma knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S302.

Loganathan AG, Chan MD, Alphonse N, Peiffer AM, Johnson A, McMullen KP, Urbanic JJ, Saconn PA, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with gamma knife radiosurgery with 3.0 T vs. 1.5 T MRI-based treatment planning [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2011;13(Suppl 3):129.

Munley MT, Moore JE, Walb MC, Isom SP, Olson JD, Zora JG, Kock ND, Wheeler KT, Miller MS. Cancer-prone mice expressing the Ki-rasG12C gene show increased lung carcinogenesis after CT screening exposures. Radiat Res. 2011;176(6):842-848.

Able CM, Hampton CJ, Baydush AH, Munley MT. Initial investigation using statistical process control for quality control of accelerator beam steering. Radiat Oncol. 2011;6():180.

Miller MS, Moore JE, Olson J, Kock ND, Zora JG, Wheeler K, Munley MT. Low-dose CT irradiation increases lung tumorigenesis in a Ki-ras driven mouse model: results from a pilot study [abstract]. J Thorac Oncol. 2010;5(6 Suppl 3):S230.

Saconn PA, Shaw EG, Chan MD, Squire SE, Johnson AJ, McMullen KP, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, Lovato J, Bourland JD, Ekstrand KE, DeGuzman AF, Munley MT. Use of 3.0-T MRI for stereotactic radiosurgery planning for treatment of brain metastases: a single-institution retrospective review. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(4):1142-1146.

Lowell DA, Shaw EG, Bourland JD, de Guzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Analysis of toxicity in patients with collagen vascular diseases or multiple sclerosis treated with gamma knife radiosurgery for intracranial tumors [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3 Suppl):S269-S270.

Gersh JA, Wiant DB, Best RC, Bennett MC, Munley MT, King JD, McKee MM, Baydush AH. Improved volumetric imaging in tomosynthesis using combined multiaxial sweeps. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2010;11(4):181-195.

Munley M, Moore J, Olson J, Isom S, Walb M, Zora JG, Kock N, Wheeler K, Miller M. Increased lung tumorigenesis following low dose CT radiation [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society; 2010 Sept 25-29; Maui (HI). 2010;():137.

Lawrence MV, Rossi P, Powell D, Ekstrand KE, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Stieber VW, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Bourland JD. Relationship between radiosurgery conformity indices and acoustic neuroma tumor volume In: McDermott MW, ed. Radiosurgery. New York: Karger;2010: 95-99.

Wentworth S, Pinn M, Bourland JD, DeGuzman AF, Ekstrand K, Ellis TL, Glazier SS, McMullen KP, Munley M, Stieber VW, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. Clinical experience with radiation therapy in the management of neurofibromatosis-associated central nervous system tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;73(1):208-213.

Aubuchon AC, Chan M, Lovano J, McMullen K, Ellis T, Tatter S, Bourland J, Deguzman A, Munley M, Shaw E. Dorsal root entry zone dose predicts efficacy and toxicity for patients receiving a second radiosurgical treatment for recurrent trigeminal neuralgia [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;75(3 Suppl 1):S240.

Jensen CA, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Shaw EG, McMullen KP, Ellis TL, Munley MT, Bourland JD, De Guzman AF, Tatter SB. Adjuvant radiosurgery after resection of a brain metastasis allows for the delay or elimination of whole brain radiotherapy [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;75(3 Suppl 1):S226.

Socinski MA, Blackstock AW, Bogart JA, Wang X, Munley M, Rosenman J, Gu L, Masters GA, Sleeper A, Miller AA, et al. Randomized phase II trial of induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemotherapy and dose-escalated thoracic conformal radiotherapy (74 Gy) in stage III non-small-cell lung cancer: CALGB 30105. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26(15):2457-2463.

Monjazeb AM, Bourland JD, Case LD, Ellis TL, Lesser GJ, McMullen KP, Munley M, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. A phase I dose escalation study of IMRT field-in-field boost for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;72(1 Suppl 1):S227.

Ekstrand K, Munley M, Kearns W, Hinson W, deGuzman A. Light-radiation field coincidence for small stereotactic fields [abstract]. Med Phys. 2007;34(6):2466.

Havnen A, Munley M, Bourland J. A model to evaluate the spatial and dosimetric resolutions of IMRT for desired high-gradient dose distributions [abstract]. Med Phys. 2007;34(6):2405.

Kearns WT, Bourland JD, Hinson WH, Hampton CJ, Munley MT. Implementation and special considerations for dedicated PET/CT simulation in radiation oncology [abstract]. Med Phys. 2007;34(6):2398.

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Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.

Michael Thomas Munley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Comprehensive Cancer Center

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