Department of Radiation Oncology


Residency Training Program

David P. Horowitz


Theodore “Ted” K. Yanagihara, M.D./Ph.D

Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine, B.S. Neurobiology and Behavior
Graduate: Columbia University College of P&S, Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Medical School: Columbia University College of P&S
Internship: Harvard Medical School, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Residency: Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY


Yanagihara TK, Saadatmand HJ, Wang TJC. Reevaluating Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Glioblastoma: New Potential for Targeted Dose-escalation. Journal of Neuro-oncology. In Press (2016)

Yanagihara TK, Grinband J, Rowley J, Cauley KA, Lee A, Chu A, Garrett MD, Afghan MKN, Wang TJC. A Simple Automated Method for Detecting Recurrence in High-Grade Glioma. American Journal of Neuroradiology, In Press (2016)

Garrett MD, Wu CC, Yanagihara TK, Jani A, Wang TJC. Radiation Therapy for the Management of Brain Metastases. American Journal of Clinical Oncology, In Press (2016)

Yanagihara TK, Grinband J, Lee A, Cauley KA, Rowley J, Wang TJC. Metastatic brain “prelesions” and their implications for stereotactic radiosurgery. In Review (2016)

Yanagihara TK, Lee A, Wang T. Quantitative analysis of spatial frequency of metastatic brain lesions. In Preparation (2016)

Yanagihara TK, Jani A, Cauley KA, Lee A, Wu CC, Lesser J, Sheth SA, Sisti MB, Bruce JN, McKhann GM, Iwamaoto FM, Lassman AB, Isaacson SR, Cheng SK, Wang TJC. Combined Immune Checkpoint Inhibition and Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Single Institution Experience. In Preparation (2016)

Surapaneni K, Kennedy B, Yanagihara TK, DeLaPaz R, Bruce, JN. Early Cerebral Blood Volume Changes Predict Progression after Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Topotecan for Recurrent Malignant Glioma. World Neurosurgery Jul;84(1):163-72 (2015)

Yanagihara TK, Wang T. Diffusion-Weighted Imaging of the Brain for Glioblastoma: Implications for Radiation Oncology. Applied Radiation Oncology Dec;3(4):5-13 and Front Cover (2014)

Smith EE, Myers N, Sethi U, Pantazatos S, Yanagihara TK, Hirsch J. Conceptual representations of perceptual knowledge. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry; 29(3):237-48 (2012)

Pantazatos SP, Yanagihara TK, Zhang X, Meitzler T, Hirsch J. Frontal-occipital connectivity during visual search. Brain Connectivity; 2 (3):164-75 (2012)

Yanagihara TK, Kennedy B, Surapaneni K, Bruce JN. Statistical Power in Quantitative Diffusion MRI of Tumor Response: Strategies for Future Studies. Academic Radiology; 19(3): 326-30 (2011)

Sonabend AM, Yun J, Stuart M, Yanagihara TK, Dashnaw S, Brown T, McCormick Jr. P, Romanov A, Sebastian M, Canoll P, Bruce JN. Prolonged intracerebral convection enhanced delivery of topotecan with a subcutaneously implantable infusion pump. Neuro-oncology ; 13(8):886-93 (2011)

Yanagihara TK, Ibrahimiye Ali, Harris C., Hirsch J., Gorenstein LA. Analysis of clamping versus cutting of T3 sympathetic nerve for severe palmar hyperhidrosis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; 140:984-9 (2010)

Pollak DD, Rogan MT, Egner T, Perez DL, Yanagihara TK, Hirsch J. A translational bridge between mouse and human models of learned safety. Annals of Medicine; 42(2):115-22 (2010)

Rex CS, Colgin LL, Jia Y, Casale M, Yanagihara TK, Debenedetti M, Gall CM, Kramar EA, Lynch G. Origins of an intrinsic Hippocampal EEG Pattern. PLoS ONE; 4(11):e7761 (2009)

Freed PJ, Yanagihara TK, Hirsch J., Mann, J. Neural mechanisms of grief regulation. Biological Psychiatry; 66:33-40 (2009)

Brunson KL, Kramar E, Lin B, Chen Y, Colgin LL, Yanagihara TK, Lynch G, Baram TZ. Mechanisms of late-onset cognitive decline after early-life stress. Journal of Neuroscience; 12;25(41):9328-38 (2005)

Jourdi H, Lu X, Yanagihara TK, Lauterborn JC, Bi X, Gall CM, Baudry M. Prolonged positive modulation of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4- isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptors induces calpain-mediated PSD-95/Dlg/ZO-1 protein degradation and AMPA receptor downregulation in cultured hippocampal slices. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; 314(1):16-26 (2005)

Jourdi H, Yanagihara TK, Martinez U, Bi X, Lynch G, Baudry M. Effects of positive AMPA receptor modulators on calpain-mediated spectrin degradation in cultured hippocampal slices. Neurochemistry International ; 46(1):31-40 (2005)

Selected Recent Abstracts:

Yanagihara T, Grinband J, Rowley J, Lee A, Cauley KA, Chu A, Garrett MD, Sheth SA, Sisti MB, Bruce JN, McKhann GM, Iwamaoto FM, Lassman AB, Cheng SK, Wang TJC. Multiparametric Subtraction Maps Guide Treatment Decisions in Focally Recurrent High-grade Glioma. ASTRO 2016, Poster

Lee A, Yanagihara T, Cauley KA, Wang TJC. Frequency and magnetic resonance imaging patterns of equivocal brain metastases. ASTRO 2016, Poster

Garrett MD, Yanagihara T, Jani A, Cauley KA, Wang TJC. A reassessment of fluid attenuated inversion recovery signal in glioblastoma. ASTRO 2016, Poster

Chu A, Yanagihara T, Cauley KA, Wang TJC. Regression tree classification of apparent diffusion coefficient maps is prognostic of overall survival in patients with glioblastoma. ASTRO 2016, Oral Presentation

Yanagihara T.K., Chu, A., Garrett, M., Salah, K., Grinband, J., Jani, A., Isaacson, S., Sisti, M., Bruce, J., McKhann, G., Iwamoto, F., Lassman, A., Wang, T. Changes in Diffusion- Weighted Imaging Pre- and Post-Chemoradiation Therapy With Standard and Hypofractionation for Glioblastoma. ASTRO 2015 Poster

Yanagihara T.K., Jani, A., Oberstein, P., Chabot, J., Sherman, W., Schrope, B., Woo, Y., Hecht, E., RoyChoudhury, A., Chu, A., Salah, K., Addeo, D., Horowitz, D. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. ASTRO 2015 Poster

Chu, A., Yanagihara T.K., Cauley, K., Wang, T. Mean-clustered ADC metrics for assessing treatment response in glioblastoma. ASTRO 2015 ePoster

Xanthopoulos, E., Bansil, H., Zhang, C., Jani, A., Yanagihara T.K., Wu, C., Feldman, S., Connolly, E. Postoperative Complications Following Intraoperative Breast Radiation Therapy (IORT). ASTRO 2015 Poster


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