Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D.

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Mathematical oncology
  • Mathematical medicine
  • Clinical imaging and analysis
  • Glioma
  • Brain tumor
  • Cancer biology
  • Clinical translational research
  • Precision medicine
  • Personalized medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational methods
  1. 2000
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Mathematical and Computational MedicineUniversity of California, San Francisco
  2. 1999
    Ph.D. - NSF Mathematical Biology Graduate Research Fellow/Boeing Research Fellow/Graduate Research Associate/Teaching AssistantUniversity of Washington
  3. 1998
    MS - Mathematical BiologyUniversity of Washington
  4. 1996
    BS - Mathematics (Minor: Physics)Tulane University

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Named Unicorn Doc (Phoenix Magazine "Top Docs" Issue)Phoenix Magazine
  2. 2019
    Nominated for Distinguished Investigator AwardMayo Clinic
  3. 2019
    Nominated for Team Science AwardMayo Clinic
  4. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Service Award for Diversity & InclusionMayo Clinic
  5. 2017
    Service Award for Diversity & InclusionMayo Clinic
  6. 2014
    Most Accessed Paper of all time "Modeling Tumor-associated Edema in Gliomas During Anti-angiogenic Therapy and its Impact on Imageable Tumor"Frontiers in Molecular and Cellular Oncology
  7. 2013
    No. 3 Ranked Paper in Journal "From Patient-specific Mathematical Neuro-Oncology Towards Precision Medicine"Frontiers in Molecular and Cellular Oncology
  8. 2013
    Ranked as #1 Pater in this Journal "Modeling Tumor-associated Edema in Gliomas During Anti-angiogenic Therapy and its Impact on Imageable Tumor"Frontiers in Molecular and Cellular Oncology
  9. 2012
    Awarded Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award for "A novel patient-specific model of glioma growth kinetics elucidates underlying biology as measured by gene expression microarray"American Society of Clinical Oncology
  10. 2011
    James D. Murray Endowed Chair of Applied Mathematics in NeuropathologyUniversity of Washington School of Medicine
  11. 2011
    Best Abstract at Annual MeetingWestern Regional Society for Nuclear Medicine
  12. 2011
    Top 3% of downloaded articles for "The role of IDH1 mutated tumour cells in secondary glioblastomas: an evolutionary game theoretical view"Institute of Physics Journals
  13. 2011
    Awarded Best Abstract "Patient-specific simulations allow prediction of hypoxia and [18F]FMISO-PET in human glioblastoma"Western Regional Society for Nuclear Medicine
  14. 2010
    Awarded Top 10 Best Publication for "Predicting Efficacy of Radiotherapy in Individual Patients with Gliomas"Physics in Medicine and Biology Journal
  15. 2010
    Finalist for Roberts' Prize for article "Predicting Efficacy of Radiotherapy in Individual Patients with Gliomas"Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  16. 2009
    Awarded Best Clinical InvestigationJournal of Nuclear Medicine
  17. 2009
    William E. Schlesser Endowed LectureLehigh University
  18. 2009
    Finalist - Hoshino AwardWorld Federation of Neuro-Oncology
  19. 2008
    Undergraduate Research Mentor of the YearUniversity of Washington
  20. 2007
    Nominated for Paul Marks Prize in Cancer ResearchMemorial Sloan Kettering
  21. 2005
    21st Century Research AwardJames F. McDonnell Foundation
  22. 2004
    Shaw Professorship in Investigative NeuropathologyUniversity of Washington School of Medicine
  23. 2001
    Career Awards at the Scientific Interface FinalistBurroughs Wellcome Fund
  24. 1999
    Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research FellowshipNational Science Foundation
  25. 1999
    Landahl-Busenberg Travel GrantSociety for Mathematical Biology
  26. 1998
    Mathematical Biology Training GrantNational Science Foundation
  27. 1998
    Fellowship AlternateProgram in Mathematics and Molecular Biology
  28. 1997
    Research FellowshipThe Boeing Company
  29. 1996
    Magna Cum Laude with University and Departmental HonorsTulane University
  30. 1996
    Kappa Kappa Gamma Prize in MathematicsTulane University
  31. 1996
    Elsie Field Dupre Memorial Prize in PhysicsTulane University
  32. 1996
    Senior Scholar in MathematicsTulane University
  33. 1996
    Outstanding Senior Mathematics MajorTulane University
  34. 1996
    Fellowship AlternateNational Physical Science Consortium
  35. 1995
    MemberMortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
  36. 1995
    Daisy Chain Commencement HonorNewcomb College
  37. 1995
    Martha Gilmore Robinson Honorary ScholarshipTulane University
  38. 1994
    Viola V. Knapp Honorary ScholarshipTulane University
  39. 1993
    Florence Kerwin Honorary ScholarshipTulane University
  40. 1993
    Student Initiated Newcomb Fellows Research GrantTulane University
  41. 1992
    Dean's List/Honors ProgramTulane University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021
    MemberAdvisory Committee, AI in Cancer Research and Clinical Care: Turning Promise into Reality, National Cancer Institute
  2. 2020
    MemberExpert Evaluation Committee, Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) Program, National Cancer Institute
  3. 2019
    Invited MemberPlanning Committee, CSBC Annual Meeting 2019, Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC)
  4. 2017
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  5. 2017
    MemberWomen in Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  6. 2017
    MemberProgram in Neuro-Oncology, Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium
  7. 2017
    MemberProgram in Imaging, Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium
  8. 2017
    MemberCentre for Mathematical Medicine, Fields Institute
  9. 2017
    MemberCenter for the Development of a Virtual Tumor, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
  10. 2017
    MemberSociety for Nuclear Medicine
  11. 2017
    MemberSociety for Neuro-Oncology
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic-ASU Medical School Education Program
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Executive Operations Team, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 2017 - present
    MemberTranslational Neuro-Oncology Review Team
  15. 2016 - 2019
    Advisory Board MemberAssociation for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  16. 2016 - 2017
    MemberEnterprise Recruitment Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Operations Management Team, Executive Operations Team, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 2016 - present
    Advisory Board MemberMayo Clinic Center for Science of Health Care Delivery
  19. 2016 - present
    MemberGBM Agile Consortium Biomarkers Subcommittee
  20. 2015 - 2016
    MemberSpine Search Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  21. 2015
    OrganizerMICCAI Challenge for Brain Metastases - Munich Germany
  22. 2015
    Workshop OrganizerTreatment, Clinical Trials and Resistance, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
  23. 2015 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  24. 2015 - present
    MemberNeurosurgery Enterprise Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberAssociation for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  26. 2014 - 2015
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Medical Scientist Training Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  27. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerResearch Day, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  28. 2014
    MemberSearch Committee, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University
  29. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerScience Council Annual Meeting, American Association of Physics in Medicine
  30. 2014
    OrganizerIntegrating Modalities and Scales in Life Science Imaging Workshop, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
  31. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting, Society for Neuro-Oncology
  32. 2014 - present
    MemberChemistry of Life Processes Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  33. 2013
    MemberInvestigator Award Retention and Promotion Committee, Ontario Cancer Institute
  34. 2012
    MemberScientific Advisory Committee, Annual Meeting, Society for Mathematical Biology
  35. 2012 - present
    MemberRobert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University
  36. 2012 - present
    MemberBrain Tumor Institute, Northwestern University
  37. 2012 - present
    Advisory Board MemberMathematical and Complex Systems Approaches to Brain Cancer Program, James S. McDowell Foundation
  38. 2012 - present
    Memberpre-SPORE External Scientific Advisory Board, Moffitt Cancer Center
  39. 2011 - present
    MemberBankhead-Coley Team Science Award External Scientific Advisory Board, Moffitt Cancer Center
  40. 2009
    MemberScientific Committee, Mathematics and Medicine Workshop, CIRM
  41. 2008 - 2009
    ChairModeling Cancer and Angiogenesis Workshop, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
  42. 2008
    MemberScientific Advisory Committee, Annual Meeting, Society for Mathematical Biology
  43. 2007 - 2011
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, NCI Tumor Microenvironment Network, Vanderbilt University
  44. 2007 - 2010
    Elected MemberCouncil on Research and Graduate Education, University of Washington School of Medicine
  45. 2007 - 2010
    Board of DirectorsSociety for Mathematical Biology
  46. 2007 - 2010
    Board of DirectorsSociety for Mathematical Biology
  47. 2006 - present
    MemberCOSINE Society for Computational Surgery
  48. 2005
    MemberOrganizing Committee, Workshop on Growth and Control of Tumors: Current Problems and Future Challenges, Cancer Modeling Workshop
  49. 2005
    ChairMathematical Oncology Symposium, Annual Meeting, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  50. 2002 - present
    MemberEuropean Society for Theoretical and Mathematical Biology
  51. 1998 - 1999
    Student AmbassadorGraduate and Professional, University of Washington
  52. 1995 - 1996
    TreasurerMortar Board Senior Honor Society, Tulane University

Publications

Research activities

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