Dr. Mark Foley B,Sc, Hons.
Research interests include medical imaging and radiation physics. Current research includes a project which aims to improve radiotherapy treatment using Monte Carlo (MC) simulations and a project which involves the development of novel medical imaging systems.
Interested in and advise on ionizing radiation safety.
Other InterestsUniversity Radiological Protection Officer.
Vice Dean for Strategy & Communications, College of Science (2008 - 2010)
Director of BSc in Physics with Medical Physics
Co-ordinator of MSc in Medical Physics.
Special interest in clinically related projects.
Academic member of the Programme Development Group responsible for the creation of an online B.Sc. in Science and Technology.
Peer Reviewed Journals
|O'Shea,T. P., Foley,M.J., Faddegon,B.A. (2011) 'Accounting for the fringe magnetic field from the bending magnet in a Monte Carlo accelerator treatment head simulation'. Medical Physics, . [Details]|
|Walker,C., Van der Putten,W. (2011) 'Patient dosimetry and a novel approach to establishing Diagnostic Reference Levels in dental radiology'. Physica Medica, . [Details]|
|Tuathan O'Shea, Yuanyuan Ge, Mark J Foley and Bruce A Faddegon (2011) 'Characterization of an extendable multi-leaf collimator for clinical electron beams'. Physics In Medicine And Biology, 56 . [Details]|
|Ryan J, Havelin RJ, Morris JC, Miller BW, Liu Z, Foley MJ, Barrett HH, Murphy M, Barry FP, O'Brien T and Kerin MJ (2011) 'Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) mediated delivery of the Sodium Iodide Symporter (NIS) supports radionuclide imaging and treatment of breast cancer'. Stem Cells, 29 (7):1149-1157. [DOI] [Details]|
|O'Shea, TP,Sawkey, DL,Foley, MJ,Faddegon, BA (2010) 'Monte Carlo commissioning of clinical electron beams using large field measurements'. Physics In Medicine And Biology, 55 :4083-4105. [DOI] [Details]|
|O'Shea., Tuathan,P., Sawkey,D.L., Foley,M.J., Faddegon,B.A. (2010) 'Accounting for the Effect of a Magnetic Field From the Bending Magnet in Monte Carlo Accelerator Treatment Head Simulation'. Medical Physics, 37 (6). [Details]|
|Foley, M., Downes, P., Shearer,A., Moore,M., Van der Putten,W. (2009) 'Monte Carlo modelling of the Siemens virtual wedge'. . [Details]|
|Conneely,E., Alexer,A., Seuntjens,J., Foley,M.J. (2009) 'McGill Monte Carlo Treatment Planning (MMCTP) Research Platform for Dose Comparison Studies'. . [Details]|
|Dwyer R et al. (2009) 'Sodium iodide symporter (NIS) mediated tracking of mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) migration to breast tumours in vivo'. Human Gene Therapy, 20 (11). [Details]|
|O'Shea,T. P., Sawkey,D.L., Foley,M.J., Faddegon,B.A. (2009) 'Improved simulation of small electron fields for external beam radiation therapy'. 25 (1). [Details]|
|O'Shea,T., Faddegon,B., Sawkey,D., Foley,M. (2009) 'Improved Monte Carlo simulation of small electron fields'. Medical Physics, 36 (6). [Details]|
|O'Shea, T., Foley,M.J., Rajasekar,D., Downes,P.A.,Van der Putten,W., Moore,M., Shearer,A. (2008) 'Electron beam therapy at extended SSD: a Monte Carlo investigation of output fom a Siemens Oncor linear accelerator'. Journal Of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 9 (4). [Details]|
|Foley, M. J.,Walton,P.W.,Van der Putten,W..,Workman,A. (2004) 'Small Area CCD Based Imaging System for use in Digital Mammography'. . [Details]|
|Foley, M. J., Walton,P.W., Van der Putten,W. (2003) 'Development of an image receptor for use in digital mammography'. 4876 . [Details]|
|M J Foley, R Havelin, Brian W. Miller, H. H. Barrett (2011) Development of a novel synthetic collimator small animal SPECT imaging system European Medical Physics & Engineering Conference [Details]|
|Conneely, E, Alexander, A, Ruo, R, Seuntjens, J, Foley, M (2010) Monte Carlo Investigation of Collapsed versus Rotated IMRT plan verification European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) [Details]|
|Foley M, P Downes, A Shearer, M Moore and W van der Putten (2009) Monte Carlo modelling of the Siemens virtual wedge European Workshop on Monte Carlo Treatment Planning [Details]|
|O'Shea T. P., D. L. Sawkey, M. J. Foley, B. A. Faddegon, (2009) Improved simulation of small electron fields for external beam radiation therapy World congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering [Details]|
|Foley M. J., P A Downes, A Shearer, W van der Putten, M Moore (2005) WebCom-G: Stress Testing a Grid Infrastructure using Monte Carlo Simulations MCNP and EGS4 User Group meeting, 11th MCNEG, Birmingham, U.K [Details]|
|Foley, M. J., P. W. Walton, W. van der Putten, A. Workman (2004) Small Area CCD Based Imaging System for use in Digital Mammography 7th International Workshop on Digital Mammography, Durham, NC, USA [Details]|
|FOLEY, MJ et al. (2003) Development of an image receptor for use in digital mammography OPTO-IRELAND 2002: OPTICS AND PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES AND APP , pp.54-61 [Details]|
|Foley, M. J., Walton,P.W., (2001) Selenium/Liquid Crystal Image Receptor for use in Digital Mammography Physica Medica; European Journal of Medical Physics [Details]|