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Dr. Tai Yeung

profile image placeholder, grey silhouette of a person Northeast Cancer Centre 
Health Sciences North | Horizon Santé-Nord
41 Ramsey Lake Rd.
Sudbury, P3E 5J1, CANADA
Email: tyeung@hsnsudbury.ca
Senior Physicist, Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North
Fellow of Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine
Adjunct Professor,
Physics Department, Laurentian University

Education/Training

 1998-2018

Senior Medical Physicist Department of Medical Physics,
Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario

 1991-1998

Medical Physicist, Department of Medical Physics, Regional Cancer Centre,
Sudbury Regional Hospital, Sudbury, Ontario

1981-1991

Research Scientist, Cancer Research Campaign Normal Tissue Radiobiology Research Institute
Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

1977-1981

Ph.D.; Department of Medical Biophysics
University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

1975-1977

M.Sc.; Department of Medical Biophysics
University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

1971-1974

B.Sc.; Major in Physic, minor in Mathematics
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Teaching

Current undergraduate teaching activities include:

  • PHYS 3507 (2012 – 2015) – The Physics of Radiation Therapy, Radiation Therapy, Laurentian University
  • PHYS 3306 (2013 – 2015) – Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, Radiation Therapy, Laurentian University

Selected Publications

Yeung, TK, Chakrabarti, K., Wilding, D. and Hopewell JW (2002), Modification of doxorubicin induced
Cardiotoxicity: manipulation of the dosage schedule, Human & Experimental Toxicity,
21, 607-614.

Cosby, S., T.K. Yeung & Schwendener, H. (2001). Technical Note: A Transparent Template System for
Positioning Independent Radiation-Therapy Shielding Blocks. Medical Dosimetry 26, 261-266

Chen, X., T.K. Yeung & Z. Wang (2000). Enhanced Drug Resistance in Cells Coexpressing ErbB2
with EGF Receptor or EfbB3. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications, 277, 757-763

Yeung, T.K., Germond, C., Chen, X & Wang, Z (1999). The Mode of Action of Taxol: Apotpsis at low
concentration and necrosis at high concentration. Biochemical & Biophysical Communications, 263, 398 –
404

Wang, Z., Zhang, L., Yeung, T.K., and Chen, X. (1999). Endocytosis Deficiency of Epidermal
Growth Factor (EGF) Receptor-ErbB2 Heterodimers in Response to EGF Stimulation.
Mol. Biol. Cell. 10, 1621 – 1636.