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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
Senior Physicist, Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North
Fellow of Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine
Adjunct Professor,
Physics Department, Laurentian University



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


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


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


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


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


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


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 –

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.