Igor J. Barani, MD

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Igor J. Barani, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-8950
Box 0226, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0226

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Neurologic Oncology

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Education

1994-1998, College of Arts & Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, BS, Chemistry

2000-2001, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, Research Fellow Biophysics

1998-2003, College of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, MD, Medicine

2003-2004, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT, Intern, Internal Medicine

2004-2008, College of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Resident, Radiation Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 2008-Present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1995-1998
    Honors Program at Syracuse University
  • 1995
    L.T. Adolph Ornstein Scholar
  • 1996
    Chancellor’s Scholar
  • 1996
    Golden Key National Honor Society
  • 1996
    Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
  • 1996
    Willem Prins Award for Exceptional Performance in Physical Chemistry
  • 1997
    Merck Chemistry Award for Overall Academic Performance
  • 1997
    Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellow
  • 1997
    American Institute of Chemists Award
  • 1997
    Senator Goldwater National Scholar
  • 1998
    Syracuse University Scholar
  • 2000
    Letter of Commendation for Exceptional Performance in a Medicine Clerkship
  • 2000
    Research to Prevent Blindness Research Grant, Awardee
  • 2000
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research Scholar at the National Institutes of Health
  • 2001
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Continued Support for Completion of Medical Studies
  • 2004
    Intern-of-the-Year, Hospital of St. Raphael/Yale-New Haven Medical Center
  • 2005
    American Board of Radiology (ABR) Holman Research Pathway in Radiation Oncology
  • 2005
    American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Resident/Fellow Seed Grant
  • 2006-2007
    Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Röentgen Resident Research Award
  • 2009
    Lawrence Margolis, MD Lifetime Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology

Selected Publications

  1. McGuinness C, Barani I, Noble R, Ng J. TH-AB-304-09: A Patient-Specific Heterogeneous Radiobiological Model for Glioblastoma Multiforme. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3702.
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  2. Lin NU, Lee EQ, Aoyama H, Barani IJ, Barboriak DP, Baumert BG, Bendszus M, Brown PD, Camidge DR, Chang SM, Dancey J, de Vries EG, Gaspar LE, Harris GJ, Hodi FS, Kalkanis SN, Linskey ME, Macdonald DR, Margolin K, Mehta MP, Schiff D, Soffietti R, Suh JH, van den Bent MJ, Vogelbaum MA, Wen PY. Response assessment criteria for brain metastases: proposal from the RANO group. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Jun; 16(6):e270-8.
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  3. Seymour ZA, Fogh SE, Westcott SK, Braunstein S, Larson DA, Barani IJ, Nakamura J, Sneed PK. Interval From Imaging to Treatment Delivery in the Radiation Surgery Age: How Long Is Too Long? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Sep 1; 93(1):126-32.
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  4. Jahangiri A, Chin AT, Wagner JR, Kunwar S, Ames C, Chou D, Barani I, Parsa AT, McDermott MW, Benet A, El-Sayed IH, Aghi MK. Factors predicting recurrence after resection of clival chordoma using variable surgical approaches and radiation modalities. Neurosurgery. 2015 Feb; 76(2):179-86.
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  5. Barani IJ, Larson DA. Radiation therapy of glioblastoma. Cancer Treat Res. 2015; 163:49-73.
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  6. Rogers L, Barani I, Chamberlain M, Kaley TJ, McDermott M, Raizer J, Schiff D, Weber DC, Wen PY, Vogelbaum MA. Meningiomas: knowledge base, treatment outcomes, and uncertainties. A RANO review. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jan; 122(1):4-23.
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  7. Barani IJ, Raleigh DR, Larson D. The management of central neurocytoma: radiotherapy. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015 Jan; 26(1):45-56.
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  8. Abla AA, Rutledge WC, Seymour ZA, Guo D, Kim H, Gupta N, Sneed PK, Barani IJ, Larson D, McDermott MW, Lawton MT. A treatment paradigm for high-grade brain arteriovenous malformations: volume-staged radiosurgical downgrading followed by microsurgical resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb; 122(2):419-32.
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  9. Zygourakis CC, Oh T, Sun MZ, Barani I, Kahn JG, Parsa AT. Surgery is cost-effective treatment for young patients with vestibular schwannomas: decision tree modeling of surgery, radiation, and observation. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Nov; 37(5):E8.
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  10. Garsa AA, Badiyan SN, DeWees T, Simpson JR, Huang J, Drzymala RE, Barani IJ, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Robinson CG. Predictors of individual tumor local control after stereotactic radiosurgery for non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Oct 1; 90(2):407-13.
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  11. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA, Pinnaduwage D, Fogh S, Barani I, Nakamura J, McDermott M, Sneed P. Impact of millimeter-level margins on peripheral normal brain sparing for gamma knife radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 May 1; 89(1):206-13.
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  12. Kaur G, Sayegh ET, Larson A, Bloch O, Madden M, Sun MZ, Barani IJ, James CD, Parsa AT. Adjuvant radiotherapy for atypical and malignant meningiomas: a systematic review. Neuro Oncol. 2014 May; 16(5):628-36.
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  13. Kaley T, Barani I, Chamberlain M, McDermott M, Panageas K, Raizer J, Rogers L, Schiff D, Vogelbaum M, Weber D, Wen P. Historical benchmarks for medical therapy trials in surgery- and radiation-refractory meningioma: a RANO review. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jun; 16(6):829-40.
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  14. Jian BJ, Kaur G, Sayegh ET, Bloch O, Parsa AT, Barani IJ. Fractionated radiation therapy for vestibular schwannoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Jul; 21(7):1083-8.
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  15. Garcia RM, Ivan ME, Oh T, Barani I, Parsa AT. Intraventricular neurocytomas: a systematic review of stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated conventional radiotherapy for residual or recurrent tumors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Feb; 117:55-64.
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  16. Lin NU, Lee EQ, Aoyama H, Barani IJ, Baumert BG, Brown PD, Camidge DR, Chang SM, Dancey J, Gaspar LE, Harris GJ, Hodi FS, Kalkanis SN, Lamborn KR, Linskey ME, Macdonald DR, Margolin K, Mehta MP, Schiff D, Soffietti R, Suh JH, van den Bent MJ, Vogelbaum MA, Wefel JS, Wen PY. Challenges relating to solid tumour brain metastases in clinical trials, part 1: patient population, response, and progression. A report from the RANO group. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Sep; 14(10):e396-406.
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  17. Lin NU, Wefel JS, Lee EQ, Schiff D, van den Bent MJ, Soffietti R, Suh JH, Vogelbaum MA, Mehta MP, Dancey J, Linskey ME, Camidge DR, Aoyama H, Brown PD, Chang SM, Kalkanis SN, Barani IJ, Baumert BG, Gaspar LE, Hodi FS, Macdonald DR, Wen PY. Challenges relating to solid tumour brain metastases in clinical trials, part 2: neurocognitive, neurological, and quality-of-life outcomes. A report from the RANO group. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Sep; 14(10):e407-16.
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  18. Anwar M, Barani IJ. Role of stereotactic body radiotherapy in spinal metastasis and subsequent fracture risk: identifying and treating the at-risk patient. CNS Oncol. 2013 Sep; 2(5):437-45.
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  19. Barani IJ, Larson DA, Berger MS. Future directions in treatment of brain metastases. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4(Suppl 4):S220-30.
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  20. Wahl M, Hwang A, Nakamura J, Barani I, Fogh S, Sneed P, McDermott M, Sahgal A, Ma L. Individual beam sharpening improves composite dose fall-off near a target for non-isocentric cyberknife radiosurgery. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Aug; 12(4):341-8.
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