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College of Arts and Sciences

Susan B. Klein

Susan B. Klein Consultant
Biophysics and Radiation Biology

B.S., Sonoma State University, Biophysics, 1980
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, Biophysics, 1986
Postdoctoral Positions:
University of Michigan, Biophysics Division
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Dermatology

Office: Swain West 331
Phone: (812)855-9687
Email: sbklein at

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Selected Publications

  • Klein, S.B.� SEM and x‑ray microanalysis of cellular differentiation in sea urchin embryos: a frozen hydrated study, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Publication, LBL‑21128 (1985).
  • Klein, S.B., Fisher, G.J., Jensen, T.C., Mendelsohn, J., Voorhees, J.J., Elder, J.T. Regulation of TGF‑a expression in human keratinocytes: PKC‑dependent and ‑independent pathways, J. Cell. Phys., 151:326‑336 (1992).
  • Klein, S.B., Yeivin, A., Becker, G., Taylor, M.W.� IDO mutants cross‑resistant to type I interferon retain p91‑dependent gene induction, J. Interferon Res., 14:333‑341 (1994).
  • Zhang, J‑F., Hu, C., Geng, Y., Selm, J., Klein, S.B., Orazi, A., Taylor, M.W.� Treatment of a human breast cancer xenograft with an adenovirus vector containing an interferon gene results in rapid regression due to viral oncolysis and gene therapy.� Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 93:4513‑4518 (1996).
  • Dunham, W.R., Sands, R.H., Klein, S.B., Duell, E.A., Rhodes, L.M., Marcelo, C.L.� EPR measurements showing that plasma membrane viscosity can vary from 30 to 100 cP in human epidermal cell strains. Spectrochimica Acta, Part A, 52:1357‑1368 (1996).
  • Jones, A.Z., Bloch, C.D., Hall, E.R., Hashemian, R., Klein, S.B., Murray, K.M. Foster, C.C.� Comparison of Indiana University Cyclotron Facility Faraday cup proton dosimetry with radiochromic films, a calorimeter, and a calibrated ion chamber. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 46:6, 1762-1765 (1999).
  • M. A. Miller, S. B. Klein, K. A. Slack, P. I. Rogers, J. L. Solomon, A. P. Mendel, D. Hou, S. C. A. M. Bekkers and K. L. March.� Fast Organ-Motion Gated Dose Delivery to the Myocardium, Particles, 28:3-4 (2001).
  • Ciulla T. A., Danis R. P., Klein S. B., Malinovsky V. E., Soni P. S., Pratt L. M., Pugh N. O., Morphis J. G., Bloch C., Cameron J.� Proton therapy for exudative age-related macular degeneration: a randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 134:905-6 (2002)
  • Klein, S. B. Status of the Proton Therapy Project at IUCF and the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute. Cyclotrons and Their Applications, 680:1081 (2003).
  • Britten, R.A., Nazaryan, V., Davis, L.K., Klein, S.B., Nichiporov, D., Mendonca, M.S., Wolanski, M., Nie, X., George, J, Keppel, C. Variations in the RBE for cell killing along the depth dose profile of a modulated proton therapy beam. Radiat Res. 179:21-8 (2013).