Mekhail Anwar MD PhD (Holman Pathway Fellow)

Graduated in 2014

Mekhail Anwar MD PhD










Educational Background 

Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2010-2014)  

Internship, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA (2012)      

M.D., University of California, San Francisco (1998-2009)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley (2001-2007)    

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley (2000-2001)  

B.Sc., Physics (with Highest Honors), University of California, Berkeley(1994-1998)  

Awards & Honors

Roentgen Resident Research Award (2013)

ASTRO Basic Science Abstract Award (2013)

UCSF Co-PI UCSF T1 Catalyst Grant (2013)

UCSF Resident Research Travel Grant (2012)

ASTRO Advocacy Day Resident Travel Grant (2011, 2013)

Holman Pathway for Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology. Awarded to Radiation Oncology and Radiology Residents to pursue a dedicated research project to form the foundation for their academic career (2010-2014)

Whitaker Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering (2004-2006) (2000-2001)

National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship (2001-2004)

NSF Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation (1998)

University Medal, University of California, Berkeley, “Most distinguished graduating senior on the entire Berkeley campus.” and Valedictorian. Selected by the Committee on Prizes on the basis of GPA, community service, research activities and potential for future contribution (1998)

Cal Alumni Leadership Scholarship, Alumni Association University of California, Berkeley. Awarded for leadership and community service (1994-1998)

Selected Publications and Abstracts




M. Anwar, P. Gupta, R. Palanaiapan, P. Matsudaira. Protein Microarray Patterning by Diffuse Gel ­Stamping. PLoS ONE 7(10) 2012. 

F. Coakley, M. Anwar, L. Poder, Z. Wang, B. Yeh, B. Joe. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Massive Ovarian Edema in Pregnancy.  J Comput Assist Tomogr 34. 2010

M. Anwar, T. Aytur, P. Matsudaira. A Wireless-Compatible CMOS-Based Optics-Free Microarray Imager.  Appl. Phys. Lett 94. 2009

T. Aytur, J. Foley, M. Anwar, B. Boser, and P.R. Beatty. A novel magnetic bead bioassay platform using a microchip-based sensor for infectious disease diagnosis.  Journal of Immunological Methods v.314. 2006

M. Anwar and I. Rousso, “Microsecond Time Resolved AFM”.  Appl. Phys. Lett  86. 2004 

Article under Review

M. Anwar and I. Barani, Fracture Risk in Spinal Radiosurgery: Identifying and Treating the At-Risk Patient. (Submitted to Future Medicine CNS Oncology)

M. AnwarV. Wienberg, A. Chang, IJ. Hsu, M. Roach, AR Gottschalk,Comparison of PSA Slope and Nadir Between Hypofractionated SBRT and Conventionally Fractionated EBRT.  (Submitted to Radiation Oncology)

M. AnwarA. Westphalen, A. Jung, S. Noworolski, P. Carroll, F. Coakley,Role of endorectal MRI and MRSI in defining the dominant intraprostatic lesion in prostate cancer: Quantitative analysis of imaging contour compared to whole-mount histopathology.  (Submitted to Radiotherapy and Oncology)