James Byrne, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering
Carver College of Medicine profile
Selected Publications

Sadeghi I*, Byrne JD*, Shakur R*, Langer R. Engineered drug delivery devices to address global health challenges. Journal of Controlled Release. 2021, 331: 503-514. PMID: 33516755 *Equal contributor

Byrne JD, Young CC, Chen MX, Wentworth AJ, Pursley J, Kirtane AR, Remillard KA, Hancox CI, Hua T, Tamang SM, Collins JE, Ishida K, Hayward A, Edgington SK, Schoenfeld JD, Jeck WR, Traverso G. Personalized radiation attenuating materials for gastrointestinal mucosal protection. Advanced Science. 2021, 8: 2100510.   

Chu JN, Ghenand O, Collins J, Byrne JD, Wentworth A, Chai PR, Dadabhoy F, Hur C, Traverso G. Thinking green: mask strategies to reduce cost and waste. BMJ Open. 2021, 11: e048687.

Byrne JD, Huang HW, McRae JC, Babaee S, Soltani A, Becker SL, Traverso G. Devices for drug delivery in the gastrointestinal tract: a review of systems physically interacting with the mucosa for enhanced delivery. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 2021, 177:  113926.

Dee EC, Byrne JD, Wo JY. Evolution of the role of radiotherapy for anal cancer. Cancers. 2021, 13(6), 1208.

Sadtler K, Collins J, Byrne JD, Langer R. Parallel evolution of materials chemistry and immunology: integrating mechanistic biology with materials design. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.  2020, S0169-409X: 30067-3. PMID: 32589903

Byrne JD*, Wentworth AJ*, Chai PR*, Huang HW*, Babaee S, Li C, Becker SL, Tov C, Min S, Traverso G. Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system for aerosol-based protection. BMJ Open. 2020, 10: e039120. PMID: 32641368 *Equal contributor

Byrne JD, Botticello T, Shih HA, Loeffler JS, Oh KS. Post-Operative Radiation Therapy to the Surgical Cavity with Standard Fractionation in Patients with Brain Metastases. Scientific Reports. 2020, 10: 6331. PMID: 32286375

Wentworth AJ, Byrne JD*, Orguc S, Sands J, Maji S, Tov C, Babaee S, Huang HW, Boyce H, Chai PR, Min S, Li C, Chu JN, Som A, Becker SL, Gala M, Chandrakasan A, Traverso G. Multi-Institutional Prospective Evaluation of the Transparent, Elastomeric, Adaptable, Long-lasting (TEAL) Respirator. ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science. 2020, 3 (6): 1076-1082. *Equal contributor

Byrne JD, Yeh JJ, DeSimone JM. Use of Iontophoresis for the Treatment of Cancer. Journal of Controlled Release. 2018, 284: 144-151. PMID: 29908892

Research areas
  • Primary Faculty
Portrait James Byrne
BS (Biomedical Engineering), University of Texas, Austin, TX

MD (Medical Scientist Training Program), University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

PhD (Medical Scientist Training Program) University of North Carolina School of medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Intern, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

Resident, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Post-doctoral fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA