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Sasa Mutic honored as innovator

Washington University School of Medicine

Celebrating innovation in St. Louis, the St. Louis Business Journal on June 23 honored area individuals and companies with the publication’s third annual Innovation Awards. Among those honored were Sasa Mutic, PhD, director of the Medical Physics Division in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine. He also is a Siteman Cancer Center research member.

The Business Journal selected individuals and companies demonstrating cutting-edge advancements that have propelled St. Louis to become one of the nation’s top tech hubs.

Mutic, who was honored in the award’s medical category, was recognized for his innovations in radiation therapy to treat cancer.

Among his achievements, Mutic co-founded Radialogica, a health-care information technology company that is helping the university perform audits of its radiation oncology facilities. The company’s aim is to empower health-care providers and payers with tools and data to manage the quality of treatment.

Mutic also has published more than 120 manuscripts in radiation therapy- and medical physics-related journals and has been named an inventor on four patents.