Marian Axente, PhD, DABR


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Associate Director, Certificate Program in Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Marian Axente, PhD, DABR, is an Assistant Professor of Medical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology. An ABR board certified medical physicist, Dr. Axente's focus is multi-modality image utilization for treatment planning and patient setup in cancer radiotherapy. He serves as Associate Director of of the Certificate Program in Medical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. He joined Emory in 2020.

Dr. Axente is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. He holds professional memberships with American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Board of Radiology, American Society for Radiation Oncology and European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology.


Dr. Axente earned his PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and completed his medical physicis residency at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He received his certification from the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics in 2015.


Dr. Axente's research emphasis is on functional image treatment adaptation, and implementation of optical imaging technologies in optimizing setup reproducibility, with specific aims at foundational affordable technology that could be utilized in low to middle income countries. 


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