Ultrasound, one of the most widely used medical imaging modalities, is currently being developed as a noninvasive, targeted therapeutic technique that has incredible potential to transform the treatment of a variety of diseases. Combining imaging and therapy, ultrasound provides a platform technology that is applicable for disease diagnosis, targeted therapy delivery, and therapy response monitoring.school of engineering and radonc

The mission of the Chen Ultrasound Lab is to translate basic research advances in ultrasound imaging and therapy into image-guided therapy devices that can impact cancer patient care. Our laboratory is built on close collaboration between the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science and Department of Radiation Oncology in the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis.