Dr. Yaoheng Yang receives an Assistant Professor position from USC

Congratulations to Dr. Yaoheng Yang! He will start his faculty position as an Assistant Professor at the Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of the University of Southern California on 1/1/2025. Check out his cool lab website: Yang BioAcoustic Lab

The Wall Street Journal’s podcast features sonobiopsy

Drs. Hong Chen and Eric Leuthardt discuss sonobiopsy on The Wall Street Journal’s podcast. They explained how it works and how it can benefit patients. Dr. Elisa Knofagou, who was Dr. Chen’s postdoc advisor when she was at Columbia University, is also featured. Here is the link to the podcast and a brief description: WSJ’s […]

Dr. Chen receives the 2024 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Chen on receiving the 2024 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award! This award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate exceptional mentorship to trainees. Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (OFMA) | Office of Postdoctoral Affairs | Washington University in St. Louis (wustl.edu)

Our lab relocated to the Neuroscience Research Building

Our laboratory is embarking on a new chapter in 2024 by relocating to the Neuroscience Research Building — a 609,000-square-foot, 11-story facility — at 4370 Duncan Ave. The university invested $616 million to construct the building, the largest and most expensive in the medical school’s history. The investment was driven by leaders’ belief that the […]

Our hibernation work reported by NIH NIBIB Science Highlights

NIH NIBIB funds the work of more than 5,000 researchers around the country and internationally. Being chosen as an NIH NIBIB Science Highlight is a prestigious recognition. The article “Ultrasound can briefly induce a hibernation-like state in animals” features our innovative research on ultrasound-induced artificial torpor. The piece presents ultrasound as a groundbreaking approach that […]

WUSEF Students Join Chen Lab For Summer 2022

Two students, Natalia Alonzo (left) and Camila Maneiro (right), have joined the Chen lab for summer 2022. These undergraduate students are part of WashU’s Summer Engineering Fellowship (WUSEF) program, a program designed to encourage exceptional STEM students from underrepresented backgrounds to participate in engineering research. We are very excited to have Natalia and Camila this summer […]

Hong Chen Receives $750K To Develop Wearable Sensors

Dr. Hong Chen has received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to fund research on the development of wearable ultrasound sensors for the detection of cavitation in human brain. To read more about this, please visit here. Congratulations to the Chen lab team on the new grant!