Open positions for staff scientist, technician, and post-doc

By Hong Chen on November 8, 2020 in News

Position Summary:  The Chen Ultrasound Laboratory ( at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) are looking for scientists to join our multidisciplinary team. The position is open to applicants at multiple levels, including the staff scientist, technician, and post-doc. The mission of our lab is to develop innovative ultrasound techniques for improving the lives of […]

Top 100 Oncology paper

By Hong Chen on May 27, 2020 in News

Our publication titled “Focused Ultrasound-enabled Brain Tumor Liquid Biopsy” received 2, 169 article views in 2018 and was listed as one of the Top 100 Oncology papers for Scientific Reports in 2018.

Dr. Chen presented at WUSTL chancellor inauguration symposium

By Hong Chen on November 5, 2019 in News

On October 3, 2019, Andrew D. Martin was inaugurated as the 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis. The inauguration of Andrew D. Martin as the 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis began with a faculty symposium that explores connections between research and discovery as well as connections to the St. Louis […]

Our work is highlighted by NIH NIBIB!

By Hong Chen on June 25, 2019 in News

Ultrasound imaging can monitor the exact drug dose and delivery site in the brain Science Highlights June 17, 2019 An ultrasound imaging technique called passive cavitation imaging was able to create an image and estimate the amount of a drug that crossed the blood-brain barrier to reach a specific location in the brain, according to a study by NIBIB-funded […]

Chen Ultrasound lab received $470,500 from the office of Naval Research!

By Hong Chen on May 8, 2019 in News

Hong Chen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering and assistant professor of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, has been awarded a $470,500 research grant from the Office of Naval Research. The award is for developing cavitation detection sensors for investigating microcavitation as a potential mechanism for traumatic brain […]