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Great job everyone at the 181st ASA Meeting!

By Christopher Pacia on December 7, 2021 in News

Members of the Chen Ultrasound Lab were accepted to present at the 181st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. We were very excited for the opportunity to share the amazing work our team has been working on, participate in the Biomedical Acoustics Best Student Poster/Presentation Competit...

Sonobiopsy shows improved sensitivity in tumor detection

By Christopher Pacia on November 24, 2021 in News

Our paper titled “Sonobiopsy for minimally invasive, spatiotemporally-controlled, and sensitive detection of glioblastoma-derived circulating tumor DNA” is published online in Theranostics. Congratulations to Chris, Jinyun, and everyone involved in building the “third pillar for...

Sonothermogenetics was highlighted by NIBIB

By Christopher Pacia on October 15, 2021 in News

Our work on sonothermogenetics was featured on the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) Newsroom as an “engineering approach [that] could help address the public health problem created by the growing number of individuals affected by neurological disorders wor...

Dr. Chen awarded $2.1M to investigate iSonogenetics

By Christopher Pacia on September 17, 2021 in News

Hong Chen, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering and of radiation oncology in the School of Medicine, plans to develop and validate an incisionless treatment delivery method —named iSonogenetics — in animals with a three-year, $2.1 million grant from ...

Postdocs & Staff Scientists at Chen Ultrasound lab

By Hong Chen on September 17, 2021 in News

Position Summary: Multiple NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate and Staff Scientist positions are available in the Chen Ultrasound Lab located at the Medical School of Washington University in St. Louis. The mission of the Chen Ultrasound Lab is to develop innovative ultrasound techniques f...

Congratulations Mack on the ISTU student award!

By Christopher Pacia on June 9, 2021 in News

Yaoheng (Mack) Yang was awarded the Nadine Barrie Smith Student Award at the 20th Annual International Symposium for Therapeutic Ultrasound. The award recognizes exemplary student achievements at the ISTU Annal Symposium. Congratulations on the award and keep up the great work, Mack! Click here f...

Congratulations Mack on the Trainee Highlight Award!

By Christopher Pacia on May 22, 2021 in News

Yaoheng (Mack) Yang was awarded the Trainee Highlight Award at the 2021 BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting. This is a great honor to highlight Mack’s excellent work in the field. Congratulations on the award and keep up the great work, Mack!

Congratulations to Summer and Chris for their poster awards!

By Christopher Pacia on May 8, 2021 in News

Summer and Chris each received an award for the best poster at the Oncologic Imaging Program (OIP) poster session. Their interdisciplinary work used ultrasound and imaging to address oncologic challenges. We appreciate the opportunity to present our work to the WashU community. Let’s keep r...

Congratulations Dr. Zhu!

By Christopher Pacia on April 17, 2021 in News

Dr. Lifei Zhu successfully defended her thesis. Dr. Zhu has been very productive during the past years and we are so proud and happy to see her recognized for her hard work. You are the model for the other students in the lab. Good luck to you as you move forward with your career!

New interdisciplinary learning series

By Christopher Pacia on April 4, 2021 in News

The Chen Ultrasound Lab recognizes the importance of interdisciplinary research. To expand our breadth of knowledge, we are dedicating time each month to learn the fundamental principles for our interdisciplinary work. As organized by Kevin, each lab member is in charge with learning and creating...