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Summer’s work is highlighted by WashU

By Christopher Pacia on February 24, 2021 in News

Summer’s recent paper on focused ultrasound-mediated intranasal brain drug delivery (FUSIN) was highlighted by the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. We’re very proud of Summer’s work towards the treatment of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (D...

Chen lab awarded $50k in LEAP funding!

By Christopher Pacia on January 13, 2021 in News

Dr. Hong Chen, Chris, and Lu are one of the winners in the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (LEAP) for their work in focused ultrasound-induced liquid biopsy. The goal of the project is to translate the noninvasive technique for blood-based molecular diagnosis of brain disease...

Mack won the SfN Trainee Professional Development Award!

By Christopher Pacia on December 23, 2020 in News

Yaoheng (Mack) Yang was selected to receive the 2020 Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA) from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) for his work in sonogenetics. This is a highly competitive award given to undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who demonstrate scienti...

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

By Hong Chen on November 8, 2020 in News

Position Summary:  The Chen Ultrasound Laboratory (https://chenultrasoundlab.wustl.edu/) 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, a...

Chris was the top Emerging Investigator for 2020!

By Christopher Pacia on October 9, 2020 in News

Christopher Pacia won the award for the top Emerging Investigator for 2020 from the Imaging Elevated: Utah Symposium for Emerging Investigators. He was one of the 10 featured presenters that showcased some of the brightest minds in radiology and imaging sciences. Congratulations! For more details...

Dr. Chen is highlighted by ICTS!

By Christopher Pacia on October 7, 2020 in News

Dr. Chen talks about her fruitful involvement with the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS). Through the resources provided by ICTS, Dr. Chen has worked with the Scientific Editing Service (SES) to strengthen grant applications and manuscripts, was the recipient for the Clinica...

The Chen Ultrasound Lab takes IEEE IUS 2020

By Christopher Pacia on September 7, 2020 in News

The following Chen lab presentations will take place during the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) to be held on September 6-11, 2020 online. 1868: Characterization of Focused Ultrasound- Mediated Brainstem Delivery of Intranasal Administered Agents to be presented by Dezhuang (S...

Chen Ultrasound Lab received $2.5 million from NIH NIBIB!

By Christopher Pacia on September 1, 2020 in News

  Hong Chen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering and of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Hea...

The noninvasive diagnosis of brain cancer with focused ultrasound

By Christopher Pacia on August 7, 2020 in News

Our paper titled “Feasibility and safety of focused ultrasound-enabled liquid biopsy in the brain of a porcine model” is published online in the Scientific Reports. See the article metrics here. See media reports below: Playing with bubbles for science: WashU researchers are developin...

Chen Ultrasound lab received $500,000 from the Charlie Teo Foundation!

By Christopher Pacia on July 9, 2020 in News

Dr. Hong Chen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering and of radiation oncology in the School of Medicine, will address the need for innovative approaches to treating pediatric brain cancer with a three-year, $500,000 grant from the Charlie Teo Foundat...