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Postdoc opening in the Chen Ultrasound Lab at WashU!

By Hong Chen on June 16, 2022 in News

Position Summary: Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Chen Ultrasound Lab at the Washington University in St. Louis. The mission of the Chen Ultrasound Lab is to develop innovative ultrasound techniques for improving the lives of patients with brain diseases. We are see...

Yan’s paper on large volume brain drug delivery is accepted!

By c.chinwendu on April 26, 2022 in News

Yan Gong’s paper, titled “Comparison of sonication patterns and microbubble administration strategies for focused ultrasound-mediated large-volume drug delivery”, has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Her paper highlights optimal strategies for achieving efficien...

Congratulations Chris on the BME Outstanding Dissertation Award!

By c.chinwendu on April 26, 2022 in News

Christopher Pacia was awarded the WashU BME Outstanding Dissertation Award. This award is presented to doctoral students who have achieved candidacy during their doctoral program and whose research exemplifies innovation and great significance in the field and society. Congratulations Chris and g...

Zhongtao’s work is highlighted by WashU

By Christopher Pacia on February 18, 2022 in News

Our work on developing a low-cost focused ultrasound device was highlighted by the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. We’re very excited to share our easy-to-use device that will reduce the barriers to adopting focused ultrasound. We expect that this devic...

Our work is 3 of the top news stories in BME WashU!

By Christopher Pacia on February 10, 2022 in News

In 2021, major developments in BME are highlighted by the McKelvey School of Engineering. And over the past year, the top 10 news stories have included 3 of our reports! We’re very thankful to have this kind of impact at WashU and we’re excited to see what 2022 and beyond will bring. ...

Welcome to our newest graduate students!

By Christopher Pacia on January 25, 2022 in News

We’re excited to welcome the next cohort of graduate students to the Chen Ultrasound Lab, Chinwendu Chukwu and Siaka Fadera. They are both extremely smart and talented and we look forward to seeing their growth over the next few years. We’re glad to have you!

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...