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...

Congratulations to Dr. Chen for the promotion!

By Christopher Pacia on March 12, 2021 in News

Dr. Chen has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Oncology! Since joining WashU, Dr. Chen has helped pave the way for focused ultrasound research to improve the lives of patients with brain diseases by developing innovative techniques. We look f...

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 ( 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...