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Dr. Chen awarded $2.1M to investigate iSonogenetics

By Christopher Pacia on September 17, 2021

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 tre...

Postdocs & Staff Scientists at Chen Ultrasound lab

By Hong Chen on September 17, 2021

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 i...

Congratulations Mack on the ISTU student award!

By Christopher Pacia on June 9, 2021

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 t...

Congratulations Mack on the Trainee Highlight Award!

By Christopher Pacia on May 22, 2021

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. Congratu...

Congratulations Dr. Zhu!

By Christopher Pacia on April 17, 2021

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 t...

New interdisciplinary learning series

By Christopher Pacia on April 4, 2021

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 in...

Congratulations to Dr. Chen for the promotion!

By Christopher Pacia on March 12, 2021

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...

Summer’s work is highlighted by WashU

By Christopher Pacia on February 24, 2021

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. WeR...

Chen lab awarded $50k in LEAP funding!

By Christopher Pacia on January 13, 2021

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 pr...

Mack won the SfN Trainee Professional Development Award!

By Christopher Pacia on December 23, 2020

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...

Chris was the top Emerging Investigator for 2020!

By Christopher Pacia on October 9, 2020

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 showca...

Dr. Chen is highlighted by ICTS!

By Christopher Pacia on October 7, 2020

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 Editi...

The Chen Ultrasound Lab takes IEEE IUS 2020

By Christopher Pacia on September 7, 2020

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 Ultr...