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Great job everyone at the 181st ASA Meeting!

By Christopher Pacia on December 7, 2021

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 ha...

Sonobiopsy shows improved sensitivity in tumor detection

By Christopher Pacia on November 24, 2021

Our paper titled “Sonobiopsy for minimally invasive, spatiotemporally-controlled, and sensitive detection of glioblastoma-derived circulating tumor DNA” is published online in Theranost...

Sonothermogenetics was highlighted by NIBIB

By Christopher Pacia on October 15, 2021

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 publi...

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...