Lifei Zhu

Academic Qualifications:

Bachelor of Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Chongqing Medical University (Chongqing, China) 2014,
Master of Medicine, Clinical Medicine (Oncology), Chongqing Medical University (Chongqing, China) 2016

Biography:

Lifei Zhu joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at WUSTL in 2016. She earned her bachelor’s degree of Clinical Medicine in 2014 and Master Degree of Clinical Medicine (Oncology) in 2016 from Chongqing Medical University.

Publications:

Journal Articles:

  1. Zhu L, Altman MB, Laszlo A, Straube W, Zoberi I, Hallahan DE, Chen H. Ultrasound Hyperthermia Technology for Radiosensitization. Ultrasound Med Biol, 2019;45:1025-1043.
  2. Kothapalli S, Partanen A, Zhu LF, Altman M, Gach HM, Hallahan D, Chen H. A convenient, reliable, and fast acoustic pressure field measurement method for magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound systems with phased array transducers,Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2018, 6:5
  3. Zhu LF*, Cheng G*, Ye DZ, Nazeri A, Yue YM, Liu WJ, Wang XW, Dunn GP, Petti AA, Leuthardt EC, Chen H, Focused Ultrasound-enabled Brain Tumor Liquid Biopsy, Scientific Reports2018:8 Altmetric Score: 115 (Received 2169 views; the top 25 Scientific Reports Oncology papers in 2018; in the 97th percentile of the 254,217 tracked articles of a similar age in all journals)
  4. Kothapalli S, Altman M, Zhu LF, Cheng G, Partanen A, Gach HM, Zoberi I, Hallahan D, and Chen H. Evaluation and selection of anatomic sites for magnetic resonance imaging-guided mild hyperthermia therapy: a healthy volunteer study. International Journal of Hyperthermia. 2018 Jan 4:1-9.
  5. Lifei Zhu, Jianzhong Zou, Guohua Huang, & Jia He. Preliminary Discussion of Treating Cornual Pregnancy with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Combined with Curettage of Uterine Cavity. J Clin Ultrasound in Medicine (Chinese). May 2016, 18(5), 339-341.

*The authors contributed equally to this work.

 

Conference Abstracts

  1. Zhu LF, Nazeri A, Yue Y, Liu W, Wang X, Dunn GP, Petti AA, Leuthardt CE, Chen H. Optimization of focused ultrasound-enabled brain tumor liquid biopsy (FUS-LBx) The 19thInternational Symposium for Therapeutic Ultrasound and the 5thEuropean Symposium of EUFUS, Barcelona, Spain, 2019 (Oral presentation)
  2. Zhu LF, Nazeri A, Altman M, Thotala D, Sharifai N, Chen H. Focused ultrasound-mediated microbubble destruction for glioblastoma treatment, 177rdMeeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Louisville, KY, USA, 2019 (Oral presentation)
  3. Zhu LF, Partanen A, Gach HM, Henke EL, Contreras AJ, Hallahan ED, Zoberi I, Chen H, and Altman BM. Targetability of sites in variable pelvic geometries using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) as assessed in an in vivo porcine model. 36thAnnual Society for Thermal Medicine Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL, 2019 (Oral presentation)
  4. Zhu LF, Altman M, Yue YM, Nazeri A, Chen H. Ultrasound-mediated microbubble destruction suppressed mouse glioblastoma growth as effectively as radiation therapy. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, 2018 (Oral presentation) Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Nashville, TN, USA, 2017
  5. Zhu LF, Cheng G, Ye DZ, Nazeri A, Yue YM, Liu WJ, Wang XW, Dunn GP, Petti AA, Leuthardt EC, Chen H. Focused ultrasound-enabled brain tumor liquid biopsy. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, 2018 (Oral presentation)
  6. Z.Wang, L.Zhu, H.Chen. Awake blood-brain barrier opening in mice with a wearable focused ultrasound device.60thAnnual Meeting of American Association of Physicists In Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2018
  7. L.Zhu, H.Chen, H.Gach, I.Zoberi, D.Hallahan, M.Altman. Safety of magnetic resonance imagingguided high intensity focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) mild hyperthermia treatment of porcine muscle in vivo. Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists In Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2018 (Oral presentation)
  8. Altman, L.Zhu, S.Kothapalli, A.Partanen, G.Cheng, H.Gach, I.Zoberi, D.Hallahan, H.Chen. Focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) mild hyperthermia therapy: treatment site selection based on a healthy volunteer study and verified using a porcine model.Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists In Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2018
  9. Zhu LF, Yang YH, Chen H, Altman M. A method for quality assurance in magnetic resonance imaging-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) mild hyperthermia. 35th Annual Society for Thermal Medicine Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, 2018 (Oral presentation)
  10. Ye DZ, Zhu LF, Yue YM, Chen H. Intranasal Administration of Temozolomide Combined with Focused Ultrasound to Enhance the Survival of Mice with Glioma (A Pilot Study), 175rdMeeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MI, USA, 2018
  11. Zhu LF, Altman M, Yue YM, Partanen A, Thotala D, Hallahan DE, Chen H. Focused ultrasound in combination with microbubbles for enhancing radiation therapy of glioblastoma in an orthotopic mouse model. The 18th International Symposium for Therapeutic Ultrasound, Nashville, Tennessee, 2018 (Poster)
  12. Kothapalli S., Altman M., Zhu LF, Cheng G. Partanen A., Gach HM, Zoberi I., Hallahan D., and Chen H., Selection of MR-HIFU hyperthermia treatment sites based on MR thermometry evaluation in healthy volunteers, International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Nanjing, China, 2017
  13. Xu M, Liu X, Lockhart CA, Myerson JR, Zoberi I, Chen H,Zhu L, Wang-Gillam A, Hyperthermia modulated delivery of nab-paclitaxel for the treatment of melanoma, 34th Annual Society for Thermal Medicine Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 2017
  14. Kothapalli S., Altman M., Zhu LF, Cheng G. Partanen A., Gach HM, Zoberi I., Hallahan D., and Chen H. Identification of clinical MR-HIFU hyperthermia treatment sites through validation of MR thermometry accuracy and precision in healthy volunteers, 34th Annual Society for Thermal Medicine Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 2017