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Paul A. Dayton, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member interested in contrast-enhanced ultrasound pre-clinical research for cancer and other diseases.

Distinguished Professor, UNC & N.C. State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research, Breast Cancer

Area of Interest

Research in contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging techniques for the assessment of cancer and other diseases. Non-invasive imaging of angiogenesis, cancer biomarkers, and blood perfusion. Applications of ultrasound in enhanced drug delivery and targeted therapeutics.

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Awards and Honors

  • Top Story (senior author), UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, “Preclinical studies use specialized ultrasound to detect presence of cancer,” July 2012
  • Poster Merit award (senior author), “New Nanodroplets Increase Tissue Ablation in Response to High Intensity Focused Ultrasound,” Leeds Microbubble Symposium
  • Best poster award (senior author), “Design and Testing of Acoustically-Active Therapeutic Nanocapsule Delivery Vehicles for Ultrasound-Targeted Chemotherapy,” UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium, May 2011

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