Distinguished Professor, UNC & N.C. State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
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.
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