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 Cancer Center, “Preclinical studies use specialized ultrasound to detect presence of cancer”, July 10, 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 Cancer Center Symposium, May 2011.