Ultrasound Flow Innovations Ultrasound Bioeffects Idea Cafe IEEE Ultrasonics Award 2016

Imaging Innovations

Enabling lucid, time-resolved visualization of physiological dynamics by devising new imaging strategies and signal processing algorithms.

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Investigative Tool Design

Engineering implementation solutions and test methods that are critical to clinical translation of next-generation ultrasound imaging techniques.

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Discoveries in Ultrasound Biophysics

Honing the therapeutic dimension of ultrasound by making key discoveries on sonoporation biophysics and wave-cell interactions.

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Cellular Bioeffect Investigations

Developing a proper account on downstream cellular behavior to boost our mechanistic understanding of therapeutic ultrasound.

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LITMUS is a vibrant research group with long-standing interest in tackling frontier problems in diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound.

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Congrats to Jason’s CIHR Fellowship!

Oct 2017

Warm congratulations to Jason Au for his success in obtaining a prestigious CIHR Fellowship to pursue postdoctoral research with us. Well done!

Call for new graduate students

Sep 2017

Our lab plans to recruit another 2-3 new PhD students in 2018. Application deadline for Fall admission is December 22, 2017. If you are familiar with ultrasound, we could be a great home for your research training!

Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award

Jun 2017

Many thanks to ISTU for selecting Alfred for this milestone honor! This is definitely the best endorsement of the lab's achievements in unraveling the biophysical foundations of therapeutic ultrasound. Thank you!


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Arterial phantoms with regional variations in wall stiffness and thickness

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 44(4), 872-883, 2018.

Mechanistic understanding the bioeffects of ultrasound-driven microbubbles to enhance macromolecule delivery

Journal of Controlled Release, 272, 169-181, 2018.

Riding the plane wave: Considerations for in vivo study designs employing high frame rate ultrasound

Applied Sciences, 8, 286, 2018.


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