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    IEEE IUS CONFERENCE 2019

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    For the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2019, in Glasgow, you will be able to find the ULIS lab members and collaborators during the poster and oral sessions. A total of 14 abstracts have been accepted. Orals Evaluation of lymph node metastasis in human by ultrasound super-resolution imagingJiaqi Zhu, Sevan Harput, Fangting Xu, Kirsten Christensen-Jeffries, Ge Zhang, Jemma Brown, Chao…

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    In vivo 3D Super-Resolution of Rabbit Lymph

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    Jiaqi Zhu, Ethan M. Rowland, Sevan Harput, Kai Riemer, Chee Hau Leow, Brett Clark, Karina Cox, Adrian Lim, Kirsten Christensen-Jeffries, Ge Zhang, Jemma Brown, Christopher Dunsby, Robert J. Eckersley, Peter D Weinberg, Meng-Xing Tang, “3D Super-Resolution US Imaging of Rabbit Lymph Node Vasculature in Vivo by Using Microbubbles“ Radiology DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2019182593

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    In vivo 3D microvascular imaging without contrast agents

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    C. H. Leow, N. L. Bush, A. Stanziola, M. Braga, A. Shah, J. Hernández-Gil, N. J. Long, E. O. Aboagye, J. C. Bamber and M.X. Tang, “3D microvascular imaging using high frame rate ultrasound and ASAP without contrast agents: development and initial in vivo evaluation on non-tumour and tumour models“ IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics…

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    Quantification of Vaporised Targeted Nanodroplets

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    G. Zhang, S. Lin, C.H. Leow, K. Tian Pang, J. Hernández-Gil, N. J.Long, R. J. Eckersley, T. Matsunaga, and M.X. Tang, “Quantification of Vaporised Targeted Nanodroplets Using High-Frame-Rate Ultrasound and Optics“ Accepted by Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2019.01.009

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    In Vivo Super-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging

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    S. Harput, K. Christensen-Jeffries, J. Brown, Y. Li, K.J. Williams, A.H. Davies, R.J. Eckersley, C. Dunsby, and M-X. Tang, “Two-stage Motion Correction for Super-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging in Human Lower Limb” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control (vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 803-814, 2018) DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2018.2824846

Our Group

Ultrasound has been well established as a front line clinical imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment monitoring in a wide range of diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Recently the development of novel microbubble contrast agents, together with other advances such as high frame-rate imaging technique, enables imaging and quantification of tissue structure and function with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. Such techniques offer potentials to detect  diseases and their responses to treatment at a much earlier stage and with greater accuracy.

Our group are working on the development of new imaging techniques using ultrasound and allied technologies (contrast agents, photoacoustics), together with signal processing, to better visualise and quantify blood flow, perfusion, molecular targets and tissue elasticity properties, and their clinical applications in the diagnosis and treatment  of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and neurological conditions.