Latest Work and Lab News

  • Featured Publications, News

    ICUS Weekly News – HFR Contrast Echocardiography

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    This week, the International Contrast Ultrasound Society,  which is a global organization that advocates for the safe and appropriate use of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) to improve patient outcomes and experiences, highlights one of our paper: “High Frame-Rate Contrast Echocardiography: In-Human Demonstration“.  

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    International Bubble conference 2018

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    Professor Tang gave an invited talk at the 33rd Annual Advances in Contrast Ultrasound International Bubble Conference at Chicago which was the 6th & 7th September, 2018. The annual Bubble Conference is the single-most important global forum for cross-specialty CEUS research and practice where the world’s foremost clinicians, physiologists, engineers, and other scientists working in…

  • Featured Publications, News

    High-Frame-Rate Contrast Echocardiography

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    M. Toulemonde, Y. Li, S. Lin, F. Cordonnier, M. Butler, W. C. Duncan, R. J. Eckersley, V. Sboros, and M-X. Tang, “High-Frame-Rate Contrast Echocardiography using diverging waves: initial in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation”   IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2018 DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2018.2856756  

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    Out-of-plane flow imaging through speckle decorrelation

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    X. Zhou, C.H. Leow, E. Rowland, K. Riemer, JM. Rubin, Peter D. Weinberg, M. Tang, “3D velocity and volume flow measurement in vivo using speckle decorrelation and 2D high frame rate contrast-enhanced ultrasound” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2018 DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2018.2850535  

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    IEEE IUS CONFERENCE 2018

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    For the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2018, in Kobe, you will be able to find the ULIS lab members and collaborators during the poster and oral sessions. A total of 20 abstracts have been accepted.

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    Acoustic wave sparsely-activated localization microscopy

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    G. Zhang, S. Harput, S. Lin, K. Christensen-Jeffries, C.H. Leow, J. Brown, C. Dunsby, R. Eckersley, M. Tang, “Acoustic Wave Sparsely-Activated Localization Microscopy (AWSALM): Super-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging using Acoustic Activation and Deactivation of Nanodroplets” 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…

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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.