- Drs. Peter Hollender and Mark Palmeri have been awarded Coulter Funding to develop a low-cost liver stiffness measurement device: https://www.dtmi.duke.edu/news/duke-engineers-and-clinicians-create-medical-devices-together
- Tyler has been working with our collaborators at Kitware to perform multi-modality image registration for our in vivo prostate data. He will be featured in one of Kitware's upcoming press releases
- Congratulations Ned! His paper that developed an analytic model for shear wave propagation in viscoelastic materials in the Fourier domain was accepted for publication in JASA (http://scitation.aip.org/content/asa/journal/jasa/138/2/10.1121/1.4927492?aemail=author).
- Congratulations Jiny! Her paper evaluating ARFI and SWEI imaging of sclerotic skin was accepted for publication in UMB (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.06.007).
- Congratulations to Yufeng, Mark, and Ned, who have each had abstracts accepted for presentation at IEEE IUS this Fall in Taipei, Taiwan.
- The white paper that Kathy and Charlie Church developed for the AIUM Technical Standards Committee has just been published online: http://www.jultrasoundmed.org/content/34/7/1.full
- We accepted two new graduate students who will start this Fall. Welcome Daniel and Bofeng!
- Kathy presented an overview of our lab's work at Duke's Radiology Grand Rounds
- Kathy, Mark, and Yufeng presented our latest work on elevated MI imaging, QIBA findings, ARFI and SWEI for dermatology applications, and ARFI imaging of the prostate at the AIUM 2015 annual convention.
- Kathy will be joining the NIH BMIT-B study section in October for a 4 year term.
- Kathy, Sam, and Andrea participated in the FEMMES capstone project, running an ultrasound activity for 4th grade girls.
- Congrats to Yufeng! His paper on elevated MI was accepted by UMB.
- Sam returned from her internship at Analogic, Inc.
- Mark was awarded an STTR grant with Kitware for research in machine learning.
- Mark and our clinical collaborators in Dermatology at DUMC received a Translational and Innovative Research Support Program award for investigating the ability of ARFI and SWEI to quantify cutaneous scleosis. Read more about it here.
- Our laboratory will present 5 papers at the IEEE UFFC International Ultrasonics Symposium in Chicago, September 3-5. In addition, Drs. Nightingale and Palmeri will teach a short course on elasticity imaging at this conference.
- Congratulations to Jiny Lee for her Masters defense!
- Dr. Palmeri will be giving a talk at the Duke Imaging Technology Fair later next month on elasticity imaging (October 15). In addition, all of the graduate students will be presenting their work at the fair's poster session.
- Congratulations to Dr. Palmeri who was awarded a grant from the RSNA/QIBA group to support the development of calibration phantoms for hepatic elasticity imaging.
- Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Rosenzweig, who defended his thesis this month and has taken a position with Siemens Ultrasound in Issaquah, WA. We will miss you, Stephen!