March 2015


  • 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. 


February 2015

  • 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.

January 2015


  • 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.


September 2014

  • 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.

August 2014

  • 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.

July 2014


  • 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!

June 2014

  • Samantha Lipman began a 6 month internship at Analogic, Inc. in Charlottesville, VA, where she will be contributing to the design of the next generation hand-held c-scan ultrasound device.

March 2014

  • Congratulations to sophomore Tyler Glass on finishing 3rd in the Duke 2014 Student Data Visualization Contest!

July 2013

  • The FDA has approved Virtual Touch Elastography Imaging!


February 2013

  • Congratulations to Dr. Veronica Rotemberg who just defended her dissertation entitled "Ultrasonic investigation of hepatic mechanical properties: quantifying tissue stiness and deformation with increasing portal venous pressure"