Dr. Thomas J. Matula (PhD) the director of Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound (CIMU) at the University of Washington spoke to the cardiovascular research community at UC about microbubble dynamics of ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs) in blood vessels and the implications of such microbubble activity on the use of UCAs for molecular imaging and therapy.
This talk was held as a part of the Dean's Distinguished Cardiovascular Seminar Series sponsored by the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence.
The Cincinnati Student Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America also hosted an evening with Dr. Matula at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery 10 Fountain Square Plaza, Cincinnati OH 45202 at 7.15 pm on Sunday 20 November 2011. The evening provided an opportunity for student members to interact with Dr. Matula and discuss his research.
Prior to the 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America at San Diego, CA, the members of Cincinnati student chapter of ASA met on 26th October 2011.
The highlights of the meeting were:
A meeting was held on 14 September 2011 5:30 pm in CVC 1919 for planning student chapter events for the Fall quarter.
Upcoming meetings :
October 2011: Practice talks for speakers at the San Diego ASA meeting
November 2011: Dr. Tom Matula visits Cardiovascular Center
January 2011: Careers in Acoustics
This meeting was held on 17th May 2011 to provide an opportunity to get feedback on their talks which are to be presented at the ASA meeting in Seattle WA (23rd May-27th May 2011).
Suzzane E. Boyce (PhD) from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders presented her work on the intelligibility of fast and clear speech and the use of software techniques to detect and analyze it.
Kevin J Haworth (PhD) from the Department of Internal Medicine presented his work on Passive Cavitation Imaging of echogenic liposomes insonified with clinical Doppler in a flow phantom.
The organizational meeting was held on March 9, 2011 at Room 1919, Cardiovascular Center, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267.
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