Monthly Archives: May 2015

New ONR Grant!

Our group was awarded a grant from the Office of Naval Research to investigate novel treatments of decompression sickness.  This is a collaboration with the Naval Medical Research Center in MD.

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Postdoc Opportunity

Build an independent research career in beautiful Colorado while helping to translate ultrasound molecular imaging toward clinical application.

The Borden Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently looking to hire a postdoctoral research associate in the area of ultrasound molecular imaging.  The work will involve synthesis and characterization of targeted microbubble ultrasound contrast agents, use of a modified clinical ultrasound imaging scanner, and preclinical studies to assess tumor response to therapy.  The successful candidate will also be encouraged to pursue other research projects of interest to build an independent research career.  Additional responsibilities include general lab management and graduate student mentoring.  Qualifications include a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or similar field.

Applicants should contact Prof. Mark Borden by email: mark.borden@colorado.edu

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JBO paper from our UT Arlington friends

Baohong Yuan in UT Arlington BME is a very creative optical imaging scientist/engineer.  It was fun collaborating with his group on these FRET microbubbles:

http://biomedicaloptics.spiedigitallibrary.org/mobile/article.aspx?articleid=2210853

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JCR paper from our UK friends

Our friends at the University of Ulster and Oxford University recently produced this gem of an article on enhanced sonodynamic therapy to shrink tumors. We are honored to be a part of this team:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168365915000942

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