Hong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University in St. Louis

Hong Chen is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Oncology at Washington University in St. Louis. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering from the University of Washington in 2011. She was a postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University from 2012-2015. Since joining WashU in 2015, her research has focused on developing focused ultrasound techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases and understanding brain function.

Her research has been funded by NIH BRAIN Initiative, NIBIB, NIA, NIMH, NSF, DoD, and Charlie Teo Foundation. She has co-authored over 50 publications and received numerous awards, including the Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award from the International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound, Chair’s Award for Outstanding Teaching from WashU, Young Investigator Award at the International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound, R.W.B. Stephens Prize at the World Congress in Ultrasonics/Ultrasonics International. More information about her research can be found at https://chenultrasoundlab.wustl.edu/.

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