Vevo Travel Award 2018 Recipients


Dr. Alexander da Silva - University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA.
Oral presentation at the AHA council on Hypertension looking at at strain and cardiac dysfunction in a rat model of MI, moving towards their work using 4D.

Dr. Felix Armin Trogisch - Heidelberg University, Germany.
Presentation at BCVS with special invitation to attend AHA, looking at systolic and diastolic dysfunction and strain in a mouse model of cardiac hypertrophy, moving toward right ventricular imaging.


Dr. Aimen Zlitni, Post Doc Fellow - Stanford University, USA 
Title: Fluorescence and Photoacoustic Imaging of Bacterial Infections, Towards a new generation of Maltotriose-based Probes
Presenting at: WMIC 2018 - Oral presentation at WMIC looking at molecular imaging of bacterial infections using photoacoustics. 

Dr. Yosra Toumia - Post Doc Fellow - Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy Title: In Vivo Efficiency of Graphene-Microbubbles as Dual Contrast Agents and Assessment of their Biodistribution by Photoacoustic Imaging
Presenting at: WMIC 2018 - Poster presentation looking at biodistribution of graphene microbubbles using the LAZR-X. (Video below)


Mrs. Gabriela Espinosa, Graduate Student (Ph.D.), Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Title: Reduced hemodynamic loading alters structural and mechanical properties of the chick embryo dorsal aorta
Presenting at: World Congress of Biomechanics

Ms.  Andrea Acuna , Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University - West Lafayette, USA
Title: In Situ Measurement of Native Extracellular Matrix Fibril Strain
Presenting at: World Congress of Biomechanics


Mr. Rahul Raj Singh, Graduate Student (Ph.D.), North Dakota State University, USA 
Title: GSTP1 knockdown and inhibtion impairs pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) growth
Presenting at: AACR 2018

Dr. Nicole Di Lascio , Ph.D Student , Institute of Clinical Physiology -CNR , Italy
Title: High-frequency Ultrasound and Machine-learning Approaches for the Differential Diagnosis of Melan
Presenting at: AIUM 2018

Vevo Travel Award Winners 2018

Congratulations to our Vevo Travel Awards winners Nicole Di Lascio (left) and Laith Sultan (right), shown here receiving their awards from Stephen Buttars (Product Manager, FUJIFILM VisualSonics) during AIUM. 


Dr. Neekun Sharma, Post Doc Fellow, University of Missouri, USA
Title: Deficiency of IL12p40 Promotes Angiotensin II-Induced Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Presenting at: Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB 2018)

Dr. Laith Sultan, Post Doc Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Title: Quantitative Assessment of Antivascular Ultrasound (AVUS) Therapy Effects on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumoral Blood Flow
Presenting at: AIUM 2018


Dr. Giusepe Ferrauto, University of Torino, Italy
Title: ICG-conjugated/mitoxantrone-loaded Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSNs) as innovative theranostic photoacoustic contrast agents
Presenting at: European Society for Molecular Imaging (EMIM 2019)

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