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Water chamber instrument used in the Dalecki lab
Contrast image captured by the Dalecki Lab.
Engineering microvascular networks via acoustic patterning.


Our laboratories are advancing the use of ultrasound in diagnosis and discovering new therapeutic applications of ultrasound in medicine and biology.

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RCBU members hold numerous patents in ultrasound and imaging. University of Rochester is a leader in technology revenue income among institutions of higher education.

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RCBU labs offer graduate training and post-doctoral research in biomedical ultrasound as well as collaborations with other areas of biomedical engineering.

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Edwin and Pam Carstensen Family Endowment

The Edwin and Pam Carstensen Family Endowment was established to honor the legacy of Edwin L. Carstensen and ensure that his vision of the Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound endures. Support the RCBU by contributing to this fund.

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Latest News

Dr. Deborah Rubens appointed Vice-Chair of Faculty and Professional Development for Imaging Sciences

February 29, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Rubens who has been apppointed Vice-Chair of Faculty and Professional ...

Diane Dalecki installed as Kevin J. Parker Distinguished Professor

November 15, 2019

Diane Dalecki was installed as the Kevin J. Parker Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering ...

Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

August 28, 2019

The professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of 20 faculty members nationwide who hav ...

Reem Mislati wins President's Choice Award

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Reem Mislati '19 of the Doyley Lab who received a Presid ...

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About Us

The RCBU was created to unite professionals in engineering, medical and applied science communities at the University of Rochester, Rochester General Hospital, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. More >


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Since its founding in 1986, the RCBU has grown over the years to nearly 100 members, with several visiting scientists from locations around the world

Ultrasound continues to grow at the University of Rochester, up 20% from 2011, now exceeding 30,000 exams for imaging sciences.

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