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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

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 ...

RCBU ultrasound outreach propagates across New York

February 22, 2019

RCBU trainees are active members of the greater Rochester community, and regularly share their work ...

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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RCBU Annual Report

The cover of the current annual report.

Download the latest RCBU Annual Report to see what’s new with students, faculty, and alumni of the Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound! This issue recaps the inaugural RCBU Biomedical Ultrasound Symposium Day.


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