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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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Fernando Zvietcovich Zegarra wins best student paper and best poster award at ITEC 2018

September 27, 2018

Fernando Zvietcovich Zegarra, a PhD student in the lab of Jannick Rolland, the Brian J. Thompson pro ...

Ormachea Awarded New Investigator Honorable Mention at AIUM

March 28, 2018

Congratulations to Juvenal Ormachea, graduate student in Professor Parker's Medical Imaging Research ...

Edwin and Pam Carstensen Family Fund will support biomedical ultrasound research and education

January 30, 2018

A generous gift from the family of the late Edwin L. Carstensen, renowned scientist and founder of t ...

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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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