Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Drug Delivery Workshop 2018

WMIC 2018 Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Drug Delivery Workshop

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
09:00 – 15:00
Room 609
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, USA

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Program Schedule

09:00 – 10:30 Session 1 – “Modulating and imaging biological systems with ultrasound #1” Moderated by Charles Caskey, Ph.D.

09:00 – 09:25 Speaker 1: Vera Khokhlova

Topic: Nonlinear High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: physical mechanisms and bioeffects

09:25 – 09:50 Speaker 2: John Eisenbrey

Topic: Ultrasound contrast agents for augmenting radiotherapy

09:50 – 10:05 Speaker 3: Isabelle Tardy

Topic: Targeted microbubbles: from preclinical to clinical

10:05 – 10:20 Speaker 4: Agata Exner

Topic: Tiny Bubbles, Big Impact: New Applications of Nanobubble-Enhanced Ultrasound

10:20 – 10:30 Discussion/Meet & Greet

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2 – “Modulating and imaging biological systems with ultrasound #2” Moderated by Sasha Klibanov, Ph.D.

11:00 – 11:25 Speaker 1: Mike Averkiou

Topic: “Ultrasound-microbubble interactions that promote drug uptake in cell enclosures”

11:25 – 11:50 Speaker 2: Robert Mattrey

Topic: Use of Novel Ultrasound Agents to Detect Pathophysiology in animals and patients: Focus on Hydrogen Peroxide

11:50 – 12:10 Speaker 3: Matt O’Donnell

Topic: Real-time Molecular Imaging with Photoacoustic/Ultrasonic (PAUS) Systems

12:10 – 12:30 Speaker 4: Jeff Powers

Topic: Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems for Therapeutic Use

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch – sponsored by Magnetic Insight

13:30 – 15:00 Session 3 – “Methods and applications of ultrasound in molecular imaging and drug delivery” Moderated by Robert Mattrey, Ph.D.

This session features 10-minute oral presentations selected from abstracts submitted to

WMIC. The goal of these presentations is to dive deeper into methodologies associated with technologies being presented at WMIC. 13:30-13:40 Jerzy Szablowski: “Acoustically Targeted Chemogenetics for

noninvasive neuromodulation”

13:40-13:50 Yin Ji Piao: “In vivo tracking the tumor exosomes-loaded dendritic cells

using photoacoustic imaging” 13:50-14:00 Yosra Toumia: “In Vivo Efficiency of Graphene-Microbubbles as Dual

Contrast Agents and Assessment of their Biodistribution by Photoacoustic Imaging” 14:00-14:10 Jennifer Wischhusen: “Ultrasound-Mediated Delivery of microRNA-

Loaded Nanoparticles Modulates Immune Responses in Subcutaneous Murine Hepa1-6 Hepatocellular Carcinoma” 14:10-14:20 Yujia You: “Porphyrin-grafted Lipid Microbubbles for the Enhanced

Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy in Prostate Cancer through Ultrasound-controlled In Situ Accumulation” 14:20-14:30 Twan Lammers: “Multimodal and Multiscale Optical Imaging of

Nanocarrier Translocation across the Blood-Brain Barrier upon Sonoporation” 14:30-14:40 Al de Leon: “Preclinical In vivo Assessment of Ultrastable Nanobubbles

For Use in Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging” 14:40-14:50 Reshani Perera: “Real-time Molecular Ultrasound Imaging of Prostate Cancer in Mice Using PSMA-Targeted Nanobubble Contrast Agents” 14:50-15:00 Lixin Ma: “In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluations of A High Affinity and

Specificity Photoacoustic Nanoparticle Targeting to Cancer”

Please contact Andrea Diaz for more information.

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