Hong Chen

Hong Chen

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering

  • Phone314-935-3954
  • OfficeBrauer Hall, Room 2004


PhD, University of Washington, 2011
MS, Xi'an Jiaotong University. 2006
BS, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2003


Develops ultrasound-based image-guided drug delivery techniques


Hong Chen's research focuses on medical ultrasound. Her goal is to develop ultrasound-based image-guided drug delivery platforms for cancer therapy through combining the diagnostic and therapeutic functions of ultrasound, integrating physical acoustics with the development of medical ultrasound devices, and bridging basic and translational research.


Hong Chen joined the WashU faculty in 2015 as an assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science and of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine from Columbia University, where she was a postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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