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University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Ultrasound Research Laboratory Core Facility

Primary Contact:

Chandra (Sandy) Sehgal

Last Updated: 06/15/2022

Facility RRID

RRID:SCR_022431

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Facility Details

Develops new ultrasound technologies and clinical applications, to bridge gap between technology and clinical applications, and to provide ultrasound imaging resources to other research. Consists of core group of scientists, sonographers and technicians with expertise in ultrasound technology and computer programming. This group works with clinicians in multiple specialties; including radiologists, cardiologists and surgeons. Core provides ultrasound scanner, sonographer and part-time radiologist on staff to conduct clinical and pre-clinical imaging.Helps with studies involving measurement of angiogenesis, vascularity, tissue elasticity, contrast agents, and effects of various physical and pharmaceutical agents on blood flow and tissue vascularity. Studies include research on cancer, cardiovascular disease and musculoskeletal disease.