The core focus of Dr. Xia's research is to develop novel optical and ultrasonic imaging techniques to meet needs occuring currently in cancer and neurological research. In Dr. Xia's laboratory, students will have the opportunity to be trained in optical and ultrasonic engineering, be involved with preclinical and clinical imaging studies, and to collaborate with chemists, physicians and neurologists in Western New York and Ontario, Canada.
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