Chris Diederich

Chris Diederich

Professor, Radiation Oncology

Mount Zion Cancer Research Building, 2340 Sutter Street, Room S331
Mailcode 1708

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Research Areas

Biomedical Imaging & Instrumentation and Drug Delivery Systems & Pharmacogenomics

Research Interests

My lab emphasizes the design & development of ultrasound devices for hyperthermia cancer therapy, thermal ablation procedures, and drug delivery and activation; This work includes: application of experimental and theoretical design techniques; numerical approaches to acoustic and thermal treatment planning and control strategies; integration of therapy delivery to MR & ultrasound image guidance and monitoring; and design and implementation of small animal systems for investigations of combination ultrasound therapies with radiation and immunotherapy, and targeted agent delivery.