12. Ultrasound-Based Molecular Imaging Using Nanoagents

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen3,4
  1. Srivalleesha Mallidi1,
  2. Mohammad Mehrmohammadi1,
  3. Kimberly Homan1,
  4. Bo Wang1,
  5. Min Qu1,
  6. Timothy Larson1,
  7. Konstantin Sokolov1,2 and
  8. Stanislav Emelianov1

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch12

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Mallidi, S., Mehrmohammadi, M., Homan, K., Wang, B., Qu, M., Larson, T., Sokolov, K. and Emelianov, S. (2011) Ultrasound-Based Molecular Imaging Using Nanoagents, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 4

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Medical Physics, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047



  • ultrasound-based molecular imaging - using nanoagents;
  • photoacoustic imaging, known as optoacoustic and thermoacoustic imaging - of three steps;
  • magneto-motive ultrasound imaging - magnetoacoustic imaging, high-frequency ultrasound visualizing structural and physiological properties of magnetically labeled tissues


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Photoacoustic Imaging

  • Magneto-Motive Ultrasound Imaging

  • Combined Photoacoustic and Magneto-Motive Ultrasound Imaging

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References