2021
Fellow

Elizabeth Herbst

Peter and Crisler Quick Jefferson Fellow
Alexandria, Virginia
Degrees:
B.S. University of Virginia (2015)
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Biomedical Engineering

Bio:

Elizabeth Herbst is a Ph.D. candidate studying ultrasound in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. In the past year, she published one first-author paper, and co-authored three papers. Most recently, she received an honorable mention for the NSF Fellowship program. Herbst’s work focuses on molecular imaging and the use of micron-scale ultrasound contrast agents to diagnose vascular disease with high sensitivity and specificity.

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