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Katherine Whittaker Ferrara

Katherine Whittaker Ferrara PhD, MS, BS

Distinguished Professor | Davis, California    United States Of America
Biotechnology, Healthcare Technology,...More
Panel: Enhanced Immunotherapy, Bioengineering,...More
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Biography :

Katherine Whittaker Ferrara is a Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis and the Director of theCenter for Content Rich Evaluation of Therapeutic Efficacy (cCRETE). She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the IEEE, American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Acoustical Society of America and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. Dr. Ferrara received her Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of California, Davis. Prior to her PhD, Dr. Ferrara was a project engineer for General Electric Medical Systems, involved in the development of early magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound systems. Following an appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Dr. Ferrara served as the founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis.

Her laboratory is known for early work in aspects of ultrasonics and has more recently expanded their focus to broadly investigate molecular imaging and drug delivery. Dr. Ferrara’s laboratory has received numerous awards including the Achievement Award from the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society, which is the top honor of this society.

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Biotechnology, Healthcare Technology, Research/Clinical Research

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Panel: Enhanced Immunotherapy, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Healthcare Technology, Clinical Research

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English

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