Dr. Porter is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and has been working in the area of microbubble applications for ultrasound imaging and therapy since 1990. His main interests involve the utilization of ultrasound enhancing agents for imaging perfusion of the heart during resting and stress echocardiography. He also utilizes nanodroplets formed from perfluorocarbon-containing microbubbles for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications. He is performing both pre-clinical and clinical trials utilizing diagnostic high mechanical index impulses and intravenous microbubbles to recanalize the microvasculature in acute myocardial infarction and acute ischemic stroke.
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