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Dr Senior Research Associate in Physical Acoustics


Jason Raymond BS MS PhD MInstP

Departmental Lecturer in Physical Acoustics

TEL: 01865 283265
COLLEGE: Kellogg College


Dr Jason Raymond joined the department as the 2015-16 F.V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and was previously a Whitaker International Fellow at Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam.

He holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Engineering and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Jason currently serves on the technical committee for Physical Acoustics and technical committee for Biomedical Acoustics of the Acoustical Society of America, and he is a Member of the Institute of Physics. His research interests include medical and biological applications of ultrasound and acoustic cavitation.

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  • 38th Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (2015-16)
  • Whitaker International Fellow in Biomedical Engineering (2013-14)

Research Interests

  • Physical acoustics
  • Acousto-optics, interaction of light and sound
  • Cellular and physiological bioeffects of ultrasound
  • Medical ultrasonics for imaging and therapy
  • High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
  • Acoustic cavitation

Jason works with the Rosalind Franklin Institute and the Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research.

Selected Publications, last 5 years

  • Yang Y, Tu J, Yang D, Raymond JL, Roy RA, Zhang D. Photo- and Sono-dynamic therapy: A review of mechanisms and considerations for pharmacological agents used in therapy incorporating light and sound. Current Pharmaceutical Design 25:1 (2019). doi:10.2174/1381612825666190123114107
  • Raymond JL, Cleveland RO, Roy RA. HIFU-induced changes in optical scattering and absorption of tissue over nine orders of thermal dose. Physics in Medicine and Biology 63(24), 245001 (2018). doi:10.1088/1361-6560/aaed69
  • Shekhar H, Smith NJ, Raymond JL, Holland CK. Effect of temperature on the size distribution, shell properties, and stability of Definity®. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 44(2), 434–46 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.09.021
  • Luan Y, Renaud G, Raymond JL, Segers T, Lajoinie G, Beurskens R, Mastik F, Kokhuis T, van der Steen AFW, Versluis M, de Jong N. Combined optical sizing and acoustical characterization of single freely-floating microbubbles. Applied Physics Letters 109, 234104 (2016). doi:10.1063/1.4971391
  • Raymond JL, Luan Y, Peng Y, Huang S-L, McPherson DD, Versluis M, de Jong N, Holland CK. Loss of gas from echogenic liposomes exposed to pulsed ultrasound. Physics in Medicine and Biology 61(23), 8321–39 (2016). doi:10.1088/0031-9155/61/23/8321 – Article selected for Highlights of 2016.
  • Bader KB, Crowe MJ, Raymond JL, Holland CK. The effect of frequency-dependent attenuation on predicted histotripsy waveforms in tissue mimicking phantoms. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 42(7), 1701–5 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2016.02.010
  • Haworth KJ, Raymond JL, Radhakrishnan K, Moody MR, Huang S-L, Peng T, Shekhar H, Klegerman ME, Kim H, McPherson DD, Holland CK. Trans-stent b-mode ultrasound and passive cavitation imaging. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 42(2), 518–27 (2016). Erratum 42(5), 1244. doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.08.014
  • Raymond JL, Luan Y, van Rooij T, Kooiman K, Huang SL, McPherson DD, Versluis M, de Jong N, Holland CK. Impulse response method for characterization of echogenic liposomes. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137, 1693–1703 (2015). doi:10.1121/1.4916277