The aim of this thesis was to unravel the microbubble-cell interaction required for local drug delivery.
By developing methodological innovations for novel in vitro studies, the underlying biophysical mechanisms of ultrasound-mediated drug delivery were further elucidated.

microbubbles, ultrasound, contrast agents, drug delivery, therapy, high-speed imaging
N. de Jong (Nico) , A.F.W. van der Steen (Ton) , K. Kooiman (Klazina) , M.D. Verweij (Martin)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
This work was supported by the Applied and Engineering Sciences TTW (Veni-project 13669), part of NWO
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Beekers, I. (2020, July 8). Local Drug Delivery by Microbubbles. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from