Dr. Stuart Foster Joins The Board of Flosonics Medical

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Dr. Stuart Foster Joins The Board of Flosonics Medical

Stuart Foster is currently a senior scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute and Professor and Canada Research Chair in Ultrasound Imaging, Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto. His current research centers on the development of high frequency clinical and preclinical imaging systems, array technology, intravascular imaging, photo acoustics, and molecular imaging. Stuart is a fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and IEEE. He is the founder and former Chairman of VisualSonics Inc. which manufactures imaging equipment considered to be the gold standard in high frequency ultrasound. VisualSonics is now part of the Fujifilm group of companies. Dr. Foster co-founded the Mouse Imaging Centre (MICe) now at the Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Cancer Institute of Canada and as Chairman of its Committee on Research (ACOR). He has previously been the recipient of the Eadie Medal for major contributions to engineering in Canada and has been the recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, the Manning Award of Distinction for Canadian Innovation and the Ontario Premier’s Discovery Award. He serves on numerous advisory bodies and is currently on the editorial boards of Ultrasonic Imaging and Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Dr. Foster was the recipient of the 2010 Rayleigh Award from IEEE.