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Researcher: Christopher Brace

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Areas of Expertise
  • Image-guided interventional oncology
  • Thermal therapies
  • Radiofrequency
  • Microwave and thermal ablation
  • Biomedical imaging
  • Bioelectromagnetics
  • Multiphysics modeling
Web Site Christopher Brace's Department of Radiology Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,439,729 - System and method for monitoring thermal ablation using radiofrequency echoes, issued September 2016.
  • 9,192,438 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, issued November 2015.
  • 9,119,649 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, issued September 2015.
  • 9,095,360 - Feeding structure for dual slot microwave ablation probe, issued August 2015.
  • 9,072,532 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, issued July 2015.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160081747 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, published March 2016.
  • 20150005757 - System for monitoring thermal ablation using radiofrequency echoes, published January 2015.
  • 20130267940 - Feeding structure for dual slot microwave ablation probe, published October 2013.
  • 20130096552 - Hydrodissection material with reduced migration, published April 2013.
  • 20120143180 - Triaxial antenna for microwave tissue ablation, published June 2012.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Effects of microwave ablation on arterial and venous vasculature after treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Chiang J, Cristescu M, Lee MH, Moreland A, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT, Brace CL. Radiology. 2016 Nov;281(2):617-624.

  • Pulmonary microwave ablation near the heart: Antenna positioning can mitigate cardiac complications in a porcine model. Carberry GA, Nocerino E, Mason PJ, Schwahn DJ, Hetzel S, Turnquist AM, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL. Radiology. 2016 Oct 12:160831.

  • Interstitial microwave treatment for cancer: Historical basis and current techniques in antenna design and performance. Ryan TP, Brace CL. Int J Hyperthermia. 2016 Aug 28:1-12.

  • Analysis of iodinated contrast delivered during thermal ablation: Is material trapped in the ablation zone? Wu PH, Brace CL. Phys Med Biol. 2016 Aug 21;61(16):6041-54. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/61/16/6041.


View Christopher Brace's publications at PubMed.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Medicine
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-4151
Current University UW–Madison
Department Radiology
Title Associate Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 Box 3252 Clinical Science Center
Address Line 2 600 Highland Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53792
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Electrical Engineering, Physics, 2001
Master's Degree M.S., UW–Madison, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003
PhD Ph.D., UW–Madison, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Monitoring Tumor Ablation in Real Time

Degrading Tumors with Microwave Heat Probes