Dr. ThomasR. Porter is a Professor of Medicine, Courtesy Professor of Cellular andIntegrative Physiology, Radiology, and Pediatric Cardiology, and the TheodoreF. Hubbard, MD Distinguished Chair of Cardiology in the Department of InternalMedicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he serves asDirector of Echocardiography Laboratory. He has made significant innovativecontributions to Cardiovascular imaging by utilizing ultrasound enhancingagents for myocardial perfusion imaging in both pediatric and adultpatients. As well, finding therapeutic applications of ultrasoundenhancing agents (microbubbles) for the acute treatment of stroke, acutecoronary syndromes, and catheter-related thrombi.