A Husband and Wife Working to Improve Breast Cancer Care

December 3, 2018

Our Shayna and Tim Showalter have received more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for women with early-stage breast cancer.

The Showalters, who are married, have developed… Read More

Focused Ultrasound Work Earns Jeff Elias Innovator of the Year!

February 1, 2018

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group has named Dr. Jeff Elias the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year for his pioneering work with focused ultrasound. The award recognizes a UVA faculty member whose work is making a major impact on… Read More

Focused Ultrasound and Breast Cancer: The 1st Trial of Its Kind

November 13, 2017

In the focused ultrasound trials I’ve told you about previously, the point has been to use the scalpel-free surgery to destroy tissue. Our latest trial — for metastatic breast cancer — puts an interesting twist on that.

In this trial,… Read More