December 19, 2018
his just in: The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of focused ultrasound for tremor associated with Parkinson's disease. This follows clinical trials led by our Jeff Elias, MD.
June 2, 2018
I’ve told you about many of the ways we’re exploring the use of focused sound waves to do brain surgery without actually cutting into the skull, but here’s a new one: Dr. Nathan Fountain is testing focused ultrasound to… Read More
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
October 31, 2017
A few years ago, our Dr. Jeff Elias conducted the first test of focused ultrasound for the treatment of the most common movement disorder, a condition called essential tremor. A trial participant went into an MRI machine with a… Read More