Helping Researchers Do Great Work

December 6, 2017

In addition to doing science, researchers spend a lot of time and effort trying to get funding to do their science. A program at the School of Medicine is changing that for some faculty who are doing exciting work.

The… 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

Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor

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

Advancing Great Work in Focused Ultrasound

October 6, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Richard Price, PhD, a professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and radiation oncology. He was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation’s inaugural $75,000 Andrew J. Lockhart Memorial Prize. Lockhart died in… Read More