A Top Clinical Research Achievement

April 19, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Elias and his team. Their use of focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor, the most common movement disorder, has been named a top clinical research achievement of 2016.

The Clinical Research Forum presented the honor last… Read More

The Biggest Stories of the Last Five Years

October 15, 2016

I’ve been covering medical discoveries at UVA for about five years now. The two stories that have hit the biggest in the media have been focused ultrasound, which I told you about here, and Jonathan Kipnis’ discovery of… Read More

How a Pen Cap Could Kill You

September 9, 2016

If you look at photographs of our Dr. Jeff Elias and the focused ultrasound equipment, you’ll notice the images tend to be fairly similar. That’s because they have to be taken from outside the room where the equipment is… Read More

Focused Ultrasound: A Big Day for UVA (and Medicine)

July 11, 2016

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved focused ultrasound for the treatment of essential tremor, the most common movement disorder. This is a very big day for UVA, as our Dr. Jeff Elias shepherded the international clinical… Read More