An Explanation for Brain Cell Death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 21, 2019 Now we may know why specific brain cells die in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor

December 19, 2018

This 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. A neurosurgeon, Dr. Elias previously led the… Read More

The Switch That Could Shut Down Inflammation – Even in the Brain

February 26, 2018

Our Bimal Desai, PhD, has discovered an electrical switch within a certain type of immune cell that could let us treat inflammatory diseases including inflammation of the brain, as seen in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s, for the first time.

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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