[WEBINAR] Prof. Hong Chen - Targeting the brain with focused ultrasound

Targeting the brain with focused ultrasound
Targeting the brain with focused ultrasound

le 22 juin 2021

15h - 16h

Webinar organisé par le Dr. Ayache Bouakaz

Targeting the brain with focused ultrasound

Professor Hong Chen, PhD

Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Focused ultrasound (FUS) is the only available technology that can noninvasively deliver external energy through the intact human skull deep into the brain and focus at any depth in the brain with millimeter spatial precision without ionizing radiation. The past decades witnessed the fast development of the FUS technology that has overcome the engineering challenges for efficient and precise delivery of ultrasound energy to the human brain. Recent FDA approval of high-intensity FUS for thermal ablation treatment of essential tremors marked the beginning of a new era for incisionless neuro-interventions. Building on the great promise of the FUS technology and existing achievements, our group has been developing innovative FUS techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer and advance the understanding of brain functions. This talk will introduce our work on developing the following three technologies: sonodelivery for brain cancer drug delivery, sonobiopsy for brain cancer diagnosis, and sonogenetics for noninvasive and cell type-specific neuromodulation.

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ID de réunion : 865 9064 6446
Code secret : 093751

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