CVille BioHub Speaker Series: Innovations in Applied Focused Ultrasound

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5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

InBio, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Focused ultrasound is a non-invasive medical technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to deliver energy at a specific target in the body. In this session, four medical practitioners will describe innovative use-cases, using focused ultrasound for different therapeutic applications, in short presentations.


Use-cases & Speakers:

Emerging Innovations in Focused Ultrasound for Cancer Immunotherapy
Natasha Sheybani, PhD
Research Director of the UVA Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center

Sonodynamic Therapy: A Novel, Noninvasive Therapy for Glioblastoma
Shayan Moosa, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia

Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Cocaine Use Disorder
Nassima Ait Daoud Tiouririne, MD
Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia

Opening the Blood Brain Barrier with Focused Ultrasound
Melike Mut Askun, MD
Assoc. Professor of Neurological Surgery at University of Virginia

Thank you to our exclusive event sponsor the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.