Sound Waves Aid Brain Tumor Treatment
Sound Waves Aid Brain Tumor Treatment
In a small clinical study, focusing ultrasound beams on tumors in patients’ brains helped open the blood-brain barrier to facilitate drug delivery.
Sound Waves Aid Brain Tumor Treatment
Sound Waves Aid Brain Tumor Treatment

In a small clinical study, focusing ultrasound beams on tumors in patients’ brains helped open the blood-brain barrier to facilitate drug delivery.

In a small clinical study, focusing ultrasound beams on tumors in patients’ brains helped open the blood-brain barrier to facilitate drug delivery.

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Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients
Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier in Alzheimer’s Patients
Ashley Yeager | Jul 26, 2018
A Phase 1 clinical trial shows the noninvasive technique is safe and could aid in the delivery treatments to the brain.
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Amanda B. Keener | Nov 1, 2017
To treat neurological disease, researchers develop techniques to bypass or trick the guardian of the central nervous system.
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 31, 2017
The blood-brain barrier is a collection of specialized cells and proteins that control the movement of molecules from the blood to the central nervous system.
Bubbles for Broken Bones
Bubbles for Broken Bones
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2017
Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles enable gene delivery to fix fractures.
Infographic: Ultrasound-Stimulated Microbubbles Fix Fractures
Infographic: Ultrasound-Stimulated Microbubbles Fix Fractures
Ruth Williams | Aug 31, 2017
The new technique helped pig tibias heal in just eight weeks.