Innovations in Applied Ultrasound

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2024
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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 in short presentations. Moderated by Lauren Powlovich, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

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


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