A new phase 1/2 study is using MRI-guided focused ultrasound to activate aminolevulinic acid to directly target glioblastoma cells while leaving normal brain cells unharmed.
A new podcast episode explores the promise of this method to enable delivery of chemotherapies into the brain to combat a difficult-to-treat brain tumor.
A neuroradiologist and a functional neurosurgeon explain how focused ultrasound works, how it’s been used to date and new applications that are likely to be emerging.
Researchers are using low-frequency focused ultrasound with microbubble resonators to disrupt the blood-brain barrier and deliver chemotherapy to tumor cells in the brain.
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