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Health Management

Focused Ultrasound and the Brain

2014 08 Nov

Why is high-intensity focused ultrasound being explored to treat the brain? For a number of brain disorders focused ultrasound (FUS) will represent a treatment that is either superior to best current therapy, or fulfils an unmet clinical need. The driving factor is a validation of the technology. It doesn’t take an enormous leap of faith to appreciate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Transparent Microelectrode Gives New View of Neural Circuits

2014 21 Oct

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene to fabricate a new type of microelectrode. This could possibly solve a major problem for investigators who are interested in understanding the intricate circuitry of the brain. The... Read more