/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/price-lab-banner-all-caps.png 0 0 Rich Price /wp-content/uploads/2017/02/price-lab-banner-all-caps.png Rich Price2020-05-08 01:59:592023-02-20 18:07:55Focused Ultrasound Could Let Drugs Bypass the Blood-Brain Barrier
Focused Ultrasound Could Let Drugs Bypass the Blood-Brain Barrier
Richard J. Price, PhD, of UVA’s School of Medicine and School of Engineering, is using focused soundwaves to overcome the natural “blood-brain barrier,” which protects the brain from harmful pathogens. His approach aims to breach the barrier only where needed, and only when needed, and then deliver treatments in exquisitely precise fashion.