In vivo transcranial cavitation study of low-frequency focused ultrasound in pigs

Project Name: In vivo transcranial cavitation study of low-frequency focused ultrasound in pigs
Status: Complete
Primary Site: University of Virginia Health System
Sponsor Organization: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
Funded Date: Sep 17, 2012
Funding Period: Sep 17, 2012 - Sep 16, 2013
Funding Program: Brain Program
Category: MOA
Amount Awarded: $157,471.00

Abstract

The contract names Dr. Jason Sheehan, M.D., Ph.D. as the Investigator for this pre-clinical trial. The purpose of the study is to test the safety of InSightec’s cavitation detection and stop-sonication system ahead of a clinical study using the 220 kHz frequency ExAblate Neuro system. The study will be closely supported and guided by FUSF staff in conjunction with InSightec.

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