Currently ongoing projects include
FUS-inducing blood-brain barrier opening to augment anticancer drugs delivery in brain tumors
FUS-augmenting drugs delivery to improve the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
Ultrasound deep-brain neurostimulation for treating brain disorders and degenerative diseases
Numerical simulation of transcranial FUS based on highly resolved human and animal head models
What we do
FUS-aided anticancer drugs delivery
Our lab explores novel treatments for brain tumors based on focused ultrasound (FUS)-technology augmenting innovative anticancer drugs delivery […]
Drug delivery for treating neurodegenerative diseases
Our lab explores novel treatments for neurodegenerative disorders though FUS-augmented drugs delivery to the brain […]
Ultrasound deep-brain neurostimulation
Our lab is equipped with all technologies needed to carry-out deep-brain neurostimulation through FUS application. […]
Numerical simulation of transcranial FUS
Our lab is focused on the development of a highly resolved in silico model of ultrasound energy deposition in the human/animals braiN […]
Head of TheraFUS Laboratory
Expert in FUS applications (BBB opening and acoustic nerve modulation), animal experiments and numerical simulations.
PhD, Associate Professor
Head of the Medical Physics Section hosting TheraFUS Laboratory
Expert in neurostimulation, numerical simulations and neurophysiological signal analysis.
Expert in neurophysiological signal recording and analysis
PATRICIA CARDOSO DE ANDRADE
Expert in therapeutic ultrasound and in silico modeling.
Faculty of Medicine
00118 Rome Italy