Nir Lipsman, M.D., Ph.D. is a neurosurgeon at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. His research team performed the first clinical trial that used ultrasound technology to open the blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s patients.
Question Answered By Nir Lipsman
"What is the blood brain barrier?"
"How would ultrasound technology help Alzheimer’s patients?"
"What does a focused ultrasound procedure look like?"
"What are the dangers of opening the blood brain barrier?"
"Are there any side effects caused by the ultrasound procedure?"
"Would removing too much beta-amyloid plaque in the brain have any negative effects?"