The Neurotechnology group of Prof. Yanik just published a novel technique for focal drug delivery to the brain. This technology is using non-invasive focused ultrasound to focally concentrate and release from customized carriers injected into the bloodstream and offers a new approach towards the treatment of neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders .
Ozdas, M.S., Shah, A.S., Johnson, P.M. et al. Non-invasive molecularly-specific millimeter-resolution manipulation of brain circuits by ultrasound-mediated aggregation and uncaging of drug carriers. Nat Commun 11, 4929 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18059-7