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We perform cutting-edge translational research to improve patient care and advance our understanding of brain structure and function.

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Improve Patient Outcomes

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Optimize Surgical Treatments

Krishna Lab aims to:

Personalize neuromodulation treatments  |  Develop and optimize less-invasive treatments
Test emerging treatments in clinical trials

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Recent Publications:

UNC Neurosurgery Hosts Focused Ultrasound Open House for UNC Leadership

UNC Health’s Department of Neurosurgery hosted the focused ultrasound open house on campus for UNC Health and School of Medicine leadership and faculty to thank them for their continued support of the focused ultrasound program. The open house included presentations from UNC Health leadership, functional neurosurgeon Dr. Vibhor Krishna, and from UNC Health focused ultrasound patient, Doug … Read more

Researchers Expand Our Understanding of How the Body and Brain Communicate

Publishing their work in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vibhor Krishna, MD, at the UNC School of Medicine, and colleagues discovered that specific neurons in the brain are actively involved in processing cardiac and respiratory signals. CHAPEL HILL, NC – The human brain constantly receives information from the body, specifically from internal … Read more

Dr. Vibhor Krishna, UNC Health

Dr. Krishna Leads Focused Ultrasound Webinar

Dr. Vibhor Krishna and Dr. Daniel Roque from UNC Health’s Department of Neurology led a webinar for patients interested in learning more about focused ultrasound treatment for patients with essential tremor. Both movement disorder specialists discuss the clinical process from consultation to treatment, who may be a candidate for the surgery, and how to approach … Read more

Epilepsia article: A phase 1 open-label trial evaluating focused ultrasound unilateral anterior thalamotomy for focal onset epilepsy

Dr. Krishna co-authored a publication in the Epilepsia journal on focused ultrasound to treat epilepsy. Click to read his article, “A phase 1 open-label trial evaluating focused ultrasound unilateral anterior thalamotomy for focal onset epilepsy” below.    

PubMed Publications by Dr. Vibhor Krishna