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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:

Dr. Krishna Attends the Focus Forward Neuroinnovators Summit

It is an exciting time for the UNC Health physicians that provide surgical treatment for patients with movement disorders. Drs Daniel Roque from UNC Neurology and Dr, Vibhor Krishna from UNC Neurosurgery attended the Focus Forward Neuroinnovators Summit organized by Insightec in Miami, FL. This partnership will make the transformational focused ultrasound therapy, a less … Continued

Dr. Vibhor Krishna Receives Grant to Fund Essential Tremor Treatment Research

Functional neurosurgeon and scientist, Dr. Vibhor Krishna, was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund his focused ultrasound ablation research for essential tremor patients. Over 10 million Americans live with essential tremor, a common neurological disorder and a leading cause of functional and psychological disabilities. While some patients gain tremor control … Continued

Disappearing Ablation Findings

Disappearing Ablation Part 3 – A Series by Dr. Vibhor Krishna

This article is part of a series. Read the first article of the series here. Our quest to solve the mysterious case of “disappearing ablation”after focused ultrasound surgery led us to consult and collaborate with Dr. Mojgan Hodaie. Dr. Hodaie, Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, has pioneered the use of diffusion MRI … Continued

Upcoming Presentations in June 2022

Dr. Krishna is scheduled to present at the following talks in June: Focused Ultrasound to Deliver Molecular Modulators. American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Biennial Meeting, June 5, 2022, Atlanta, GA Technology to assess your results – Focused Ultrasound Ablation. American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Biennial Meeting, June 6, 2022, Atlanta, GA … Continued

PubMed Publications by Dr. Vibhor Krishna