Skip to main content

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

August 1, 2022

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 Part 3 – A Series by Dr. Vibhor Krishna

July 8, 2022

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

May 25, 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

The Curious Case of Disappearing Ablation Part 2

March 18, 2022

This is part 2 of Dr. Krishna’s series. Read part 1 here. The inspiration to research the “curious case of disappearing ablation” with RDI (restricted diffusion imaging) came from two incredible individuals whom I had the pleasure of knowing. Ann (name changed), a seamstress who survived the Holocaust, was 86 when we met. She passionately … Continued

Disappearing Ablation – Part 1 of a series by Dr. Vibhor Krishna

February 8, 2022

The power of observation in advancing clinical medicine and research is undeniable. To quote DH Lawrence: “What the eye doesn’t see, and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist.” But how to resolve a conundrum where the mind is convinced that a phenomenon must exist, but the eyes cannot confirm or deny its existence? We encountered one … Continued

Radiological Identification of the Globus Pallidus Motor Subregion in Parkinson’s Disease

December 5, 2021

The intricate anatomy of the human brain has captivated generations. Magnetic resonance imaging can now detect this intricate anatomy in extraordinary radiological detail. Interestingly, this intricate anatomy changes remarkably every few millimeters in a brain region called the globus pallidus or GPi. Neurosurgeons frequently interrogate GPi during surgery for Parkinson’s disease. So, we wondered whether … Continued