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Opening the Blood-Brain Barrier to Deliver Targeted Therapies
Children’s National Hospital successfully leveraged low-intensity focused ultrasound (LIFU) to deliver therapy directly to a child’s high-grade glioma. The approach offers doctors the first opportunity to open the blood-brain barrier and treat the entire malignant brain tumor.
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About the Expert
Roger Packer, MD
Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute
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