A wonderful series of articles by La Times reporter Joanne Faryon covers the difficult topic of severe brain injury, consciousness, and the interface between medicine, science, and ethics.
In this week’s column there is also space for our ultrasound work:
Our recent work with Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulsation (LIFUP) was featured in Nature outlook:
Can You Really Clone Someone’s consciousness?
In the new sci-fi movie Replicas, Keanu Reeves brings his family back to life as clones. We talk to director Jeffrey Nachmanoff about his inspiration, as well as UCLA’s Dr. Martin M. Monti, who has done groundbreaking work on the human brain and post-trauma consciousness.
[Read more at the link below]
Wired Magazine selected our recent work on Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulsation (LIFUP) in post-coma recovery as the “8th best thing of 2016” (see the media coverage and the full story covered on Wired)
Listen to Prof. Monti’s interview on the BBC’s News Hour radio show discussing and explaining the use of low intensity focused ultrasound pulsation (LIFUP) after coma
Our very first post-coma patient undergoing LIFUP (Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulsation) accepted for publication in Brain Stimulation as a letter: Monti M.M., Schnakers C., Korb A.S., Bystritsky A., Vespa P.M. (accepted) Non-invasive ultrasonic thalamic stimulation in disorders of consciousness after severe brain injury: a first-in-man report. Brain Stimulation.