- It's using ultrasound which is a really under-appreciated stimulation and sensing modality;
- It's a plausible non-or-minimally invasive actuation mechanism for penetrating into the brain from the periphery;
- Their low-intensity method is within the range already FDA approved for classic imaging;
- There's a whole list of potentially addressable indications, including epilepsy, pain, traumatic brain injury, depression, noninvasive brain mapping, wakefulness, alertness, and dealing with various neurodegenerative ailments.
02 December 2009
SynSonix ~ Dr Jamie Tyler in MIT Neuroven!
Excellent to have Dr Jamie Tyler and co-founder Dr Sumon Pal from SynSonix join us in our MIT Neurotechnology Ventures seminar this Tuesday night! SynSonix is using pulsed ultrasound to non-invasively influence brain function. That's quite compelling on several levels: