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Nathan McDannold, PhD


  • Kopechek JA, Park EJ, Zhang YZ, Vykhodtseva NI, McDannold NJ, Porter TM.Cavitation-enhanced MR-guided focused ultrasound ablation of rabbit tumors in vivo using phase shift nanoemulsions.Phys Med Biol. 2014 Jul 7;59(13):3465-81.
  • Aryal M, Arvanitis CD, Alexander PM, McDannold N.Ultrasound-mediated blood-brain barrier disruption for targeted drug delivery in the central nervous system.Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2014 Jan 22.
  • Jolesz FA, McDannold NJ.Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound: a new technology for clinical neurosciences.Neurol Clin. 2014 Feb;32(1):253-69.
  • Arvanitis CD, Livingstone MS, McDannold N.Combined ultrasound and MR imaging to guide focused ultrasound therapies in the brain.Phys Med Biol. 2013 Jul 21;58(14):4749-61.
  • Aryal M, Vykhodtseva N, Zhang YZ, Park J, McDannold N.Multiple treatments with liposomal doxorubicin and ultrasound-induced disruption of blood-tumor and blood-brain barriers improves outcomes in a rat glioma model.J Control Release. 2013 Apr 18.
  • Kopechek JA, Park E, Mei CS, McDannold NJ, Porter TM.Accumulation of phase-shift nanoemulsions to enhance MR-guided ultrasound-mediated tumor ablation in vivo.J Healthc Eng. 2013;4(1):109-26.
  • Park EJ, Zhang YZ, Vykhodtseva N, McDannold N.Ultrasound-mediated blood-brain/blood-tumor barrier disruption improves outcomes with trastuzumab in a breast cancer brain metastasis model.J Control Release. 2012 Nov 10;163(3):277-84.
  • Treat LH, McDannold N, Zhang Y, Vykhodtseva N, Hynynen K.Improved anti-tumor effect of liposomal doxorubicin after targeted blood-brain barrier disruption by MRI-guided focused ultrasound in rat glioma.Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Oct;38(10):1716-25.
  • Park J, Zhang Y, Vykhodtseva N, Jolesz FA, McDannold NJ.The kinetics of blood brain barrier permeability and targeted doxorubicin delivery into brain induced by focused ultrasound.J Control Release. 2012 Aug 20;162(1):134-42.
  • McDannold N, Arvanitis CD, Vykhodtseva N, Livingstone MS.Temporary disruption of the blood-brain barrier by use of ultrasound and microbubbles: safety and efficacy evaluation in rhesus macaques.Cancer Res. 2012 Jul 15;72(14):3652-63.
  • McDannold N, Clement GT, Black P, Jolesz F, Hynynen K.Transcranial magnetic resonance imaging- guided focused ultrasound surgery of brain tumors: initial findings in 3 patients.Neurosurgery. 2010 Feb;66(2):323-32; discussion 332.
  • McDannold N, Vykhodtseva N, Hynynen K.Blood-brain barrier disruption induced by focused ultrasound and circulating preformed microbubbles appears to be characterized by the mechanical index.Ultrasound Med Biol. 2008 May;34(5):834-40.