Functional Ultrasound (fUS)

In functional ultrasound (fUS) imaging, we leverage the high Doppler sensitivity of ultrafast microvessel imaging to detect hemodynamic responses evoked by neural activities in the brain and in the spinal cord.

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  1. Tang S†, Cuellar Ramos C†, Song P, Islam R, Huang C, Wen H, Knudsen BE, Lee KH, Gong P, Lok UW, Chen S, Lavrov IA*, “Changes in Spinal Cord Hemodynamics Reflect Modulation of Spinal Network with Different Parameters of epidural Stimulation,” NeuroImage 221:117183, 2020.
  2. Song P†, Cuellar Ramos C, Tang S, Islam R, Wen H, Huang C, Manduca A, Trzasko JD, Knudsen BE, Lee KH, Chen S*, Lavrov IA*, “Functional Ultrasound Imaging of Spinal Cord Hemodynamic Responses to Electrical Stimulation: A Feasibility Study,” Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 10, no. 279, pp. 1-13, 2019.