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Medical Ultrasonics Laboratory (MEDUSA)

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Sound provides unconventional means to manipulate human tissue on microscopic and macroscopic levels. When intended, ultrasonic exposures generating sonic force fields can be applied from a distance, e.g. through the skin, in a non-destructive manner. The goal of MEDUSA is to discover and develop new platform technologies exploiting non-linear ultrasonics for conducting therapeutic or diagnostic tasks. A strong incentive exists to translate these research technologies to the clinic. Our recent research interests include e.g. ultrasonic drug delivery for osteoarthritis therapy and ultrasound-enhanced cancer diagnostics.

The laboratory is headed by Asst. Prof. Heikki Nieminen.

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Members

Cecilia Björkman

Cecilia Björkman

Research Assistant
Yohann Le Bourlout

Yohann Le Bourlout

Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
Research Assistant
Emelie Lewis

Emelie Lewis

Research Assistant
Heikki J. Nieminen

Heikki J. Nieminen

Assistant Professor

Emanuele Perra

Doctoral Candidate
Jouni Rantanen

Jouni Rantanen

Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
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