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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 

Brain surgery found to be effective in treating alcohol use disorder

Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have now provided early evidence that deep brain stimulation (DBS), a type of brain surgery, is a safe and effective treatment for severe and treatment-resistant alcohol use disorder (AUD). Results from this pilot phase I trial, suggest that DBS can lead to significant reductions of daily alcohol intake among participants.
Friday, June 24, 2022 

“Life-changing” brain treatment for essential tremor

A patient’s journey on how focused ultrasound has made a difference in his day-to-day life.
Monday, May 30, 2022 

CTV highlights Sunnybrook’s leading work in focused ultrasound

CTV Toronto highlights the 10th anniversary of Sunnybrook’s first focused ultrasound (FUS) treatment in essential tremor and how innovative work in this field has expanded to research in various brain disorders over the years.
Monday, May 16, 2022 

Sunnybrook marks 10-year anniversary of ‘game-changing’ brain surgery without scalpels

How focused ultrasound research at Sunnybrook is revolutionizing the treatment of brain disease in Canada and around the world
Friday, May 6, 2022 

National Geographic features focused ultrasound at Sunnybrook

Dr. Hynynen and Dr. Lipsman spoke about how it will revolutionize the way brain disorders will be treated in the future