Matthew R. Myers

Matthew R. Myers received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the University of Arizona, in 1987. He then worked in the Research and Development Laboratory, Corning Glass Works, where he performed mathematical modeling of fiber drawing and other processes involving molten glass. He was later employed as an Acoustics Consultant with BBN Systems and Technologies. In 1990, he joined the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA. He has performed research in the areas of drug delivery, cardiovascular implants, virus transport, and most recently, medical ultrasound. His current research areas include noninvasive methods for characterizing high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) systems and the investigation of the mechanisms of traumatic brain injury using HIFU.

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Real-Time Detection and Monitoring of Acute Brain Injury Utilizing Evoked Electroencephalographic Potentials
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