Natasha Sheybani

Primary Appointment

, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering

Research Description

Biomedical Engineering

Selected Publications


Yamashita, R., Kapoor, T., Alam, M. N., Galimzianova, A., Syed, S. A., Ugur Akdogan, M., . . . Desser, T. S. (2022). Toward Reduction in False-Positive Thyroid Nodule Biopsies with a Deep Learning-based Risk Stratification System Using US Cine-Clip Images.. Radiology. Artificial intelligence, 4(3), e210174. doi:10.1148/ryai.210174

Roberts, J. W., Powlovich, L., Sheybani, N., & LeBlang, S. (2022). Focused ultrasound for the treatment of glioblastoma. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 157(2), 237-247. doi:10.1007/s11060-022-03974-0

Sheybani, N. D., Witter, A. R., Garrison, W. J., Miller, G. W., Price, R. J., & Bullock, T. N. J. (2022). Profiling of the immune landscape in murine glioblastoma following blood brain/tumor barrier disruption with MR image-guided focused ultrasound. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 156(1), 109-122. doi:10.1007/s11060-021-03887-4


Clark, R. A., Garman, Z. G., Price, R. J., & Sheybani, N. D. (2021). Functional intersections between extracellular vesicles and oncolytic therapies. TRENDS IN PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 42(11), 883-896. doi:10.1016/

Noffsinger, B., Witter, A., Sheybani, N., Xiao, A., Manigat, L., Zhong, Q., . . . Purow, B. (2021). Technical choices significantly alter the adaptive immune response against immunocompetent murine gliomas in a model-dependent manner. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 154(2), 145-157. doi:10.1007/s11060-021-03822-7

Prada, F., Gennari, A. G., Linville, I. M., Mutersbaugh, M. E., Chen, Z., Sheybani, N., . . . Hossack, J. A. (2021). Quantitative analysis of in-vivo microbubble distribution in the human brain. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-021-91252-w

Mathew, A. S., Gorick, C. M., Thim, E. A., Garrison, W. J., Klibanov, A. L., Miller, G. W., . . . Price, R. J. (2021). Transcriptomic response of brain tissue to focused ultrasound-mediated blood-brain barrier disruption depends strongly on anesthesia. BIOENGINEERING & TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 6(2). doi:10.1002/btm2.10198

Sheybani, N. D., Breza, V. R., Paul, S., McCauley, K. S., Berr, S. S., Miller, G. W., . . . Price, R. J. (2021). ImmunoPET-informed sequence for focused ultrasound-targeted mCD47 blockade controls glioma. JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE, 331, 19-29. doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2021.01.023


Sheybani, N., Paul, S., McCauley, K., Breza, V., Berr, S., Miller, W., . . . Price, R. (2020). ImmunoPET-informed sequence for focused ultrasound-targeted mCD47 blockade controls glioma. doi:10.1101/2020.07.27.223206

Mathew, A. S., Gorick, C. M., Thim, E. A., Garrison, W. J., Klibanov, A. L., Miller, G. W., . . . Price, R. J. (2020). Transcriptomic Response of Brain Tissue to Focused Ultrasound-Mediated Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption Depends Strongly on Anesthesia. doi:10.1101/2020.07.24.211136

Prada, F., Sheybani, N., Franzini, A., Moore, D., Cordeiro, D., Sheehan, J., . . . Xu, Z. (2020). Fluorescein-mediated sonodynamic therapy in a rat glioma model. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 148(3), 445-454. doi:10.1007/s11060-020-03536-2

Corliss, B. A., Ray, H. C., Doty, R. W., Mathews, C., Sheybani, N., Fitzgerald, K., . . . Peirce, S. M. (2020). Pericyte Bridges in Homeostasis and Hyperglycemia. DIABETES, 69(7), 1503-1517. doi:10.2337/db19-0471

Sheybani, N. D., Witter, A. R., Thim, E. A., Yagita, H., Bullock, T. N. J., & Price, R. J. (2020). Combination of thermally ablative focused ultrasound with gemcitabine controls breast cancer via adaptive immunity. JOURNAL FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY OF CANCER, 8(2). doi:10.1136/jitc-2020-001008

Curley, C. T., Stevens, A. D., Mathew, A. S., Stasiak, K., Garrison, W. J., Miller, G. W., . . . Price, R. J. (2020). Immunomodulation of intracranial melanoma in response to blood-tumor barrier opening with focused ultrasound. THERANOSTICS, 10(19), 8821-8833. doi:10.7150/thno.47983

Sheybani, N. D., Batts, A. J., Mathew, A. S., Thim, E. A., & Price, R. J. (2020). Focused Ultrasound Hyperthermia Augments Release of Glioma-derived Extracellular Vesicles with Differential Immunomodulatory Capacity. THERANOSTICS, 10(16), 7436-7447. doi:10.7150/thno.46534


Sheybani, N. D., & Price, R. J. (2019). Perspectives on Recent Progress in Focused Ultrasound Immunotherapy. THERANOSTICS, 9(25), 7749-7758. doi:10.7150/thno.37131


Sheybani, N. D. (2018). Meeting report: 2017 Winter School on Therapeutic Ultrasound. JOURNAL OF THERAPEUTIC ULTRASOUND, 6. doi:10.1186/s40349-018-0112-8

Gorick, C. M., Sheybani, N. D., Curley, C. T., & Price, R. J. (2018). Listening in on the Microbubble Crowd: Advanced Acoustic Monitoring for Improved Control of Blood-Brain Barrier Opening with Focused Ultrasound. THERANOSTICS, 8(11), 2988-2991. doi:10.7150/thno.26025


Sheybani, N. D., & Yang, H. (2017). Pediatric ocular nanomedicines: Challenges and opportunities. CHINESE CHEMICAL LETTERS, 28(9), 1817-1821. doi:10.1016/j.cclet.2017.07.022

Curley, C. T., Sheybani, N. D., Bullock, T. N., & Price, R. J. (2017). Focused Ultrasound Immunotherapy for Central Nervous System Pathologies: Challenges and Opportunities. THERANOSTICS, 7(15), 3608-3623. doi:10.7150/thno.21225


Xu, L., Sheybani, N., Ren, S., Bowlin, G. L., Yeudall, W. A., & Yang, H. (2015). Semi-Interpenetrating Network (sIPN) Co-Electrospun Gelatin/Insulin Fiber Formulation for Transbuccal Insulin Delivery. PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH, 32(1), 275-285. doi:10.1007/s11095-014-1461-9

Xu, L., Sheybani, N., Yeudall, W. A., & Yang, H. (2015). The effect of photoinitiators on intracellular AKT signaling pathway in tissue engineering application. BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE, 3(2), 250-255. doi:10.1039/c4bm00245h