Natasha Sheybani

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, 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

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


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

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

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

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

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., & 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