Kim Butts, Ph.D.

Transcranial Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound

Kim Butts Pauly received her PhD from the Mayo Graduate School, did a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford, and joined the faculty at Stanford in 1996. She is currently Professor of Radiology, with courtesy appointments in Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering. She has worked on MRI and the use of MRI to guide interventions such as cryoablation and thermal ablation. Her current interest is in transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound for ablation, BBB opening, and neuromodulation.  She is a fellow of both the ISMRM and AIMBE and a distinguished investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.