Jean Francois (Jeff) Aubry is director of research at France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He is a member of the medical team of the Institut Langevin (Paris, France) and is invited associate professor at the University of Virginia, department of radiation oncology.
His main research interests are MR-guided transcranial brain therapy, Ultrasound-guided transcostal liver therapy, but he also worked on ultrasonic motion detection and motion correction, high resolution cavitation mapping, and ultrasonic brain imaging. Aubry holds four patents on adaptive focusing and has been a consultant for Supersonic Imagine (Aix en Provence, France) on MR-guided brain therapy. He has given 35 invited talks at international conferences and published more than 60 papers in international scientific journals.
In 2011, he received the Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award from the International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound and the 2011 CNRS bronze medal. Aubry is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound and associate editor of the journal Medical Physics. He is a member of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation’s Research Advisory Committee. He has been elected president of the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (2015 – 2018).