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Press Briefing on Recent Clinical and Preclinical Advances in Focused Ultrasound

Revolutionary Noninvasive Therapy Shows Promise for Immunotherapy and Opening Blood-Brain Barrier to Enable Treatment of Neurological Disease and Cancer
11-Sep-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Landmark Trial Using Focused Ultrasound in Alzheimer’s Patients Presented at AAIC Meeting, Published in Nature Communications

The results of the first ever clinical trial of focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in patients with Alzheimer’s disease were published today in Nature Communications and also presented at the Alzheimer’s Association...
25-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wick Moorman, Former CEO of Norfolk Southern and Amtrak, Elected to Board of Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Former CEO of Norfolk Southern and Amtrak, Charles W.
20-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Virginia Governor Northam Visits Foundation to Discuss Global Impact of State’s Investment in Focused Ultrasound

On Tuesday, June 5, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and met with the Foundation’s staff as well as with members of the Foundation’s Board and Council, and donors. Virginia House of Delegates Leader David...
6-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Governor Northam to Visit Charlottesville Foundation to Recognize Impact of Focused Ultrasound

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam will visit the Focused Ultrasound Foundation to discuss the impact of the State’s investment in pioneering this revolutionary technology. Invited guests will include the media, Foundation Board members, physicians...
4-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Focused Ultrasound Clinical Trial to Treat Depression Begins in Toronto

In a North American first, researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto have launched a pilot clinical trial to determine the safety, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy of using focused ultrasound to help patients with...
1-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Patient Treated with Focused Ultrasound in Parkinson's Disease Pivotal Trial

The first patient in a multicenter pivotal trial using focused ultrasound to address the major motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease has been treated at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York.
26-Apr-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MITA Announces Partnership with the Focused Ultrasound Foundation

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the Focused Ultrasound Foundation to raise awareness of focused ultrasound technology among policymakers, payers, and medical specialty societies.
26-Apr-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Focused Ultrasound to Treat Essential Tremor Just One of Many Game-Changing Applications, Says Expert

10-Jul-2018 1:20 PM EDT

Workshop Develops Research Roadmap for Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Brain Disorders

The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation convened a workshop on Magnetic Resonance guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery and the brain in Washington DC from March 21-23, 2009.
22-May-2009 12:00 AM EDT

First Major Medical Meeting Convening for MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer, Stroke, Fibroids, Other Conditions

The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation is pleased to announce the convening of the first major International Symposium dedicated to the current and future use of magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) "“ a...
24-Nov-2008 8:55 AM EST

Researcher at Brigham and Women's Hospital Awarded Research Grant by the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation (FUSF)

The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation (FUSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing new applications for and accelerating the worldwide adoption of magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound surgery, today announced that it has...
24-Nov-2008 8:55 AM EST

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation was created to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide by accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound therapies. The Foundation works to clear the path to global adoption by coordinating and funding research and educational activities, creating partnerships and fostering collaboration among stakeholders, and building awareness of the technology among patients and professionals. The Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that focused ultrasound finds its place as a mainstream therapy for a range of neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and stroke as well as uterine fibroids, cancer and other life-threatening conditions within years, not decades. Since its establishment in 2006, the Foundation has become the largest non-governmental source of funding for focused ultrasound research. More information about the Charlottesville, Virginia-based Foundation can be found at www.fusfoundation.org.

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