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Focused Ultrasound Foundation Launches Veterinary Program

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has launched a veterinary program to study focused ultrasound therapies for the treatment of animals. The initiative enables veterinary researchers to test state-of-the-art therapies in their patients, while...
14-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Focused Ultrasound Foundation Receives Transformative $10 Million Gift to Accelerate Development and Adoption of Game-changing Therapeutic Technology

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has received a pledge of $10 million in unrestricted funds from an anonymous donor to be matched 1:1 by 2022. This pledge comes at a pivotal time for the Foundation and the focused ultrasound field.
1-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Ever Clinical Trial Evaluating Keytruda in Combination with Focused Ultrasound for Metastatic Breast Cancer Begins at University of Virginia

For the first time, non-invasive focused ultrasound therapy is being used to ablate (or destroy) a portion of the primary tumor or metastatic tumors in conjunction with the cancer immunotherapy drug Keytruda.
24-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Richard Price of UVA Receives Inaugural Andrew J. Lockhart Prize

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation announced that Richard Price, PhD, professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and radiation oncology at the University of Virginia, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the $75,000 Andrew J. Lockhart...
6-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Results of Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Osteoid Osteoma Published

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Karun Sharma, MD, PhD, Director of Interventional Radiology, and colleagues at Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC, have completed their clinical trial to treat benign but...
27-Sep-2017 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Essential Tremor Marks One Year Since FDA Approval

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The field of focused ultrasound achieved a critical milestone in July 2016 with the approval of the first ever brain indication for the technology in the US. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Insightec’s Exablate Neuro focused...
7-Aug-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Cancer Research Institute Partner to Advance Cancer Immunotherapy

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUSF) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) are establishing a partnership with the goal of advancing the development of new focused ultrasound (FUS) and cancer immunotherapy treatments. Both organizations...
22-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Alzheimer's Trial with Focused Ultrasound Begins

Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto have begun the world’s first clinical trial evaluating the feasibility and safety of opening the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) utilizing focused...
3-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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