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A New Method for Using Ultrasound Neuromodulation in Deep Regions of the Brain

Researchers in Hong Kong recently completed a study to improve targeting and effectiveness for low-intensity ultrasound...

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Foundation Mourns Loss of Two Friends and Supporters

We are sad to report the deaths of two dear friends and Foundation supporters, Albert Small...

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Natasha Sheybani, PhD, Receives NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

The award is given to outstanding junior scientists and enables them to launch an independent research...

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

What is Focused Ultrasound?

Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.
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What can Focused Ultrasound Treat?

Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 100 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Written by Jon K. Daigle and Kyle Morrison - Published: August 26, 2021
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Written by Neal F. Kassell, MD - Published: January 1, 2021

Patient Stories

DONOR PROFILES: KATIE & TODD BOEHLY

A family health condition led the Boehlys to learn about focused ultrasound and get involved with the Foundation...
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EXPERT PROFILES: NIR LIPSMAN, MD, PHD

Dr. Lipsman leads the clinical trial investigating focused ultrasound for patients with metastatic breast cancer at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre....
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INDUSTRY PROFILES: IMAGE GUIDED THERAPY

IMGT is a Korean company that is developing a nanotechnology-based gene and drug delivery system for enhanced immunotherapy solutions...
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