Now Accepting Applications for Global Internships

Each year, the Foundation’s Global Internship Program offers students who are interested in focused ultrasound the opportunity...

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Progress in Focused Ultrasound for Glioblastomas

Focused ultrasound researchers worldwide are making unprecedented progress in addressing the unmet need of providing life-extending...

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Scientific American Article Highlights Focused Ultrasound for Alzheimer's

An article by Scientific American - "Battling Alzheimer's through Better Access to the Brain" - addresses recent...

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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, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Written by Kelsie Timbie, PhD Published: February 14, 2019
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Patient Stories


After his wife's battle with cancer and Alzheimer's and his own diagnosis of stage-four cancer, Lester's interest in medical research took a personal turn...
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Dr. Dheeraj Gandhi has been involved in all aspects of clinical focused ultrasound work at the University of Maryland...
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EDAP TMS is a French company specialized in focused ultrasound treatment of the prostate...
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* This information will be updated annually. Current figures are as of December 31, 2017

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