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Two Landmark Studies Advance Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – (October 30, 2020) A team of researchers in Madrid, Spain, and another team in...

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Foundation-Funded Research Update: A Novel Skin Cooling Device

A collaborative research team led by Allison Payne, PhD, and Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD, recently completed...

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Focused Ultrasound for Breast Cancer: Nine Clinical Trials Underway

The focused ultrasound research community is actively pursuing the treatment of various stages of breast cancer...

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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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A distinguished executive in the financial industry, Rick Frisbie shares his passion for how focused ultrasound could change healthcare...
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Our latest Center of Excellence is focused on treating pediatric solid tumors and novel cancer applications of focused ultrasound...
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For more than 30 years, Onda has been developing technologies to measure ultrasound waves...
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