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Media Coverage

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

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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 170 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, osteoid osteoma, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.

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Patient Stories

Donor Profile: Cassiopeia Foundation and Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller is a principal in the Cassiopeia Foundation, which has supported focused ultrasound research for neurodegenerative disorders.

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Investigator Profile: Sunnybrook Neurologist Sandra Black, MD

Dr. Black is a world-renowned neurologist who is investigating Alzheimer’s and dementia treatment from multiple angles.

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Company Profile: Sinoways

This Shanghai-based company is developing and testing a focused ultrasound device for the noninvasive treatment of uterine fibroids.

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Focused Ultrasound By The Numbers *

Device Manufacturers
Clinical Indications
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Research Sites
Treatment Sites

* This information will be updated periodically.