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Foundation’s Asia Program Gathers Momentum

Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD, and Asia Program Director Jessica Lukens recently returned from a...

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Focused Ultrasound and Gene Therapy Provide Hope for Parkinson's

Focused ultrasound researchers at Columbia University recently published a paper that is garnering attention in the...

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UVA Capstone Students Conduct Projects at Foundation

In January the Foundation welcomed six interns from the University of Virginia for their capstone projects...

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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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Patient Stories


Dr. Jimmy Wright grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended The Westminster Schools. He received his undergraduate degree from the ....
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Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc discusses focused ultrasound research and clinical care at Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust...
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FUSMobile has just completed a clinical trial with its compact, mobile, and user-friendly focused ultrasound device...
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