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First Patient Enrolled in Trial for Bilateral Treatment of Essential Tremor

Researchers at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London recently announced that they had completed treatment...

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Educating Policymakers on Focused Ultrasound: The Foundation and MITA Join Patients and Physicians on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, February 26, a group of patients and physicians convened on Capitol Hill to educate...

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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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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


Sherry Sharp founded the Rick Sharp Alzheimer’s Foundation in memory of her husband and to bring a greater awareness to the need for research funding....
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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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CarThera is making strides in treating patients with serious brain tumors. We interviewed their Scientific Director, Michael Canney, PhD, to learn more about this dynamic company....
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