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Research Site Profile: The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Hospital

Children’s National Hospital is the Foundation’s first focused ultrasound Center of Excellence focused exclusively on pediatrics...

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Foundation’s First Remote Summer Internship Program a Success

This summer, the Foundation accepted seven students and recent graduates to work remotely on a range...

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Children’s National Hospital Becomes Foundation’s First Pediatric Center of Excellence

Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, is the first pediatric medical center to be named a...

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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, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Written by Neal F. Kassell, MD, with Chase Koch - Published: July 9, 2020

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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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Precision Acoustics designs and manufactures tools that measure the ultrasonic pressure, intensity, & range of focused ultrasound systems...
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