Foundation Funded Research Projects

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Category Project Name (Click on the project name for more info) Primary Research Site Principal Investigator Funding Dates Program
Acoustic Backscatter-based 3D Mapping of Cavitation and Skull Surface in...
    Oct 31, 2017 - Dec 31, 2018 Research Award
    Back & neck pain Safety and initial feasibility of using the Neurolyser XR device for the...
      Sep 26, 2017 - Mar 25, 2019 Research Award
      Parkinson’s Disease MRgFUS Blood-Brain Barrier Drug Delivery with AAV2 Gene Therapy Microbubble...
        Sep 01, 2017 - Aug 31, 2018 Research Award
        Safety and Effectiveness of Sacroiliac Joint Palliation in Swine using MRgFUS
          Jul 01, 2017 - Jun 30, 2018 Research Award
          Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
            May 17, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 Brain Program
            Brain tumors, Metastasis Focused Ultrasound to Enhance Immunotherapy for Metastatic Brain Melanoma
              May 05, 2017 - Sep 04, 2018 Brain Program
              Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                May 01, 2017 - Nov 01, 2017 Brain Program
                Patterning of bone regeneration via ultrasound activation of heat shock-...
                  Mar 01, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018 Research Award
                  Brain tumors, General A Feasibility Safety Study Using the ExAblate 4000 system in Management of...
                    Feb 27, 2017 - Feb 26, 2019 Brain Program
                    Acoustic Parameters of Bone as a function of HU and MRI
                      Feb 20, 2017 - Feb 21, 2018 Brain Program
                      Alzheimer’s Disease
                        Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 11, 2019 Brain Program
                        Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                          Nov 29, 2016 - May 19, 2017 Brain Program
                          Real-time Treatment Monitoring by Diffusion MRI
                            Nov 29, 2016 - Nov 28, 2017 Brain Program
                            Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                              Nov 07, 2016 Brain Program
                              FUS-mediated Neuromodulation from Unanesthetized Freely-moving Animals
                                Oct 01, 2016 - Sep 30, 2017 Research Award
                                Pancreatic tumors Defining Basic Properties of Physical Immunotherapy using HIFU and Immune...
                                  Sep 07, 2016 - Jun 07, 2019 Immunotherapy
                                  Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                                    Aug 15, 2016 - Feb 15, 2017 Brain Program
                                    Parkinson’s Disease Antibody Delivery Through the BBB Opening in an Alpha-Synuclein Model
                                      Aug 15, 2016 - Oct 15, 2017 Brain Program
                                      Massively Parallel Nonlinear Ultrasound Simulation of Histotripsy in the Brain
                                        Jul 18, 2016 - Jul 18, 2017 Brain Program
                                        Liver tumors A novel genetic reprogramming therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma using...
                                          Jul 01, 2016 - Jun 30, 2017 Research Award
                                          Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Ultrasound-mediated delivery of siRNA for enhancing temozolomide efficacy...
                                            Jun 01, 2016 - Dec 15, 2017 Research Award
                                            Parkinson’s Disease Minimally-Invasive Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease Achieved by the Focused U...
                                              Feb 04, 2016 - Feb 03, 2017 Brain Program
                                              General, Cancer Ultrasound ablation combined with immunotherapy: priming to enhance efficacy
                                                Feb 01, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017 Brain Program
                                                Brain, General Development and Calibration of MR Techniques for In-Vivo Bone Thermometry
                                                  Feb 01, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017 Brain Program
                                                  Alzheimer’s Disease Effects of FUS on CNS Uptake and Efficacy of an Anti-Amyloid Antibody in Aged...
                                                    Feb 01, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017 Brain Program
                                                    Neuro Focused Ultrasound MR Coil Fabrication and Testing
                                                      Jan 06, 2016 - Apr 06, 2017 Brain Program
                                                      Kidney tumors Evaluation of the Systemic Response to Boiling Histotripsy Treatment for Renal...
                                                        Dec 01, 2015 - Apr 30, 2017 Research Award
                                                        Brain tumors, General A Chronic Pig Study of Transcranial Histotripsy for Treatment of Brain Tumors
                                                          Nov 11, 2015 - Dec 18, 2015 Brain Program
                                                          Brain, General Neuronavigation-guided and Ultrasound-Monitored Human BBB-opening Focused...
                                                            Nov 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2016 Brain Program
                                                            General, Cancer The Focused ultrasound mediated immune responses in metastatic melanoma
                                                              Nov 01, 2015 - Nov 01, 2017 Brain Program
                                                              Brain, General Transcranial Histotripsy for Treatment of Brain Tumors
                                                                Oct 21, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016 Brain Program
                                                                Brain, General Method for fully 3D volumetric thermometry, with application to transcranial...
                                                                  Oct 09, 2015 - Oct 08, 2016 Brain Program
                                                                  Bone, Non-metastases Pediatric Focused Ultrasound Computational Data Center and Registry
                                                                    Oct 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2017 Research Award
                                                                    Back & neck pain Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) for the Treatment of Spinal Disc...
                                                                      Oct 01, 2015 - Sep 30, 2016 Research Award
                                                                      Brain, General Thermal Dose Experiment in a Pig Model
                                                                        Jul 24, 2015 - Feb 19, 2016 Brain Program
                                                                        Atrial Fibrillation Trans-Esophageal Cardiac Ablation Using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: A...
                                                                          Jun 01, 2015 - Nov 30, 2016 Research Award
                                                                          Movement Disorders, General Modulated focused ultrasound for treatment of de-myelinating axons in multiple...
                                                                            Jun 01, 2015 - Nov 30, 2016 Research Award
                                                                            Back & neck pain Treatment of facetogenic lumbar back pain
                                                                              Mar 02, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016 Research Award
                                                                              General, Cancer Sonodynamic therapy for treatment of C6 glioma in a rat model – Step 2: P...
                                                                                Feb 12, 2015 - Feb 11, 2016 Brain Program
                                                                                Parkinson’s Disease Focused Ultrasound for Increased Delivery of Intranasal DNA Nanoparticles to...
                                                                                  Feb 01, 2015 - Jan 31, 2017 Research Award
                                                                                  Brain, General Noninvasive targeted neuromodulation and functional imaging in behaving macaques
                                                                                    Feb 01, 2015 - Jul 30, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                    Brain, General Enhancement of FUS Mediated Delivery of Stem Cells to Brain
                                                                                      Feb 01, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                      Brain tumors, Metastasis A Feasibility Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial...
                                                                                          Nov 13, 2014 - May 12, 2015 Brain Program
                                                                                          Brain tumors, General MR-Guided Ultrasound Neurosurgery for the Treatment of Brain Tumors
                                                                                            Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 09, 2016 Brain Program
                                                                                            Bone, Non-metastases Magnetic Resonance-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Pain Management...
                                                                                              Sep 12, 2014 - Sep 11, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                              Microbubble cloud formation from ultrasound contrast agents during histotripsy...
                                                                                                Aug 01, 2014 - Nov 30, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                                General, Technology Real-time 3D MR Thermometry for Focused Ultrasound Surgery
                                                                                                  Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                                  Brain, General Non-Invasive Treatment of Pediatric Neurological Disorders using MR-guided...
                                                                                                    Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                                    General, Technology Image-guided Non-invasive Ultrasonic Thrombolysis Using Histotripsy
                                                                                                      Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2018 Research Award
                                                                                                      General, Cancer Sonodynamic therapy for treatment of C6 glioma in a rat model – Step 1: F...
                                                                                                        Jun 03, 2014 - Sep 03, 2014 Brain Program
                                                                                                        Brain, General MR Temperature Imaging Toolbox for Focused Ultrasound Neurosurgery
                                                                                                          Jun 01, 2014 - May 31, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                                          Uterine fibroids Accelerated focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroids with MR guided...
                                                                                                              Jun 01, 2014 - May 31, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                                              General, Cancer Feasibility of MR guided Lung Cancer ablation using saline flooded lung
                                                                                                                Jun 01, 2014 - Aug 31, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                                                General, Cancer Deep Penetrating Triggered Release Nanoparticles As Tumor Radiosensitizers
                                                                                                                  Dec 01, 2013 - Nov 30, 2014 Research Award
                                                                                                                  Head and neck cancer Magnetic Resonance Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Head and Neck...
                                                                                                                    Dec 01, 2013 - Jun 01, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                                                    General, Technology Nanoagents for improving focused ultrasound thermal delivery to tumors with...
                                                                                                                      Jul 01, 2013 - Dec 15, 2014 Research Award
                                                                                                                      Prostate The Effect of Focused Ultrasound Ablation on Adjacent Nerve Function
                                                                                                                        Jun 30, 2013 - May 31, 2018 Research Award
                                                                                                                        Osteoarthritis Pain Alleviation of Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery...
                                                                                                                          Jun 10, 2013 - Jun 01, 2016 Research Award
                                                                                                                          FUS-mediated Functional Neuromodulation for Neurophysiologic Assessment in a...
                                                                                                                            Jun 01, 2013 - May 31, 2014 Research Award
                                                                                                                            Epilepsy Target-Specific FUS Treatment Envelope Survey in Cadaveric and Ex-Vivo...
                                                                                                                              Mar 26, 2013 - Jun 25, 2013 Brain Program
                                                                                                                              Prostate MR Directed Focal Hyperthermia for Pelvic Disease
                                                                                                                                Dec 01, 2012 - Dec 10, 2014 Research Award
                                                                                                                                A New Application for MR-guided Focused Ultrasound: Amplification and...
                                                                                                                                  Nov 01, 2012 - Oct 31, 2014 Research Award
                                                                                                                                  Brain, General In vivo transcranial cavitation study of low-frequency focused ultrasound in...
                                                                                                                                    Sep 17, 2012 - Sep 16, 2013 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                    Parkinson’s Disease A Feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of ExAblate...
                                                                                                                                        Sep 12, 2012 - Dec 12, 2013 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                        Brain, General Phase Aberration Correction for Transcranial MRgFUS using a Hybrid Simulation...
                                                                                                                                          Aug 17, 2012 - Aug 16, 2013 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                          Alzheimer's Disease Blood-brain barrier opening for facilitating drug delivery in neurological and...
                                                                                                                                            Aug 01, 2012 - Jul 31, 2013 Research Award
                                                                                                                                            Pancreatic tumors MR-guided HIFU enhanced targeted drug delivery for treatment of pancreas...
                                                                                                                                              Mar 09, 2012 Liver/Pancreas Program
                                                                                                                                              Brain tumors, General Targeted Delivery of Controlled Release Nanoparticles to Brain Tumors Using...
                                                                                                                                                Jan 01, 2012 - Dec 31, 2017 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                Uterine fibroids Updated Costs of Uterine Fibroid Treatments Including Focused Ultrasound Surgery
                                                                                                                                                  Nov 15, 2011 - Nov 14, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                  Brain tumors, General Tests of microbubble-enhanced ablation in a large animal model with a...
                                                                                                                                                    Oct 01, 2011 - Dec 31, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                    Brain, General Detection and Characterization of Intracranial Cavitation Activity
                                                                                                                                                      Aug 01, 2011 - Jul 31, 2012 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                      General, Cancer Hypoxia-directed Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound Therapy
                                                                                                                                                        Aug 01, 2011 - Jan 31, 2013 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                        Brain tumors, Metastasis A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial MRI-Guided...
                                                                                                                                                          Jun 15, 2011 - Jun 15, 2012 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                          Brain, General Study of standing waves and secondary focal spots
                                                                                                                                                            Jun 15, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                            Essential Tremor A Feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of ExAblate...
                                                                                                                                                              Jun 13, 2011 - Jun 13, 2012 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                              Pancreatic tumors Image-Guided Drug Delivery to Tumors using Ultrasound-Activated Perfluorocarbon...
                                                                                                                                                                Apr 15, 2011 - Jul 15, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                Brain tumors, General Delivery of Brain Tumor-Penetrating Nanoparticles Across the Blood Brain...
                                                                                                                                                                  Apr 01, 2011 - Dec 31, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                  Essential Tremor A safety and feasibility study of MR-guided focused ultrasound lesioning in the...
                                                                                                                                                                    Apr 01, 2011 - Jun 30, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                    Brain, General Direct Correction of Transcranial Ultrasonic Focusing Based on MR-ARFI Guidance
                                                                                                                                                                      Mar 21, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                      Metabolic Disorders, General MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation of Visceral Fat: A new treatment for...
                                                                                                                                                                        Mar 15, 2011 - Mar 14, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                        Essential Tremor A Feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of ExAblate...
                                                                                                                                                                          Feb 07, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                          Breast tumors Heterogeneity correction for improved breast cancer ablation
                                                                                                                                                                            Feb 01, 2011 - Mar 31, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                            Brain, General Method for fully 3D volumetric thermometry, with application to transcranial...
                                                                                                                                                                              Jan 27, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                              Essential Tremor A Radiographic and Histologic Comparison Between Radiofrequency, Gamma Knife...
                                                                                                                                                                                Dec 01, 2010 - Feb 28, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                Brain, General Potential Impact of standing waves and secondary focal spots on ultrasonic...
                                                                                                                                                                                  Nov 01, 2010 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                  General, Cancer Development and clinical evaluation of MR-guided focused ultrasound for...
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sep 24, 2010 - Dec 31, 2012 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                    Brain, General MR Bone Imaging
                                                                                                                                                                                      Aug 20, 2010 - Aug 19, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                      Stroke, Hemorrhagic MR Visualization of Arterial Thrombus
                                                                                                                                                                                        Aug 20, 2010 - Aug 19, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                        Breast tumors Robust MR Thermometry for MRgHIFU in Breast and Liver: Joint Research between...
                                                                                                                                                                                          Jun 01, 2010 - Sep 30, 2011 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                          Stroke, Thromboembolic Imaging Atlas of Clot
                                                                                                                                                                                            Apr 01, 2010 - Aug 31, 2010 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                            Stroke, Hemorrhagic Transcranial MRI Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery for Intracerebral Hemorrhage
                                                                                                                                                                                              Jan 25, 2010 - Jan 24, 2012 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                              Breast tumors MRI-guided localized delivery of chemotherapy using paramagnetic...
                                                                                                                                                                                                Jan 01, 2010 - Aug 31, 2011 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                Breast tumors Induction of an immune response to breast cancer with MR-guided focused...
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dec 01, 2009 - Nov 30, 2011 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brain, General Transcranial Sound Field Characterization Using High Intensity Focused...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Oct 28, 2009 - Nov 01, 2010 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brain, General Study of standing waves and secondary focal spots: A Preliminary Feasibility...
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sep 16, 2009 - Jul 06, 2010 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Uterine fibroids Microbubble -Enhanced FUS for more Efficient Therapy for Uterine Fibroids
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jul 10, 2009 - Jan 10, 2011 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                        General, Drug Delivery Creation and validation of a clinically-relevant ultrasound-enhanced drug...
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jun 18, 2009 - Dec 18, 2010 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Neuropathic pain Treatment of chronic functional brain disorders (thalamocortical dysrhythmia)...
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jan 01, 2009 - Dec 31, 2009 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                            General, Drug Delivery Translational Studies of the Effects of Pulsed HIFU using a Modified Clinical...
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sep 30, 2008 - Aug 31, 2013 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Prostate MR-Guided Pulsed High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Enhancement of Docetaxel...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jul 01, 2008 - Jun 30, 2009 Research Award
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