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
Alzheimer’s Disease
    Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 11, 2019 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 29, 2016 - May 19, 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 Brain Program
              Parkinson’s Disease Antibody Delivery Through the BBB Opening in an Alpha-Synuclein Model
                Aug 15, 2016 - Oct 15, 2017 Brain Program
                Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                  Aug 15, 2016 - Feb 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 - May 31, 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
                                              Back & neck pain Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) for the Treatment of Spinal Disc...
                                                Oct 01, 2015 - Sep 30, 2016 Research Award
                                                Bone, Non-metastases Pediatric Focused Ultrasound Computational Data Center and Registry
                                                  Oct 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2017 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
                                                            Brain, General Enhancement of FUS Mediated Delivery of Stem Cells to Brain
                                                              Feb 01, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016 Research Award
                                                              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 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 Image-guided Non-invasive Ultrasonic Thrombolysis Using Histotripsy
                                                                          Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2018 Research Award
                                                                          Brain, General Non-Invasive Treatment of Pediatric Neurological Disorders using MR-guided...
                                                                            Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2015 Research Award
                                                                            General, Technology Real-time 3D MR Thermometry for Focused Ultrasound Surgery
                                                                              Jul 01, 2014 - Jun 30, 2015 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
                                                                                  General, Cancer Feasibility of MR guided Lung Cancer ablation using saline flooded lung
                                                                                    Jun 01, 2014 - Aug 31, 2015 Research Award
                                                                                    Uterine fibroids Accelerated focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroids with MR guided...
                                                                                        Jun 01, 2014 - May 31, 2016 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
                                                                                            Brain tumors, Metastasis A Feasibility Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial...
                                                                                                Jul 12, 2013 - Nov 01, 2015 Brain Program
                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                            General, Technology MR-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound -- Temperature Measurement
                                                                                                                                                                                              Feb 01, 2008 - Jan 31, 2009 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                              Brain, General FUS Mediated Reversible Modulation of Region Specific Brain Function
                                                                                                                                                                                                Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                Psychiatric disorders A feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of ExAblate...
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brain tumors, General A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Blood-Brain Barrier...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Acoustic Parameters of Bone as a function of HU and MRI
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brain tumors, Glioblastoma Focused Ultrasound Immunomodulation in a Mouse GL261 Intracranial Glioma
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Back & neck pain MRgFUS for Treating Facet Rhizotomy
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Research Award