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Category Project Name (Click on the project name for more info) Primary Research Site Principal Investigator Funding Dates 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 Brain Program
                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 - 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
                                        General, Cancer The Focused ultrasound mediated immune responses in metastatic melanoma
                                          Nov 01, 2015 - Nov 01, 2017 Brain Program
                                          Brain, General Neuronavigation-guided and Ultrasound-Monitored Human BBB-opening Focused...
                                            Nov 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2016 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
                                                              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, 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
                                                                          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, 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
                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                  General, Cancer Hypoxia-directed Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound Therapy
                                                                                                                                    Aug 01, 2011 - Jan 31, 2013 Research Award
                                                                                                                                    Brain, General Detection and Characterization of Intracranial Cavitation Activity
                                                                                                                                      Aug 01, 2011 - Jul 31, 2012 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                      Brain, General Study of standing waves and secondary focal spots
                                                                                                                                        Jun 15, 2011 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                        Brain tumors, Metastasis A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial MRI-Guided...
                                                                                                                                          Jun 15, 2011 - Jun 15, 2012 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                Psychiatric disorders A feasibility Study to Evaluate Safety and Initial Effectiveness of ExAblate...
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 Brain Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brain, General FUS Mediated Reversible Modulation of Region Specific Brain Function
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 Research Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brain tumors, General A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Blood-Brain Barrier...
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 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