February 14, 2019

Bestselling author and Foundation Board member John Grisham calls it “the most important book I’ve ever written,” and now his short book The Tumor is available as an audiobook – with an introduction read by the author himself.

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 Foundation News
Register Now: History of Focused Ultrasound Webinar

On February 27, focused ultrasound pioneer and entrepreneur Naren Sanghvi will present a webinar entitled “High Intensity Focused Ultrasound – Past and Present.”

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Website Spotlight: Timeline of Focused Ultrasound

The Foundation’s website includes a timeline of the history of focused ultrasound, beginning with pre-1900 ultrasound discoveries through present-day milestones. 

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Blog Post Addresses Overcoming the Stigma of Negative Data

The scientific community has been aware of the existence of a publication bias since the 1950’s. What is a publication bias, and how does this affect science? 

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 Patient News
The Michael J. Fox Foundation Webinar to Discuss Parkinson’s Treatments

On February 21, a webinar by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will explore treatments for the disease, including focused ultrasound. 

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Essential Tremor Patient Finds Relief with Focused Ultrasound

Bill Purcell was able to hold his newborn grandchild without fear after his essential tremor was treated at the Cleveland Clinic.

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Research News
Now Accepting Applications for Global Internships

Each year, the Foundation’s Global Internship Program offers students who are interested in focused ultrasound the opportunity to work with esteemed mentors in the field.  

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Online Course on Pediatric Focused Ultrasound Now Available

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Therapeutic Ultrasound has released a new course by Stanford University’s Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD, on “MR-guided focused ultrasound: A pediatric application.”

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February 2019 Research Roundup

Swiss researchers used focused ultrasound to develop an approach for targeting the pallidothalamic tract in Parkinson’s disease. 

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Industry News
J.P. Morgan Healthcare Week Highlights Shifts in the Commercialization of Care

This annual conference offers insights into investment trends and how the Foundation’s FUS Partners initiative can support manufacturers. 

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Upcoming Events
February 14-17, 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

February 27–March 3, 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria

March 3-8, 2019 Winter School on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Les Houches, France 

March 23-28, 2019 Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas

April 28–May 2, 2019 Society For Thermal Medicine (STM) 36th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida


May 3-6, 2019 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

May 4-10, 2019 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June 13-15, 2019 Ultrasound Energy - ISTU and EUFUS Joint Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract Deadline is February 15, 2019.

 
 

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