Abstract submissions were set to close last week for the 1st European Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Therapy. Organized by the Department of Radiology of the University of Rome La Sapienza, the symposium will be held September 22 and 23, 2011 in Rome.
Symposium topics include: technology, brain, breast, bone tumors, liver, pancreas, prostate, uterine fibroids and targeted drug delivery.
The FUS Foundation is a sponsor of this important event, which is expected to draw physicians, physicists and scientists from many European sites. During the meeting, the Foundation will be represented by our Chairman and Founder Neal Kassell, MD, who is serving as co-president of the symposium, and by Joy Polefrone, PhD and Heather Huff Simonin, MBA who are on the faculty.
Polefrone's presentation is entitled, "Focal Drug Delivery Program Update: How a Collaborative Approach Aims to Accelerate the Development of Clinical Applications." Simonin will discuss, "The Global Adoption of MR-guided FUS." Both talks are scheduled for Friday, September 23.