Excitement is building for the 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound, which has just announced that its roster of speakers, moderators and discussion leaders will include many internationally-known thought leaders, clinicians and researchers. Please see below for details.

Scheduled for October 17 through 20 in Washington, D.C., the symposium is now accepting abstract submissions and discounted early bird registrations. Complete information about the symposium can be found at www.fusfoundation.org/symposium 

Preliminary Program Overview

Session/Topic:

  • Welcome, Opening Remarks and Keynote Lectures
  • MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Technology
  • Focused Ultrasound-Mediated Targeted Drug Delivery
  • Brain
  • Prostate
  • Breast
  • Liver
  • Uterine Fibroids and Fertility
  • Bone Tumors
  • Back and Neck Pain, Other Applications
  • Late Breaking Research
  • Manufacturer Presentations
  • Accelerating Development & Adoption
  • General Poster Session
  • Highlights:  Posters and Late-breaking Research

 

Confirmed Speakers, Session Moderators and Panelists

Linda Bradley, M.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland

David Brenin, M.D.
Department of Surgery
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Falko Busse, Ph.D.
Philips Healthcare, Vantaa

William Bradley, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Paul Chipperton, M.B.A.
Profound Medical, Inc., Toronto

Rajiv Chopra, Ph.D.
Imaging Research
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Lawrence Crum, Ph.D.
Acoustics and Electromagnetics Department
University of Washington, Seattle

Erik Dumont, Ph.D.
Image Guided Therapy, Pessac

Rebecca Emerick, M.B.A.
InSightec, Dallas

Dieter Enzmann, M.D.

Department of Radiology
University of California, Los Angeles

Katherine Ferrara, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Davis

Mathias Fink, Ph.D.
Institut Langevin
French Institute for Health & Medical Research, Paris

Hidemi Furusawa, M.D.
Breast Surgical Oncology
Breastopia Namba Hospital, Tokyo

Wladyslaw Gedroyc, M.D.
Department of Interventional Magnetic
Resonance Imaging
St. Mary’s Hospital, London

Gail ter Haar, Ph.D.
Joint Department of Physics
Institute of Cancer Research, London

Heather Huff Simonin, M.B.A
Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation, Charlottesville

Mark Hurwitz, M.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer
Center
Harvard Medical School, Boston

Kullervo Hynynen, Ph.D.
Sunnybrook Research Institute
University of Toronto, Toronto

Ferenc Jolesz, M.D.
National Center for Image-Guided Therapy
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston

Neal Kassell, M.D.
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Laurence Klotz, M.D.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Laurent Leksell, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Elekta, AB, Stockholm

King Li, M.D., M.B.A.
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston

Matthias Matzko, M.D.
Amper Kliniken, AG, Dachau

Elliot McVeigh, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Chrit Moonen, Ph.D.
Imagerie Moléculaire et Fonctionnelle: de la
Physiologie à la Thérapie
University Victor Segalen, Bordeaux

Dennis Parker, Ph.D.
Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research
Departments of Bioengineering & Radiology
University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Raphael Pfeffer, M.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer

Mitchell Schnall, M.D.
Department of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Daniel Schultz, M.D.
Greenleaf Health, LLC, Washington, D.C.

Jacques Souquet, Ph.D.
Supersonic Imagine, Aix-en-Provence

Mickaël Tanter, Ph.D.
Institut Langevin
French Institute for Health & Medical Research, Paris

Clare Tempany, M.D.
National Center for Image-Guided Therapy
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston

Kobi Vortman, Ph.D.
InSightec, Tirat Carmel

Bradford Wood, M.D.
Center for Interventional Oncology
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda

- Written by Ellen C., McKenna

 

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