The Foundation and the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) are discussing alternative methods to present key data after the postponement of ISTU 2020. The two organizations are exploring ideas for a special session at the Foundation’s 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound in November, which would include research presented by the ISTU 2020 Annual Award Winners. 

istu logo 200ISTU 2020 was set to take place in Korea this May, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers decided to reschedule the meeting. The date for ISTU 2021 in Gyeongju, Korea, will be announced soon.  

The Foundation team continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation as we finalize plans for the biennial meeting. Currently, the Symposium will be held as planned, November 8-13, 2020, in McLean, Virginia.

“The annual ISTU meeting is invaluable for the therapeutic ultrasound research community, and many at the Foundation look forward to attending each year,” said Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD. “We have the unique and fortunate opportunity to provide a platform for some of those who had planned to present at ISTU a chance to share their data among colleagues during a special session in November.”

Session details remain under discussion, but we will share more information as it becomes available.

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