Scientists and clinicians who are researching uses of MR-guided focused ultrasound are encouraged to submit abstracts for the upcoming 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound.  The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, August 16.

Scheduled for October 17-20 in the Washington, D.C. area, this landmark event will spotlight leading edge preclinical, translational and clinical research related to one of today’s most promising and innovative therapeutic technologies. The symposium will offer a multifaceted exploration of this emerging field and feature plenary sessions, panel discussions, poster presentations and technical exhibits.

During its quarterly meeting on August 4, the Foundation's Board of Directors elected Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D. to a three-year term. As Foundation Chairman Neal Kassell, M.D. commented, “We are honored to welcome Dr. von Eschenbach to our board. His long-standing commitment to serving the public good by accelerating the availability of innovative medical treatments is well matched to the mission and goals of this organization. We look forward to benefitting from his vast experience, transformative perspective and eminent leadership.” 

The Foundation’s Focused Ultrasound-mediated Targeted Drug Delivery Program (FUS-TDD) has announced the formation of a Core Stakeholders Group that includes many of today’s leading researchers and experts:

The Foundation’s patient support organization, Fibroid Relief, will conduct its second Coffee and Conversation event in London on Saturday, July 31.

Presented in partnership with St. Mary’s Hospital, the event will offer an intimate, safe and supportive environment where past and present uterine fibroid sufferers can talk freely about their experiences, share knowledge and learn from each other.

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