21st Century Cures 2.0: Accelerating Medical Innovation for Patients
The Foundation supports the modernization of our healthcare policies to drive innovative medical technologies and improve patient outcomes, as expressed in the recent 21st Century Cures 2.0 discussion draft.
First-in-Human Trial of Focused Ultrasound for Pediatric Brain Cancer Now Recruiting Patients
Researchers at Columbia University are seeking patients for a clinical trial using focused ultrasound to facilitate the delivery of chemotherapy to progressive diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPGs).
DIPGs are a malignant type of brain tumor that affects children around the age of five.
The study uses a novel, neuro-navigational device designed and tested at Columbia.