• A family health condition led the Boehlys to learn of the Foundation and the promise of focused ultrasound.
  • They decided to get involved to help make focused ultrasound available to countless patients.

  • The University of Oxford has begun a Phase I clinical trial investigating heat-activated chemotherapy triggered by focused ultrasound in patients with pancreatic cancer.
  • The "PanDox" study uses Celsion Corporation’s ThermoDox® – a proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin.
  • Researchers will compare ThermoDox plus focused ultrasound to enhance delivery of the drug in unresectable pancreatic tumors, versus standard, systemic delivery of free doxorubicin.

  • Carolyn Yeh is a tremendous champion of focused ultrasound in Hong Kong.
  • The Council provides strategic advice, assists with raising funds, and builds awareness.

  • Dr. Shapiro’s work combines the physical interactions of ultrasound with synthetic biology – the field of science that redesigns organisms for useful purposes.
  • Dr. Shapiro leads a 28-person research laboratory at Caltech dedicated to ultrasound imaging and focused ultrasound.

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