January 30, 2020
International Registry Launched for Focused Ultrasound in Pancreatic Cancer

The first patient has been enrolled in a multicenter, international registry to evaluate focused ultrasound as a treatment option for patients with pancreatic cancer. The initiative – called ARRAY – is being funded by the Foundation to help guide the future of research for this deadly disease. 

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 Foundation News
Foundation Creates a Presence in Washington, DC

The Foundation’s Chief Scientific Officer, Jessica Foley, PhD, is now serving as our full-time presence in Washington, DC.

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Symposium 2020 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus Now Available

The prospectus offers a variety of sponsor and exhibitor packages, as well as many advertising opportunities to increase your company's visibility at the meeting. 

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Focused Ultrasound Featured in New Book, The NeuroGeneration

Tan Le’s latest book prominently features focused ultrasound in a section called "The Sound of a Cure: A Medical Thriller." Tan Le is an inventor, explorer, entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of EMOTIV.

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Employment Opportunities Available in Focused Ultrasound

The Foundation curates a hub of available positions within the international focused ultrasound community. Many new postdoctoral research positions have been posted.

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Patient News
Alzheimer’s Patient Gives One Year Update

One year ago, Judi was the first patient to participate in a US trial assessing focused ultrasound for Alzheimer’s disease. 

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OCD Patient Shares Story for Mental Health Awareness

Jeffrey participated in a focused ultrasound trial for obsessive-compulsive disorder and shared his story as part of Bell Let's Talk Day, a Canadian initiative to raise awareness for mental health issues. 

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Research News
Neural Communication Restored in Alzheimer’s-affected Cells

Sunnybrook Research Institute scientists used focused ultrasound to deliver a restorative brain cell repair compound in preclinical Alzheimer’s studies. 

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Early Clinical Trial Results on Repeated Blood-brain Barrier Opening Published

The team at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, published preliminary findings of their trial evaluating focused ultrasound for blood-brain barrier opening in patients with glioblastoma. 

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Artificial Cranial Window Being Researched to Facilitate Ultrasound Brain Treatments

An international group of researchers tested a cranial prosthesis that could enable focused ultrasound brain treatments using ultrasound-guidance.

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Industry News
Profound Raises $40 million in Follow-on Public Offering

Profound Medical will use the funds to launch their TULSA-PRO® device in the US and continue commercialization of TULSA-PRO and Sonalleve® globally.

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Upcoming Events
February 13-16, 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA

February 25-26, 2020 US FDA Public Workshop - Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in Radiological Imaging, Bethesda, MD

April 16-17, 2020 11th National Image Guided Therapy Workshop, Rockville, MD 

May 17-20, 2020 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound, HICO, Gyeongju, Korea | Registration & abstract submission are now open!

September 10-13, 2020 European Association of Neuro-Oncology Meeting, Glasgow, UK 

October 5-7, 2020 The MedTech Conference, Toronto, Canada


November 8-13, 2020 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound, McLean, VA

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