Newsletter Archive

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August 11, 2022 - Veterinary Trial Results for Canine Tumors – and more news… 11 August 2022 August 3, 2022 - State of the Field Report 2022 3 August 2022 July 21, 2022 - Partnering with Children's Tumor Foundation – and more news… 21 July 2022 July 8, 2022 – FUS for Parkinson's Dementia Pilot Results Published – and more news… 8 July 2022 June 24, 2022 - Carthera System Granted Breakthrough Device Designation - and more news 24 June 2022 June 10, 2022 - New Trial for Pediatric Brain Cancer - and more news 10 June 2022 May 26, 2022 - Symposium 2022: Don't Miss These Deadlines - and more news 26 May 2022 May 12, 2022 - UVA Health and Foundation Launch Cancer Immunotherapy Center - and more news 12 May 2022 April 21, 2022 - A Potential Therapy for Diabetes - and more news 21 April 2022 April 7, 2022 - Foundation Names New Development Director - and more news 7 April 2022 March 25, 2022 - Top Innovator Named Chief Technology Officer - and more news 25 March 2022 March 10, 2022 - Year in Review Report Available - and more news 10 March 2022 February 11, 2022 - New Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trial - and more news 11 February 2022 February 24, 2022 - Congressional Briefing Urges Research Funding - and more news 4 February 2022 January 27, 2022 - Multisite Collaborative Research Guidelines Released - and more news 27 January 2022 January 13, 2022 - New Trial for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer - and more news 13 January 2022 December 23, 2021 - Happy Holidays from the Foundation - and more news 23 December 2021 December 9, 2021 - FDA Approves New Prostate Device - and more news 9 December 2021 November 24, 2021 - Novel Research on Neurological Disorders Featured in JNS - and more news 24 November 2021 November 11, 2021 - FDA Approves FUS for Parkinson’s Disease - and more news 11 November 2021 October 28, 2021 - HistoSonics Device Earns FDA Breakthrough Designation - and more news 28 October 2021 October 13, 2021 - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Results Published - and more news 13 October 2021 September 30, 2021 - Patient’s Pain Relieved by Focused Ultrasound - and more news 30 September 2021 September 16, 2021 - Foundation’s Intern Program Sets Record - and more news 16 September 2021 August 26, 2021 - Turnkey Preclinical Focused Ultrasound Systems Developed - and more news 26 August 2021 August 12, 2021 - New Glioma Trial of Focused Ultrasound and Radiotherapy - and more news 12 August 2021 July 29, 2021 - Glioblastoma Patient: “I’m Grateful for Focused Ultrasound Trial” - and more news 29 July 2021 July 15, 2021 - Focus Feature: State of the Field Report 2021 15 July 2021 July 8, 2021 - Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Opens in UK – and more news… 8 July 2021 June 24, 2021 - First Glioblastoma Patient Treated at UVA – and more news… 24 June 2021 June 10, 2021 - Desmoid Tumor Treatment Approved – and more news… 10 June 2021 May 27, 2021 - Foundation Hosts Glioblastoma Workshop – and more news… 27 May 2021 May 13, 2021 - Multisite Trial for Bone Pain from Cancer – and more news… 13 May 2021 April 29, 2021 - Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound and Parkinson's Disease 29 April 2021 April 22, 2021 - New Trigeminal Neuralgia Clinical Trial – and more news 22 April 2021 April 8, 2021 - Year in Review Report Now Available – and more news 8 April 2021 March 25, 2021 - FUS-Enhanced Blood Test for Brain Tumors – and more news 25 March 2021 March 11, 2021 - Foundation Builds Upon Pediatrics Program – and more news 11 March 2021 February 25, 2021 - Symposium 2020 Proceedings Available - and more news 25 February 2021 February 11, 2021 - Advancing Women Leaders in Science - and more news 11 February 2021 January 28, 2021 - Election of US President Biden a Boon to Focused Ultrasound - and more news 28 January 2021 January 14, 2021 - UMC Utrecht Named Center of Excellence - and more news 14 January 2021 December 17, 2020 - Promising Alzheimer's Preclinical Research - and more news 17 December 2020 December 10, 2020 - Symposium Content Now Available Online 10 December 2020 December 3, 2020 - Focused Ultrasound Approved for Osteoid Osteomas – and more news 3 December 2020 November 5, 2020 - Symposium Preview Issue 5 November 2020 October 30, 2020 - Two Landmark Parkinson's Disease Studies Underway – and more news… 30 October 2020 October 15, 2020 - First Liver Tumor Trial Initiated in US – and more news… 15 October 2020 Focus Feature: Reimbursement for Focused Ultrasound 8 October 2020 September 24, 2020 - Children’s National Becomes Foundation’s First Pediatric Center of Excellence – and more news… 24 September 2020 Focus Feature: 2020 State of the Field Report 17 September 2020 September 10, 2020 - New Glioblastoma Clinical Trial Begins – and more news… 10 September 2020 September 3, 2020 - Two Iconic Leaders Join Foundation's Board of Directors 3 September 2020 August 27, 2020 - David M. Rubenstein, Neal F. Kassell, MD, and John Grisham Discuss Focused Ultrasound – and more news 27 August 2020 August 13, 2020 - Midyear Report Highlights Advances in the Field – and more news 13 August 2020 July 30, 2020 - Focused Ultrasound Depression Clinical Trial Results – and more news 30 July 2020 July 16, 2020 - Nationwide Medicare Reimbursement for Essential Tremor Treatment – and more news 16 July 2020 July 9, 2020 - FUS Foundation and Koch Disruptive Technologies Discuss Advancing Focused Ultrasound 9 July 2020 Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound and Cancer Immunotherapy 30 June 2020 June 25, 2020 - Nobel Laureate James Allison to Speak at 2020 Symposium – and more news 25 June 2020 June 11, 2020 - The Battens' Mission to Advance Focused Ultrasound – and more news 11 June 2020 May 28, 2020 - A Benign Pediatric Brain Tumor Case Report – and more news 28 May 2020 May 14, 2020 - Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders: Results Published – and more news 14 May 2020 April 30, 2020 - Foundation and Pancreatic Cancer UK Partner on Study – and more news 30 April 2020 April 16, 2020 - Year in Review Report Now Available – and more news 16 April 2020 March 26, 2020 - University of Michigan Researcher Awarded Lockhart Memorial Prize – and more news 26 March 2020 March 12, 2020 - Focused Ultrasound Advocacy Event in Washington, DC – and more news 12 March 2020 February 27, 2020 - Medicare Reimbursement for Parkinson’s Disease – and more news 27 February 2020 February 13, 2020 - Liver Cancer Clinical Trial Results – and more news 13 February 2020 January 30, 2020 - International Pancreatic Cancer Registry Launched – and more news 30 January 2020 January 16, 2020 - Important Changes to 2020 Symposium – and more news 16 January 2020 December 18, 2019 - Paris Site Named Eighth Center of Excellence – and more news 18 December 2019 November 27, 2019 - Five Sites Granted Funding for Pain Management Research – and more news 27 November 2019 November 14, 2019 - John Grisham’s “The Tumor” Reaches Major Milestone – and more news 14 November 2019 Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound and Psychiatric Disorders 7 November 2019 October 24, 2019 - Breast Cancer Trial Tests Novel Device – and more news 24 October 2019 October 10, 2019 - New Glioblastoma Trial of Opening Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy – and more news 10 October 2019 September 26, 2019 - ALS Clinical Trial Results Published – and more news 26 September 2019 September 12, 2019 - Foundation Challenge Fosters Research Collaboration – and more news 12 September 2019 August 29, 2019 - New Device Approved to Treat the Prostate – and more news 29 August 2019 August 15, 2019 - Remarkable Progress Documented in New Report – and more news 15 August 2019 July 31, 2019 - Foundation Partnership's First Year Highlights – and more news 31 July 2019 July 18, 2019 - FDA Approves New Brain Tumor Trial – and more news 18 July 2019 Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound and Chronic Pain 10 July 2019 June 27, 2019 - Asia Program Gathers Momentum – and more news 27 June 2019 Focused Ultrasound Foundation 2019 Spring Progress Report 19 June 2019 June 13, 2019 - Focused Ultrasound and Gene Therapy Provide Hope for Parkinson's – and more news 13 June 2019 May 30, 2019 - The Role of Focused Ultrasound in Pancreatic Cancer – and more news 30 May 2019 May 16, 2019 - Prostate Cancer Trial Results Announced – and more news 16 May 2019 April 24, 2019 - Focused Ultrasound Used to Identify Behavior-specific Regions of the Brain – and more news 24 April 2019 April 11, 2019 - Blood-Brain Barrier Opening May Facilitate Drug Delivery for Glioblastoma – and more news 11 April 2019 March 28, 2019 - Brain Treatment Simulation Software Validated – and more news 28 March 2019 March 14, 2019 - Bilateral Essential Tremor Trial Begins – and more news 14 March 2019 February 28, 2019 - Capitol Hill Fly-In Educates Policymakers and more news 28 February 2019 Focused Ultrasound Foundation 2018 Year In Review Report 22 February 2019 February 14, 2019 - John Grisham's "The Tumor" Available on Audiobook and more news 14 February 2019 January 30, 2019 - Progress in Focused Ultrasound for Glioblastomas and more news 30 January 2019 First Patient Treated in Epilepsy Clinical Trial 28 January 2019 January 17, 2019 - Alzheimer's Trial in Australia Receives $10M and more news 17 January 2019 December 2018 - A Year of Progress and More News… 20 December 2018 FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Tremor-Dominant Parkinson’s Disease 19 December 2018 Focus Feature: Symposium 2018 Highlights 27 November 2018 November 2018 - NaviFUS Launches Brain Tumor Trial in Taiwan and More... 15 November 2018 First Patient Treated in U.S. Neuropathic Pain Clinical Trial 30 October 2018 October 2018 - Focused Ultrasound Symposium Highlights Field's Progress and More... 25 October 2018 First US Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease Underway 19 October 2018 October 2018 - Symposium 2018 Preview Issue 17 October 2018 Focused Ultrasound Foundation 2018 Summer Progress Report 3 October 2018 September 2018 - Online Course on Therapeutic Ultrasound and more… 20 September 2018 August 2018 - Brain Tumor Clinical Trial Launched at University of Maryland and more… 23 August 2018 July 2018 - Alzheimer’s Study Results Published, US Trial Initiated and More 26 July 2018 Results of Landmark Focused Ultrasound Trial for Alzheimer's Published 25 July 2018 2018 State of the Field Report Now Available 27 June 2018 June 2018 - Foundation Focuses on Cancer Immunotherapy and More… 21 June 2018 May 2018 - International Registry Launches for Pediatric Bone Tumors and More… 29 May 2018 Depression Clinical Trial Opens in Canada 2 May 2018 April 2018 - First Parkinson's Patient Treated in Pivotal Trial and More… 26 April 2018 New Foundation Program Funds Veterinary Clinical Trials 19 April 2018 March 2018 - Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced and More… 22 March 2018 February 2018 - A Tribute to Speaker Howell and More… 21 February 2018 January 2018 - Focused Ultrasound Featured on Global Stage and More… 25 January 2018 Apply Now: Deadline is January 15 for FUS + Cancer Immunotherapy Funding 4 January 2018 December 2017 - 2017 Brings Landmark Achievement and more... 14 December 2017 November 2017 - Workshop Creates Roadmap for FUS and Psychiatric Disorders and more... 16 November 2017 Foundation Launches Veterinary Program 15 November 2017 Pioneering Trial Combines Focused Ultrasound & Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer 24 October 2017 October 2017 - First Clinical Trial Combines Focused Ultrasound and Immunotherapy 19 October 2017 September 2017 - Foundation Receives $10M Commitment and More 21 September 2017 $10M Matching Pledge to Foundation 14 September 2017 August 2017 - New Blog about Sen. John McCain’s Glioblastoma and More … 24 August 2017 July 2017 - Profound Medical Acquires Sonalleve and More … 20 July 2017 Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound For Essential Tremor 12 July 2017 June 2017 - Foundation Partnering on Cancer Immunotherapy and More … 22 June 2017 Focus Feature: 2017 State of the Field Report 8 June 2017 May 2017 - First Alzheimer’s Patients Treated and More… 25 May 2017 First Alzheimer’s Trial with Focused Ultrasound Begins 3 May 2017 April 2017 - Pediatric Brain Tumor Study Begins and More… 20 April 2017 March 2017 - New Approval for Uterine Fibroids and More… 23 March 2017 Focused Ultrasound Foundation 2016 Year in Review  7 March 2017 February 2017 - New Center of Excellence and More... 23 February 2017 January 2017 - Uterine Fibroid Progress and More... 19 January 2017 December 2016 - A Pivotal Year and More... 15 December 2016 Urgent Support Needed for 21st Century Cures Legislation 28 November 2016 Focused Ultrasound Foundation Fall 2016 Progress Report 22 November 2016 November 2016 - Sunnybrook Designated a Center of Excellence and more... 17 November 2016 October 2016: Focused Ultrasound Immunotherapy and More… 20 October 2016 Focus Feature: 2016 Symposium Highlights 29 September 2016 September 2016 - U. of Maryland Center of Excellence and More… 22 September 2016 News Flash - First Epilepsy Trial 8 September 2016 Foundation Supporting the Cancer Moonshot 31 August 2016 News Flash - Prestigious Journal Publishes ET Results  25 August 2016 August 2016 - Symposium Preview Issue 18 August 2016 July 2016 - FDA Approves FUS for Essential Tremor and More… 21 July 2016 FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound to Treat Essential Tremor 12 July 2016 June 2016 - Osteoid Osteoma Treatment Guidelines and More… 23 June 2016 May 2016 - Open Source FUS System Now Available and More… 26 May 2016 April 2016 - Profound Medical Earns CE Mark and More… 21 April 2016 CBS This Morning Features Focused Ultrasound 20 April 2016 Focus Feature: 2016 State of the Field Report 7 April 2016 March 2016 - ISTU Highlights and More... 24 March 2016 FUS Foundation 2015 Review 17 March 2016 February 2016 - Focused Ultrasound Poised for Growth in Japan and more... 25 February 2016 January 2016 - Grisham Book Now on Amazon and More… 21 January 2016 Focused Ultrasound Revolutionizes Prostate Treatment 7 January 2016 December 2015 - Happy Holidays and more.... 17 December 2015 John Grisham Writes FUS Book, Presents at TEDx 4 December 2015 Focused Ultrasound Foundation Fall Progress Report  24 November 2015 November 2015 - BBB Trial Makes Headlines and More.... 18 November 2015 Focus Feature: Focused Ultrasound Opens New Brain Frontier 12 November 2015 October 2015 - FDA Approves Upgraded Fibroid System and more... 22 October 2015 News Flash: FDA Approves First FUS System for Prostate 13 October 2015 News Flash - First Depression Clinical Trial Begins 29 September 2015 September 2015 - First US Parkinson’s Dyskinesia Treatment and more… 24 September 2015 September 2015 - New Methods to Utilize Focused Ultrasound 10 September 2015 September 2015 - News Flash: First US Parkinson's Treatments 1 September 2015 August 2015 - Immunotherapy Brain Study and More… 20 August 2015 July 2015 - FUS Pancreatic Cancer Survival Benefit and more.... 23 July 2015 Focus Feature: State of the Field 2015 25 June 2015 June 2015 - Opening New Frontiers of the Brain and more... 18 June 2015 Focus Feature: Cancer Immunotherapy 11 June 2015 May 2015 - Stanford Leads Innovation and more... 26 May 2015 April 2015 - Uterine Fibroid Reimbursement News and more... 24 April 2015 March 2015 - Potential to Treat Alzheimer's and more... 19 March 2015 February 2015 - Computerized Brain Treatment Simulation and More… 19 February 2015 January 2015 - Sonic Concepts Develops FUS Technology and More… 22 January 2015 December 2014 - Happy Holidays and More... 18 December 2014 News Flash: Study Published on Focused Ultrasound Treatment of OCD 9 December 2014 November 2014: Essential Tremor Enrollment Complete and More… 20 November 2014 Special Report - 2014 Symposium 27 October 2014 October 2014: 2014 Symposium Special Issue 9 October 2014 News Flash: First For Metastatic Brain Tumor 7 October 2014 September 2014: ICR and The Royal Marsden Celebrate Opening of Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence and More… 24 September 2014 August 2014: First Pediatric Bone Tumor Treatment and More... 28 August 2014 News Flash: Teen’s Pain Relieved Through Focused Ultrasound 7 August 2014 July 2014: Focused Ultrasound Pioneer Shares Wisdom and More… 24 July 2014 June 2014: Preclinical Research Demonstrates Potential for Treating Epilepsy and more... 30 June 2014 Focus Feature: Neuromodulation 25 June 2014 May 2014: Theraclion Begins First U.S. Breast Study and more... 21 May 2014 April 2014: Latest Advances in Focused Ultrasound Shared at the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound's Symposium and more... 29 April 2014 Focus Feature: Histotripsy 23 April 2014 March 2014: World's First Noninvasive Brain Tumor Treatment with Focused Ultrasound Thermal Ablation and more... 20 March 2014 News Flash: Brain Tumor Success 10 March 2014 February 2014: Foundation Publishes Global Report on Focused Ultrasound – A Resource for all Stakeholders and more... 20 February 2014 January 2014: Parkinson's Dyskinesia Study Begins and more... 30 January 2014 Bulletin January 2014 2 January 2014 December 2013: Happy Holidays and more... 18 December 2013 November 2013: Kona Medical's Focused Ultrasound System Treats Hypertension and more... 22 November 2013 October 2013: Experts Share Latest Advances at Rome Symposium and more... 29 October 2013 September 2013: Foundation and Philips Establish Center of Excellence at Institute of Cancer Research in London and more... 26 September 2013 August 2013: Essential Tremor Study Results Published and more... 29 August 2013 Bulletin August 2013 15 August 2013 July 2013: Brigham and Women's Hospital Awarded $6.3 million Grant from the National Cancer Institute to Study the Use of Focused Ultrasound to Treat Brain Tumors and more... 31 July 2013 June 2013: Grant from M.J. Fox Foundation Will Fund Focused Ultrasound Study and more... 26 June 2013 Bulletin June 2013 18 June 2013 May 2013: Seattle Center to be a Major Force in Focused Ultrasound Brain Studies and more... 23 May 2013 Bulletin May 2013 20 May 2013 April 2013: New Data Shows Focused Ultrasound has Positive Effect in Treating Essential Tremor and more... 29 April 2013 March 2013: New Men’s Healthcare Treatments Tap the Power of Focused Ultrasound and more... 29 March 2013 February 2013: Chang Performs World's First Focused Ultrasound Treatment for OCD and more... 26 March 2013 January 2013: Outlook 2013: Advances in Brain Treatments are a Bellwether for Focused Ultrasound's Future and more... 30 January 2013 December 2012: Chairman's Message and more... 19 December 2012 November 2012: Symposium News and more... 16 November 2012 Bulletin 2 October 2012 26 October 2012 Bulletin October 2012 23 October 2012 October 2012: Symposium Registration and more... 12 October 2012 September 2012: Final Program Set for 2012 Focused Ultrasound Symposium and more... 27 September 2012 August 2012: FDA Approves Launch of Parkinson's Disease Clinical Trial and more... 24 August 2012 July 2012: Symposium Abstract Submissions, Young Investigator Applications Soar and more... 25 July 2012 July 2012: Foundation Co-sponsoring Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound and more... 21 June 2012 May 2012: Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Edward Miller, MD, Joins Foundation Board and more... 24 May 2012 April 2012: Foundation's New Progress Report Chronicles a "Revolutionary" Year and more... 25 April 2012 March 2012: In Memoriam — David Heller and more... 15 March 2012 February 2012: Leadership profile: David and Diane Heller are Steadfast Supporters and more... 23 February 2012 January 2012: ABC World News Features Focused Ultrasound and more... 24 January 2012 December 2011: More than 135k People Have viewed focused Ultrasound Video within First Week of Its Posting on TEDtalk and TEDMED and more..V 15 December 2011 November 2011: Foundation Convenes 3rd Brain Workshop and more... 22 November 2011 Bulletin October 2011 28 October 2011 October 2011: Elias Reports Early ET Trial Data at CNS and more... 13 October 2011 September 2011: Gedroyc Named Honorary President of 2012 Symposium and more... 16 September 2011 August 2011: Study Shows FUS Provides Long-term Fibroid Patient Benefits and more... 18 August 2011 July 2011: FUSF is Funding New Clinical Trials for Brain Tumor and ET Patients and more... 14 July 2011 June 2011: Matzko Leads the Way in Surmounting Barriers to FUS Reimbursement and more... 16 June 2011 May 2011: FUSF Research Award Disbursements Top $2 Million, New Funding Schedule Set and more... 19 May 2011 April 2011: Image-Guided Drug Delivery and more... 13 April 2011 Bulletin March 2011 29 March 2011 March 2011: FUS Foundation Announces World’s First MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Essential Tremor and more... 9 March 2011 February 2011: Men's Health and MR-guided Focused Ultrasound and more... 17 February 2011 January 2011: Happy New Year and more... 14 January 2011 December 2010: Price Becomes Research Director at UVA FUS Center and more... 9 December 2010 November 2010: 2010 Symposium Previews Next Wave of Applications and more... 11 November 2010 October 2010: Final Symposium Program Announced and more... 6 October 2010 September 2010: Symposium Hotel Discount Ends September 27 and more... 15 September 2010 July 2010: “Early Bird” Registration Ending for MR-guided FUS Symposium and more... 8 July 2010 June 2010: Preliminary program and speakers set for 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound and more... 3 June 2010 May 2010: FUS Foundation’s Brain Program off to a Strong Start and more... 6 May 2010 April 2010: UK Researchers Receive $1.9 Million Grant to Develop Targeted Cancer Treatment and more... 8 April 2010 March 2010: The Heat is On at Celsion and more... 16 March 2010 February 2010: de Vink Elected to Foundation BOD and more... 9 February 2010 December 2009: “Center of Excellence” Opens at UVA and more... 3 December 2009 August 2009: Landmark Progress in Noninvasive Treatment of Brain Disorders and more 25 August 2009 May 2009: CBN Focused Ultrasound Feature and more... 22 May 2009 February 2009: Sunnybrook Research Institute and more... 2 April 2009 October 2008: Philips Unveils MRgFUS System and more... 2 April 2009 Bulletin March 2008 2 April 2009 February 2008: Mayo Clinic Interview and more... 2 April 2009 December 2007: New Expertise at the FUSF and more... 2 April 2009 November 2007: MRgFUS Featured at Leksell Symposium and more... 2 April 2009 October 2007: FUSF Research Award Recipient - Rich Price, Ph.D. and more... 2 April 2009 September 2007: Researcher Point of View and more... 2 April 2009 August 2007: MRgFUS for Uterine Fibroids Moves to Higher Paying Code and more... 2 April 2009 July 2007: MRgFUS Brain Study and more... 2 April 2009 June 2007: FUSF Cornerstone Grant and more... 2 April 2009 May 2007: GE Collaboration Announced and more... 2 April 2009 April 2007: What is Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery? and more... 2 April 2009