January 16, 2020 - Important Changes to 2020 Symposium – and more news

January 16, 2020
Symposium 2020: Important Changes
Preliminary Program and Scientific Program Committee Also Released

The Foundation’s 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound will now take place November 8-13, 2020. We’ve extended the meeting by one day to incorporate the growth of focused ultrasound research and clinical experience taking place around the world.

The meeting's Preliminary Program and Scientific Program Committee have also been announced.

 Foundation News
Tractography Workshop White Paper Now Available

A summary is now available for the Foundation's technical workshop to explore the use of tractography for focused ultrasound target visualization and treatment planning.


Ann Taylor Joins Foundation as Chief Relationship Officer

Bringing more than 27 years of nonprofit leadership experience, Ann Taylor will maintain high-level relationships that increase the impact of focused ultrasound. 


Employment Opportunities Available in Focused Ultrasound

The Foundation curates a hub of available positions within the international focused ultrasound community. In recent weeks, we've posted many new postdoctoral research positions.


Patient News
Reimbursement Update: Medicare May Soon Cover Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor across US

Widespread Medicare reimbursement for focused ultrasound treatment of essential tremor has been proposed, and patients can expect a ruling soon.


 More Patient News
Research News
Meeting Report: Acoustical Society of America

Special sessions at the ASA's 178th Meeting that were of interest to the focused ultrasound community covered quantitative ultrasound, phantom evaluation, and the bioeffects of cavitation. 


Meeting Report: 7th Emirates International Neurosurgical Conference

Researchers from the University of Palermo shared two-year data on focused ultrasound for movement disorders at a recent meeting in United Arab Emirates. 


Platform Aims to Streamline Peer-Review Process

Review Commons is a new service designed to simplify the peer-review of life science data and facilitate its publication.

Visit our free, online research library of focused ultrasound publications.
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Industry News
Company Profile: Pro-HITU 

Pro-HITU is a high-tech Chinese research and development company building ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound systems. Though initially targeting uterine fibroids, the company is looking to treat other types of tumors, such as pancreatic cancer.


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Upcoming Events
January 23-26, 2020 North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV

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 | Submit an abstract now!

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

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

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