March 28, 2019 - Brain Treatment Simulation Software Validated – and more news

March 28, 2019

A new study has validated Kranion’s ability to “see” how focused ultrasound waves behave as they pass through the skull while aiming for a particular target in the brain.

 Foundation News
Foundation Sponsors Students to Attend Winter School on Focused Ultrasound

The Foundation sponsored seven students to attend the Winter School in Les Houches, France. Learn more about each student and their research.


OSU Blog: How Focused Ultrasound Waves Eliminate Tremors

Ohio State University’s Dr. Vibhor Krishna describes how he uses focused ultrasound to relieve tremors associated with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. 


Donor Profile: Morry Blumenfeld

S. Morry Blumenfeld, PhD, is an authority on medical device development, specifically in the areas of imaging and minimally invasive procedures. 


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  • The Focused Ultrasound Foundation welcomes a new team member: Lauren Powlovich, Medical Writer
 Patient News
Brain Tumor Patient Treated in Toronto

Paul tells the story of his diagnosis and battle with glioblastoma and his decision to participate in a focused ultrasound trial.


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Research News
FUS Neuromodulation Controls Metabolism, Inflammation

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and GE Research scientists studied the use of focused ultrasound to regulate the body's metabolic and inflammatory systems. 


Meeting Report: European Congress of Radiology

Last month, more than 30,000 radiologists from around the world gathered in Vienna for the 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR).


Meeting Report: Intraoperative Imaging Society

At this important meeting the Foundation’s Brain Program Director, Francesco Prada, MD, hosted a practical course on intraoperative ultrasound. 


Research Roundup

A Swiss research group led by Dr. Daniel Jeanmonod sought to optimize preoperative planning for functional neurosurgeons using focused ultrasound.


Visit our free, online research library of focused ultrasound publications.
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Industry News
Profound Medical to Host Analyst & Investor Event

Profound Medical will host their inaugural Analyst & Investor Day on April 11 in New York where Foundation Chairman Neal Kassell, MD, will speak. This is the first event of its kind in the focused ultrasound industry, indicating an evolution toward commercialization. Advanced registration is required, and there will be a live webcast available for those who cannot attend. 



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Upcoming Events
March 29–April 3, 2019 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia

April 13-17, 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

April 28–May 2, 2019 Society For Thermal Medicine (STM) 36th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida

May 3-6, 2019 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

May 4-10, 2019 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June 9-13, 2019 14th Biennial Congress and Exhibition of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 10-11, 2019 Society for Image Guided Neurointerventions (SIGN), Baltimore, Maryland

June 13-15, 2019 Ultrasound Energy - ISTU and EUFUS Joint Meeting, Barcelona, Spain | Late-breaking poster submissions accepted until April 15.

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