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Dates and Location Set for 2012 International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound Therapy


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 26, 2011) – The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation has announced the dates and location for the 3rd International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound Therapy. The meeting will be held October 14-17, 2012 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, MD, USA.

Targeted to scientists, clinicians and others interested in current and future applications of focused ultrasound, the 2012 symposium will spotlight research and clinical developments. The program will include plenary sessions, panel and small group discussions, poster presentations and technical exhibits.

Preliminary symposium topics include:

  • Focused ultrasound technology
  • Brain applications
  • Prostate applications
  • Breast applications
  • Liver applications
  • Back and neck pain, other applications
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Bone tumors
  • Focused ultrasound-mediated drug delivery
  • Accelerating Development & Adoption

Click here for up-to-date symposium information.


About the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation

Driven by the desire to save lives, alleviate suffering and prevent disability, the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation is devoted to advancing one of modern medicine’s most promising and game-changing technologies, noninvasive focused ultrasound (FUS).

Founded in 2006 and based in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Foundation is a high-performance, not-for-profit organization with global reach and an entrepreneurial spirit. To accelerate the availability and reimbursement of FUS treatments, we host symposia and workshops, fund research and fellowships, support the establishment of FUS Centers of Excellence, promote patient awareness and education, and serve as the nexus of a collaborative research network consisting of sites and investigators around the world. Our work is made possible by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations.  For complete information, visit

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Ellen C. McKenna, Director of Communications

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