Top 10: Focused Ultrasound News from 2021


The Foundation’s most read news articles from 2021 featured groundbreaking clinical trials, FDA approvals, and patient stories. Readers were also interested in learning about breakthrough devices, workshops, and the history of the technology.

1. First Glioblastoma Patient Treated in Focused Ultrasound Clinical Trial at University of Virginia (June 24, 2021)

2. FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (November 4, 2021)

4. Glioblastoma Patient Grateful for Focused Ultrasound Trial (July 29, 2021)

5. Clinical Trial of Focused Ultrasound for Trigeminal Neuralgia Seeks Patients (April 22, 2021)

6. An Inside Look at Obtaining Breakthrough Device Designation | Blog by Sean Taffler, PhD, of Acoustiic (April 8, 2021)

7. The History of Focused Ultrasound | Presentation by Gail ter Haar, PhD (March 11, 2021)

8. Bubble Activity in Therapeutic Ultrasound Workshop Series (September 16, 2021)

9. Six Years after Clinical Trial, Parkinson’s Patient is Thankful for Focused Ultrasound (November 23, 2021)

10. NaviFUS Receives Approval for Focused Ultrasound Trial to Enhance Radiotherapy (August 4, 2021)