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August 13, 2020


IN THIS ISSUE
Top News | Foundation News | Symposium News | Research News | Industry News | Events
 
 
Foundation’s Midyear Report Showcases Advances Amidst Challenging Year

By all accounts, the past months have been challenging as we strive to accelerate the field of focused ultrasound during a global pandemic. While many of our efforts have transitioned to a more virtual format, we are proud of the Foundation’s achievements in the first half of this year. Please read our new Midyear Report and share it broadly.  
 
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VIDEO: UPDATES FROM FOUNDATION TEAM MEMBERS >
Foundation News
Blog: Neal Kassell, MD, and Chase Koch Discuss Investing in Focused Ultrasound

The final blog in a three-part series takes a closer look at Koch Disruptive Technologies' investments in the field and future investment plans.

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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST >

Donor Profile: Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association
®. Learn why he supports the Foundation as “an investment in a better world.”  

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Foundation Team Members Support No Kid Hungry Campaign

In July, the Foundation team concentrated its unified giving efforts on the national No Kid Hungry campaign.  

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Field Update: Focused Ultrasound for Psychiatric Disorders

The Foundation’s Director of Clinical Relationships, Suzanne LeBlang, MD, discusses applications of focused ultrasound for a wide range of psychiatric disorders.  

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SEE RECENT STUDY RESULTS FOR DEPRESSION >
Symposium News
Lawrence A. Crum, PhD, Receives Foundation’s 2020 Visionary Award

A leading expert in the fields of focused ultrasound and acoustics, Lawrence A. Crum, PhD, has been selected for the award given every two years at our Symposium.   

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Research News
New Dermatology Applications for Focused Ultrasound

Denmark-based TOOsonix announced the publication of two peer-reviewed studies on treating skin lesions, skin cancer, and tattoo ink removal.  

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Watch Now: Focused Ultrasound and Neurofibromatosis Webinar

The Foundation recently partnered with the Children’s Tumor Foundation to introduce focused ultrasound to the neurofibromatosis research community.

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WATCH THE RECORDING > 

ISTU To Hold Webinar on Focused Ultrasound in Oncology

On August 27, the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) will host a webinar with Joan Vidal-Jové, MD, PhD, titled “The Presence of Focused Ultrasound in Oncology: Linking Daily Oncology Practice with Basic Research."   

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Meeting Report: EMBC 2020 

With the theme of “Enabling Innovative Technologies for Global Healthcare,” the world’s largest international biomedical engineering conference included two presentations on focused ultrasound.

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More Research News
An Inside Look at Penn’s Brain-Zapping Treatment for Essential Tremor | Philadelphia Magazine
Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s: Ask the Expert | Medium
Regional One, Semmes Murphey Zap Cells in Brain that Cause Tremors | Daily Memphian
Targeted Ultrasound for Noninvasive Diagnosis of Brain Cancer | Washington University in St. Louis
Remote Control of CAR T Cells to Enhance Safety | Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Cohort Study of High-intensity Focused Ultrasound in the Treatment of Localised Prostate Cancer Treatment: Medium-term Results from a Single Centre | UroToday
Breaking the Blood Brain Barrier: Neurology’s Greatest Challenge | Pharmaceutical Technology
21 Stanford Affiliates Awarded Fulbright Grants | Stanford University
Industry News
Company Profile: TOOsonix  

TOOsonix A/S is a Denmark-based focused ultrasound company targeting a number of dermatological applications from tattoo removal to skin cancer.

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More Industry News
Siemens Healthineers Plans to Acquire Varian to Advance Fight Against Cancer and Strengthen its Position in Healthcare | Siemens Healthineers
Microvascular Therapeutics Receives NIH SBIR Phase I Funds for Its Alzheimer Program | PR.com

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Upcoming Events
 
August 14, 2020 Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Virtual Conference on Brain Metastases | virtual event 

September 6–11, 2020 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium | Las Vegas, NV and virtual event 

September 15, 2020 Breast Cancer Alliance’s “Hot Topics in Breast Cancer” Symposium | virtual event 

October 3–11, 2020 FOCAL2020: Frontiers in Oncologic Prostate Care and Ablative Local Therapy | Los Angeles, CA

October 5–7, 2020 The MedTech Conference | virtual event 


November 8–13, 2020 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound | virtual event

November 19–22, 2020 Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) 25th Annual Scientific Meeting & Education Day, Austin, TX

November 29 – December 5, 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting | virtual event 

 


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