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August 26, 2021


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Top News | Foundation News | Research News | Industry News | WebinarsEvents
 
 
Foundation Collaborates with Verasonics and Sonic Concepts to Develop Preclinical Focused Ultrasound Systems
  • The three organizations aimed to expand the HIFUPlex portfolio to include full turnkey, ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound solutions for preclinical research.
  • With the new devices, users from different organizations no longer have to write their own software or source and assemble parts from multiple vendors.
  • The Foundation played a central role in advising on device usability and software features.
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Foundation News
Mary Lou Jepsen, PhD, Joins Foundation’s Council
  • Dr. Jepsen is a prolific inventor and entrepreneur.
  • She is CEO and Founder of Openwater, a San Francisco–based medical laser and ultrasonics imaging device technology company.
  • The Council provides strategic advice, assists with raising funds, and builds awareness.
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Foundation’s Role in Driving Adoption Featured in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology
  • The Foundation was created to accelerate the development of focused ultrasound as a noninvasive technology.
  • A new article in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology details the organization’s role as a catalyst for adoption and innovation.
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Research News
Partnering to Advance Ultrasound-Guided Focused Ultrasound Solutions
  • In this blog, leaders from Verasonics and Sonic Concepts share the origin of the new HIFUPlex Elite system.
  • Learn about this unique partnership and how HIFUPlex Elite meets a critical need for focused ultrasound research.  
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Focused Ultrasound Featured in Special Issue of the International Journal of Hyperthermia
  • The issue compiles 14 articles from global research groups.
  • Topics include knee osteoarthritis, liver tumors, abdominal tumors, pancreatic cancer, desmoid tumors, cervical cancer, and uterine fibroids.
  • The journal also highlights the development of focused ultrasound in Asia and the United Kingdom.
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Foundation Participates in Male Breast Cancer Coalition Conference
  • The Male Breast Cancer Coalition hosted a virtual conference August 5-7, 2021.
  • The Foundation’s Director of Clinical Relationships presented the current state of focused ultrasound for treating breast cancer.
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Society for Translational Oncology Seeks Applicants for Fellows Forum
  • The Society for Translational Oncology Fellows' Forum (STOFF) is a three-day workshop that educates fellows and junior faculty on issues around and barriers to successful translational cancer research.
  • STO is now seeking applicants to join STOFF, and the application deadline is October 15.  
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Funding Available for Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research
  • The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity is seeking applications for the Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program (TBIPHRP).
  • The TBIPHRP funds research to understand, prevent, and treat TBI and psychological health conditions.
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More Research News
Sounding Out the Future of Focused Ultrasound | University of Virginia's Inside Higher Ed
Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Shows Promise to Treat Forms of Chronic Pain | News-Medical.net
Advancing Addiction, Pain Research with Focused Ultrasound | Augusta Free Press
NIBIB-Funded Bioengineers Hit Neurons with Targeted Ultrasound in Approach to Inhibit Pain | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Revolution in Neurotherapy? Spotlight on Focused Ultrasound at 2021 EAN Congress | Neuro News International
New Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Faculty Member to Advance Addiction, Pain Research with Focused Ultrasound | Virginia Tech
NaviFUS Begins Clinical Trial for Brain Tumour Treatment | European Pharmaceutical Review
Industry News
Company Profile: IMage Guided Therapy (IMGT, Co., LTD)
  • IMGT is a Korean company that is developing a nanotechnology-based gene and drug delivery system for enhanced immunotherapy solutions. 
  • Their portable, ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound device is designed to target several desired treatment areas.
  • Plans are underway to begin clinical trials for treating breast cancer, sarcoma, and pancreatic cancer.
SEE THE PROFILE > 

More Industry News
'Routine' Use of Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer in Next 5 Years | Medscape
Webinars
Ultrasound as a Remote Control for Cellular Therapy
  • Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 11:00 am Eastern
  • Presented by Mikhail Shapiro, PhD
  • Hosted by the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound
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Upcoming Events
September 7-10, 2021 iTRUSST's 2nd Focused Ultrasound Neuromodulation (FUN) Symposium | VIRTUAL MEETING ​​​​​

September 11-16, 2021 IEEE IUS International Ultrasonics Symposium 2021 | VIRTUAL MEETING ​​​​​

September 25-26, 2021 European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO) Annual Meeting 2021| VIRTUAL MEETING ​​​​

September 25-28, 2021 Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2021| VIRTUAL MEETING ​​​​

September 27-30, 2021 AdvaMed The Digital MedTech Conference 2021| Washington, DC, Minneapolis, MN, and VIRTUAL MEETING 

October 4-5, 2021 IEEE Latin America Ultrasonics Symposium | VIRTUAL MEETING ​​​​

October 15-16, 2021 AANS/CNS Tumor Section Satellite Symposium, Austin, TX

November 18-21, 2021 26th Annual Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), Boston, MA 

 

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