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August 27, 2020


IN THIS ISSUE
Top News | Foundation News | Symposium News | Patient News
Research News | Industry News | Events

 
 
David M. Rubenstein Interviews Neal F. Kassell, MD, and John Grisham about Focused Ultrasound

Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD, and Board member and best-selling author John Grisham were recently interviewed (via Zoom) by businessman, philanthropist, and Bloomberg TV host David M. Rubenstein to help raise awareness of focused ultrasound technology. 
 
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Foundation News
Donor Profile: Koch Disruptive Technologies

The Foundation recently interviewed Chase Koch, president of Koch Disruptive Technologies, to learn why the company is interested in focused ultrasound and supports the Foundation.

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Field Update: Focused Ultrasound for Musculoskeletal Conditions

The Foundation’s Director of Special Projects, Lauren Powlovich, MD, presents the therapeutic applications of focused ultrasound for musculoskeletal conditions.  

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Employment Opportunities Available in the Focused Ultrasound Community

The Foundation curates a hub of available positions within the international focused ultrasound field. 

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Symposium News
Special Presentation by Mike Milken at 2020 Symposium

Milken Institute Chairman Michael Milken will discuss his personal journey to the frontiers of medical science as part of a multimedia presentation at the Foundation’s Symposium.   

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Register for our Virtual 2020 Symposium

To allow for an open exchange of knowledge at our first-ever virtual event, we are offering registration at no cost.   

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Patient News
Essential Tremor Patient Calls Focused Ultrasound “A Gift from God”

Anne was the third essential tremor patient to be treated with focused ultrasound at Semmes Murphey Clinic, PC, in Memphis.  

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More Patient News
Patient Travels to WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute to Find Life-changing Treatment for Tremor | WVU Medicine
Novant Health is First in the Carolinas to Offer Incisionless Brain Surgery for Treatment of Essential and Parkinson's Tremor | PR Newswire
Research News
Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor Deemed Cost-Effective

Researchers in Toronto compared the costs of providing three different tremor treatments to patients with Parkinson’s disease. How did focused ultrasound compare with more traditional therapies?

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Foundation-Funded Researcher, Natasha Sheybani, Successfully Defends Doctoral Dissertation

Graduate student Natasha Sheybani has earned a doctorate degree from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. Learn what’s next for her.  

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Meeting Report: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2020

The Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) included nine focused ultrasound presentations and 24 posters.

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New Undergraduate Course on Focused Ultrasound

A new course at the University of Virginia will cover therapeutic focused ultrasound treatment regimens and clinical applications.

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More Research News
KIST Finds a Strong Correlation between Ultrasonic Stroke Rehabilitation Treatment and Brain Waves | EurekAlert!
Industry News
SonaCare Medical Names a New Chief Executive Officer  

Brad Snow, a seasoned MedTech executive with 25 years’ experience in start-ups and emerging growth companies, will lead the focused ultrasound device manufacturer.

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More Industry News
Speaking of Urology: What Patients Undergoing HIFU Should Expect Postoperatively | Urology Times

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Upcoming Events
 
September 6–11, 2020 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium | 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 

October 30, 2020 Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumors Symposium 2020 | 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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