The Foundation has designated the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands as the latest Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence. Please join us for a virtual opening event on Tuesday, January 19, at 9:00 am Eastern to learn about this dynamic center’s diverse research projects.
The Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Foundation Fund for Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders will support research for disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, ALS, and Huntington’s.
A new clinical trial is investigating using focused ultrasound to treat glioblastoma by activating a drug to cause tumor cell death. The trial is being conducted at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center within the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The first patient has been treated in a new phase I/II clinical trial for patients with recurrent glioblastoma. Researchers at Northwestern University are testing CarThera’s SonoCloud-9 device in combination with chemotherapy.
A focused ultrasound review paper is the cover story of Nature Reviews Neurology’s January 2021 issue. The comprehensive brain treatment overview by a team in Toronto was originally published online in October 2020.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a final rule that provides immediate national Medicare coverage for four years for any new device or diagnostic designated as a breakthrough technology and approved by the US FDA.
The two companies have collaborated to develop compatibility between Philips’ advanced MR systems and Insightec’s Exablate Neuro platform to improve the patient and staff experience, enhance health outcomes, and lower the cost of care.