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The Foundation occasionally hosts seminars, giving experts in the field an opportunity to present on areas of emerging interest or promising research.  We broadcast these talks via webinar to help keep the broader community abreast of new advances. If you would like to be included on future webinar invitations, please contact .

Archived Webinars 

UMC utrechtRecognition of University Medical Center Utrecht as Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence

January 9, 2021
Hosted by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and UMC Utrecht
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January 14, 2021
Katherine W. Ferrara, PhD | Stanford University
Elisa Konofagou, PhD | Columbia University
Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA | University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Natasha Sheybani, PhD | Stanford University
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November 5, 2020
Matthew Bucknor, MD ​​​UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD | Stanford University
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Rick Hamilton 100Patent Strategy for Business Leaders

October 27, 2020
Rick Hamilton | Optum
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Ultrasound Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Neuro-Oncology 

October 13, 2020
John de Groot, MD| University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Kullervo Hynynen, MSc, PhD | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD, FRCSC | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Kuo-Chen Wei, MD | Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Adam Sonabend, MD | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Natasha Sheybani

Focused Ultrasound for Gene Therapy: An Overview 

September 17, 2020
Natasha Sheybani, PhD | Stanford University
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Focused Ultrasound and its Potential Role in Neurofibromatosis Treatment 

August 12, 2020
Michel Kalamarides, MD, PhD | Pitié-Salpetrière Hôpital
Nathan McDannold, PhD | Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Tyrone Porter, PhD | University of Texas at Austin
AeRang Kim, MD, PhD | Children’s National Hospital
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Jill O'Donnell-Tormey and Jessica Foley

Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment and Research in a COVID-19 World 

June 24, 2020
Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD | Cancer Research Institute
Jessica Foley, PhD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation 
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Nir Lipsman

Liquid Biopsy for Brain Tumors: Recent Advances and Future Directions 

June 17, 2020
Stephen J. Bagley, MD, MSCE | University of Pennsylvania
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Nir Lipsman

Breaking Barriers with Sound: The Future of Parkinson's Disease Therapy with Focused Ultrasound 

April 29, 2020
Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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Focused Ultrasound Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease in Preclinical Models 

April 28, 2020
Elisa E. Konofagou, PhD | Columbia University
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April 9, 2020
Neal F. Kassell, MD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
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renana eitan webinarHistotripsy for Treatment of Cancer and Neurological Diseases

March 25, 2020
Zhen Xu, PhD | University of Michigan
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renana eitan webinarImmunotherapy for Brain Tumors

February 24, 2020
Michael Lim, MD | Johns Hopkins University
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renana eitan webinarBack to the Future: Focused Ultrasound for Psychiatric Disorders

October 28, 2019
Renana Eitan, MD | Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
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naren podium webinarpageHigh Intensity Focused Ultrasound – Past and Present

February 27, 2019
Narendra Sanghvi | SonaCare Medical
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Salim Ismail webinarHow to Accelerate Adoption of New Technologies in Legacy Environments

September 19, 2018
Salim Ismail | ExO Foundation
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May 11, 2018
Philip Bourne, PhD | University of Virginia
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Rick Hamilton 100Blockchain: A Healthcare-Focused Introduction

April 18, 2018
Rick Hamilton | Optum
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Rick Hamilton 100The Rise of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

December 4, 2017
Rick Hamilton | Optum
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July 24, 2017
Chandan Guha, PhD, MBBS | Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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ElisaEKonofagou 100Focused Ultrasound for Temporary Opening of the Blood-Brain Barrier

July 11, 2017
Elisa Konofagou, PhD | Columbia University
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joo ha hwang 100Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

June 15, 2017
Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD | University of Washington
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Immunotherapy: Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment

January 17, 2017
Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD | Cancer Research Institute
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Fishman 100Research Progress in Parkinson's Disease and a Role for Focused Ultrasound

July 19, 2016
Paul S. Fishman, MD, PhD | University of Maryland School of Medicine 
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Krishna Vibhor 100Tractography-based Targeting for Functional Neurosurgery

May 11, 2016
Vibhor Krishna, MD, SM | Ohio State University 
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Due to technical difficulties, the recording begins on slide #15. However, all of the slides are available to view here. 

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Translational research toward conformal treatments for prostate and brain

November 5, 2015
Cyril Lafon, PhD | French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
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Carolyn Engelhard new 100The Affordable Care Act: Promises, Perils and Politics

October 30, 2015
Carolyn Engelhard, MPA | University of Virginia
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Aubry 100A Brief History of Focused Ultrasound Brain Therapy: From Old Dreams to New Hopes

August 2015
Jean Francois Aubry, PhD | Institute Langevin, Paris
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Transient Ultrasonic Modulation of the Brain: from remote palpation to action potential triggering

August 12, 2015
Jean Francois Aubry, PhD | Institute Langevin, Paris
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joseph frank 100Focused Ultrasound and Regenerative Medicine: Enhancing Homing and Retention of Stem Cells to Targeted Tissues  

June 16, 2015
Joseph A. Frank, MS, MD | Frank Laboratory, Radiology and Imaging Services, National Institutes of Health
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Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases 

May 6, 2015
Elisa E. Konofagou, PhD | Columbia University
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Alzheimer's: Introduction to Disease Pathology and Treatments

April 28, 2015
Steven T. DeKosky, MD | University of Virginia School of Medicine
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Cancer Immunotherapy: Opportunities and Barriers

March 18, 2015
Tim Bullock, PhD | University of Virginia
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