Webinars

Join us for live webinars on hot topics in the field of focused ultrasound.

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 communications@fusfoundation.org.

LabTAU Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence (COE) – A Five Year Perspective

  • May 17, 2022
  • Cyril Lafon, PhD | Research Director & Head, LabTAU
  • W. Apoutou N'DJIN, PhD | Research Associate in Biomedical Engineering, LabTAU
  • Anne-Gaëlle Chaux, PhD, DDS | Oral Surgeon, Nantes University (LabTAU)
  • Watch the Webinar

The Future of Medicine, Aging, and Longevity

Expanding the Horizon – Focused Ultrasound and Medication-Refractory Epilepsy

  • November 19, 2021
  • Vibhor Krishna, MD | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Michael Sperling, MD | Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
  • Travis Tierney, MD | Nebraska City Medical Clinic
  • Max Wintermark, MD | Stanford University
  • Cory | Epilepsy patient
  • Watch the Webinar

Novel Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

  • October 22, 2021
  • David Brenin, MD | University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Gregory Czarnota, MD, PhD | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Ying Meng, MD | University of Toronto
  • Natasha Sheybani, PhD | University of Virginia
  • Watch the Webinar

Pathway to Getting Paid for a New Medical Technology in the US

  • August 11, 2021
  • Mark Carol, MD | Senior Advisor, Focused Ultrasound Foundation
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Noninvasive HIFU Treatment of Varicose Veins: European Experience and US Market Perspective

  • June 30, 2021
  • Dr. Steve Elias | Director, Center for Vein Disease, Englewood Health Network
  • Professor Mark Whiteley | Executive Chairman, Consultant Venous Surgeon, The Whiteley Clinic
  • Dr. Rubén Rodríguez Carvajal | Director, International Vascular and Endovascular Institute (IVEI)
  • David Caumartin | Chief Executive Officer, Theraclion
  • Dr. Michel Nuta | Vice President Veins & Chief Medical Officer, Theraclion
  • Watch the Webinar

Fireside Chat: Focused Ultrasound for Cancer Immunotherapy

  • June 24, 2021
  • Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, PhD | Cancer Research Institute
  • Theresa LaVallee, PhD | Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Jessica Foley, PhD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • Watch the Webinar

Neuroethics for Novel Neurotechnologies

  • April 19, 2021
  • Helen Mayberg, MD | Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Judy Illes, PhD | University of British Columbia
  • Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Patrick McDonald, MD | BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
  • Matthew Burke, MD | Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Jennifer Chandler, LLB, LLM | Centre for Law, Technology and Society
  • Jessica Foley, PhD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • Suzanne LeBlang, MD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • Watch the Webinar
  • Read the White Paper (PDF)

Fireside Chat: Focused Ultrasound for Pediatrics

  • March 3, 2021
  • Suzanne LeBlang, MD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
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Recognition of University Medical Center Utrecht as Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence

“Picture a Scientist” Panel Discussion with Women in Focused Ultrasound

  • 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
  • Watch the Webinar

2020 Lockhart Prize Winners – Research Highlights

  • November 5, 2020
  • Matthew Bucknor, MD | UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD | Stanford University
  • Watch the Webinar
Rick Hamilton

Patent Strategy for Business Leaders

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
  • Watch the Webinar

Focused Ultrasound for Gene Therapy: An Overview

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
  • Watch the Webinar

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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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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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
  • Watch the Webinar
Elisa Konofagou, PhD

Focused Ultrasound Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease in Preclinical Models

Curing with Sound

  • April 9, 2020
  • Neal F. Kassell, MD | Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • Watch the Webinar

Histotripsy for Treatment of Cancer and Neurological Diseases

Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors

Back to the Future: Focused Ultrasound for Psychiatric Disorders

  • October 28, 2019
  • Renana Eitan, MD | Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Watch the Webinar

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound – Past and Present

How to Accelerate Adoption of New Technologies in Legacy Environments

Data Science in Biomedicine – How Much Value Versus How Much Hype

Rick Hamilton

Blockchain: A Healthcare-Focused Introduction

Rick Hamilton

The Rise of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Focused Ultrasound Combination Approaches for Cancer Treatment

  • July 24, 2017
  • Chandan Guha, PhD, MBBS | Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Watch the Webinar
Elisa Konofagou, PhD

Focused Ultrasound for Temporary Opening of the Blood-Brain Barrier

Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Immunotherapy: Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment

  • January 17, 2017
  • Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD | Cancer Research Institute
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Research 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
  • Watch the Webinar

Tractography-based Targeting for Functional Neurosurgery

Translational research toward conformal treatments for prostate and brain

  • November 5, 2015
  • Cyril Lafon, PhD | French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
  • Watch the Webinar

The Affordable Care Act: Promises, Perils and Politics

Jean Francois Aubry, PhD

A Brief History of Focused Ultrasound Brain Therapy: From Old Dreams to New Hopes

  • August 31, 2015
  • Jean Francois Aubry, PhD | Institute Langevin, Paris
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Jean Francois Aubry, PhD

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, MD, FACP

Focused 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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Elisa Konofagou, PhD

Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases

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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Tim Bullock

Cancer Immunotherapy: Opportunities and Barriers