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First Treatments Completed for Parkinson’s Disease Study Sponsored by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation

EllenMcKenna - Oct 24, 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (October 23, 2012) – The Focused Ultrasound Foundation today announced a new clinical trial investigating the use of focused ultrasound technology in treating patients with…

Medical Devices
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American urologists express increased interest in focused ultrasound

EllenMcKenna - Jun 23, 2012

Recent comments by executives of EDAP TMS and US HIFU indicate that interest in focused ultrasound treatment for prostate cancer is increasing among members of the American…

Focused Ultrasound Used in New Tumor Detection Technique
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Focused Ultrasound Used in New Tumor Detection Technique

EllenMcKenna - May 31, 2012

A team led by Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD at Stanford University has received a $100,000 research award from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation to develop an innovative…

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Prostate Study Receives Media Attention

EllenMcKenna - Apr 19, 2012

A study published in this month's Lancet has received a lot of media attention, getting recogniztion in such outlets as the Time, UK Telegraph, Businessweek,

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Focused Ultrasound for Kidney Stones

EllenMcKenna - Feb 02, 2012

In an effort that is being led by Dr. Larry Crum, a member of the Foundation's Research Advisory Committee, a new technique is being developed to use focused…

News
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ET patients featured on ABC World News

EllenMcKenna - Jan 23, 2012

Focused ultrasound is once again in the headlines. ABC World News with Diane Sawyer has just posted the content of a story scheduled to air this evening…

Business
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Video Released of TEDMED Talk on Focused Ultrasound

EllenMcKenna - Dec 09, 2011

TEDMED has released the full presentation given by Yoav Medan on focused ultrasound at TEDMED 2011.     "Can non-invasive surgery ever become the norm? Medan shows how…

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TIME Magazine Features Focused Ultrasound as One of This Year’s 50 Best Inventions

EllenMcKenna - Nov 22, 2011

The visibility of focused ultrasound is skyrocketing. TIME Magazine has named it one of the 50 most inspired ideas, innovations and revolutions of 2011. In its coverage,…

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Yoav Medan presented MRgFUS at TEDMED 2011 today

EllenMcKenna - Oct 28, 2011

InSightec notified the Foundation with the following information this afternoon: "This morning, California time, Dr. Yoav Medan, Chief Systems Architect of InSightec, delivered an invited talk on…

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Mayo Clinic, Duke Conducting Study Comparing FUS With Uterine Artery Embolization

EllenMcKenna - Sep 27, 2011

Patient enrollment is underway for the first US-based study comparing MR-guided focused ultrasound and uterine artery embolization (UAE) for the treatment of uterine fibroids. The study, called…