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Community Mourns Passing of Focused Ultrasound Pioneer, Charles Cain

Professor Charles Cain, PhD, passed away on March 27, 2020, at the age of 77, after...

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University of Michigan Researcher Receives Lockhart Memorial Prize from Focused Ultrasound Foundation

On March 25, Zhen Xu, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the...

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$16.7 Million Grant to Spur Focused Ultrasound Brain Research in Toronto

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has announced a new initiative to revolutionize the treatment of brain disorders...

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Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

What is Focused Ultrasound?

Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.
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What can Focused Ultrasound Treat?

Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 100 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Patient Stories


W. Heywood Fralin shares what piqued his interest about focused ultrasound and how he thinks it will make a difference...
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As a veterinarian scientist, Dr. Ranjan studies how focused ultrasound can noninvasively treat cancer and non-healing wounds in dogs and cats...
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Shenzhen PRO HITU Medical Co., Ltd., is an international Chinese R&D company that builds ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound systems...
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