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HistoSonics Hosts First Annual Histotripsy Summit

HistoSonics hosted a research workshop to formalize and celebrate its growing collaboration with the Universities of...

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Five Sites Awarded Funding for Focused Ultrasound Research for Pain Management

Five focused ultrasound research groups have received novel National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants to study...

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John Grisham’s "The Tumor" Has Reached One Million People

Four years ago, the Foundation’s Chairman, Neal F. Kassell, MD, and Board member and best-selling author...

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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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Written by John Grisham & Gary Shapiro - Published: November 27, 2019
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Inspired by a presentation at TEDx Charlottesville in 2015, one Foundation donor chooses to support our mission without recognition...
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Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc discusses focused ultrasound research and clinical care at Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust...
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HistoSonics has had a transformative year, including investments, a clinical trial, and expanded manufacturing of their multi-application platform....
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