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UVA Capstone Students Conduct Projects at Foundation

In January the Foundation welcomed six interns from the University of Virginia for their capstone projects...

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Latest Developments in Focused Ultrasound Highlighted at Community Event

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation held its biennial awareness event in Charlottesville, Virginia, on May 22. The...

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Roadmap Developed for Role of Focused Ultrasound in Treating Pancreatic Cancer

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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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Dr. Jimmy Wright grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended The Westminster Schools. He received his undergraduate degree from the ....
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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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CarThera is making strides in treating patients with serious brain tumors. We interviewed their Scientific Director, Michael Canney, PhD, to learn more about this dynamic company....
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