January 17, 2019
We're debuting a new look.
See the updated format below. You'll now receive two short newsletters each month on the latest in the field of focused ultrasound. 

The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, recently announced that it received $10 million from the Federal Minister for Health to launch a clinical trial to treat 10 patients with Alzheimer’s disease by opening the blood-brain barrier with focused ultrasound and microbubbles.

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 Foundation News
Foundation Meets $10 Million Matching Pledge

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Foundation has fulfilled a $10 million matching pledge. 

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Mark Your Calendar for Symposium 2020

Our 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound will take place November 8-12, 2020, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia.

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 Patient News
Parkinson’s Patient Shares His Story with The Colorado Springs Gazette

When Ron learned he had Parkinson’s disease, he decided to forego invasive treatments and wait until he could participate in a focused ultrasound clinical trial.

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Toronto Brain Research Featured in The Globe and Mail

Meet two patients and learn about focused ultrasound research at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre that is addressing depression and brain tumors. 

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Research News
Research Site Profile: Queensland Brain Institute

With plans to initiate a new Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial, Dr. Jürgen Götz shared the progress that he and his team have made over the past few years.

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Register for a Pediatric Focused Ultrasound Meeting in Toronto

A team at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is organizing a one-day event this spring for researchers, physicists, and clinicians with an interest in pediatric applications of focused ultrasound.

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New MOOC Course on BBB Opening Now Available

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Therapeutic Ultrasound has released a new course by Alexandre Carpentier, MD, PhD, on “Opening the Blood-Brain Barrier.”  

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January 2019 Research Roundup

Researchers at the University of Washington used histotripsy to ablate tumors in a rat model of kidney cancer. 

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Industry News
Company Profile: Vesselon

Vesselon was founded to take microbubble technology from a diagnostic tool to a therapeutic agent. The company’s CEO Clay Larsen shares their progress and future goals.  

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Upcoming Events
January 17-20, 2019 North American Neuromodulation Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV

February 14-17, 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

February 27–March 3, 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria

March 3-8, 2019 Winter School on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Les Houches, France 

March 23-28, 2019 Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas

April 28–May 2, 2019 Society For Thermal Medicine (STM) 36th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida
Abstract Deadline is January 21, 2019.

May 4-10, 2019 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June 12-15, 2019 Ultrasound Energy - ISTU and EUFUS Joint Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract Deadline is February 15, 2019.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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