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Early Bird Registration Ending for Focused Ultrasound Symposium

July 23, 2010

Don’t miss out: early bird registration discounts end July 31 for 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation today issued a reminder that early bird registration discounts will end on Saturday, July 31 for the upcoming 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound.

Prior to the deadline, standard registration will cost $350 and registration for residents, students and trainees will be $250. As of August 1, standard registration will increase to $450 and registration for residents, students and trainees will rise to $300.

Scheduled for October 17-20 in Washington, D.C., the symposium will spotlight leading edge preclinical, translational and clinical research related to one of today’s most promising and innovative therapeutic technologies. Targeted to scientists, clinicians and others interested in current and future applications of MR-guided focused ultrasound, the conference will offer a multifaceted exploration of this emerging field and feature plenary sessions, panel discussions, poster presentations and technical exhibits. Complete information about the symposium can be found at www.fusfoundation.org/symposium.

About the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation

Founded in 2006 and based in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation is dedicated to accelerating research and development of patient treatments using one of today’s most revolutionary and promising medical technologies: noninvasive Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound (FUS). The Foundation’s work is motivated by the belief that FUS treatments could become the ultimate in minimally invasive surgery, serve as a viable alternative to radiation therapy and offer a new platform for precise drug delivery – applications with the potential to alleviate suffering, save lives and quicken recovery times for millions of patients worldwide.

By promoting communication, collaboration and coordination, the Foundation has become a vital nexus for researchers, clinicians, manufacturers, philanthropists and other stakeholders in the FUS arena. The Foundation is funding translational and clinical research, providing fellowships for training physicians and scientists, hosting symposia and workshops, maintaining online informational resources and establishing Focused Ultrasound Centers of Excellence. Complete information about the Foundation and its work can be found at http://fusfoundation.org/.

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SOURCE Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation


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