The 6th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound is set to cover a wide range of topics as the field of focused ultrasound continues to grow. 

The four-day program will explore the latest in using focused ultrasound to treat a range of conditions across oncology, neurology, women's health, cardiovascular disease, pediatrics, and more. We will also address challenges to widespread adoption -- such as technology gaps and commercialization efforts -- and hear from experts, including keynote addresses from national thought leaders.

The daily topics are as follows:

Sunday, October 21, 2018

The meeting begins Sunday evening with the Welcome Reception.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Plenary Sessions will address focused ultrasound for the brain, including:

  • Neuromodulation
  • BBB Opening
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Stroke
  • Brain technical
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Plenary Sessions will address focused ultrasound for cancer and benign tumors, including:

  • Brain tumors
  • Immuno-oncology
  • Drug Delivery
  • Liver / Pancreas / Kidney
  • Prostate 
  • Bone
  • Soft tissue
  • Thyroid 
  • Miscellaneous 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Plenary Sessions will address focused ultrasound for multiple indications, including:

  • Women's Health (Breast, Gynecological)
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Miscellaneous  
Thursday, October 25, 2018 

Plenary Sessions will address topics related to commercialization and focused ultrasound technology, including:

  • Interesting Cases
  • Technology Breakthroughs and Gaps
  • Commercialization topics
  • Crystal Ball: FUS in 10 years

The meeting will conclude mid-day Thursday. 

Please note the preliminary program is subject to change.