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Philips Healthcare CEO Joins Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation Board of Directors
Date:10/16/2009

o widespread clinical use."

The other members of the Foundation Board of Directors are Dorothy Batten; S. Morry Blumenfeld, Ph.D., Founding Partner of Meditech Advisors Management; Eugene V. Fife, Chairman of Eclipsys Corporation; best-selling author John Grisham; David Heller, Chairman of Advisory Research Inc.; Dan Jordan, former President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation; Neal F. Kassell, M.D., Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia; and Kobi Vortman, Ph.D., CEO of InSightec.

About the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation

The Charlottesville based Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation's mission is to develop new applications for, and to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Focused Ultrasound.

The Foundation's activities include: funding translational and clinical research, providing fellowships for training physicians and scientists, hosting symposia and workshops, maintaining online informational resources, and establishing new centers of excellence.

Support for the Foundation comes from corporate and private philanthropic

sources.

For more information please visit www.fusfoundation.org

Focused Ultrasound

Focused ultrasound is a breakthrough or game-changing technology that is poised to revolutionize the treatment of a variety of medical disorders by serving as the ultimate in minimally invasive surgery; an alternative to radiation therapy; the means for precisely delivering drugs in high concentration just to the point in the body where they are needed, thus avoiding systemic side effects; and dissolving blood clots to restore circulation.

Focused ultrasound holds the potential to noninvasively treat brain, breast, prostate, liver and other benign and malignant tumors; to convert metastatic cancer from a lethal disease to a chronic, manageable disorder; to reverse the disabling and l
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