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Thursday, August 30, 2018 

100th patient treated for essential tremor with MRI-guided focused ultrasound

Sunnybrook researchers revolutionized this non-invasive world first procedure in 2012.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 

Sunnybrook researchers demonstrate safe and non-invasive way to open blood-brain barrier in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

First peer-reviewed published report to show the safety and feasibility in Phase 1 trial
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 

North American first: Researchers investigate safety of scalpel-free brain surgery to treat depression

Researchers are investigating the safety and effectiveness of using MRI-guided focused ultrasound to help patients with treatment-resistant major depression
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 

Harquail family and Sunnybrook Foundation make joint $10 million investment in neuromodulation research

The Harquail family has made a landmark $5-million investment to establish the Harquail Centre for Neuromodulation at Sunnybrook, the world’s first centre to offer a complete range of neuromodulation treatments under one roof.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

The road less travelled

Experts forge path in study of focused ultrasound to treat psychiatric illness
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 

First Alzheimer's patient treated with focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier

"A small but important step that opens up a whole new vista of possibilities"
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 

Treating the untreatable with focused ultrasound

Source: The Globe and Mail
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 

Focused ultrasound: transcending barriers to treating Alzheimer’s disease

Source: The Globe and Mail
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 

The future of focused ultrasound

Source: The Globe and Mail
Focused ultrasound Thursday, November 17, 2016 

Sunnybrook recognized as a Centre of Excellence in focused ultrasound

The Centre is accelerating progress through collaboration