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Nathan Fountain, MD, is investigating the potential of focused ultrasound to treat a rare form of
‘Giggling’ Epilepsy Our Latest Target for Focused Ultrasound Research

I've told you about many of the ways we're exploring the use of focused sound waves to do brain surgery without actually cutting into the skull, but here's a new one: Dr. Nathan Fountain is testing focused ultrasound to treat a rare brain mass that causes unintentional giggling, seizures and…

One of 2017’s Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements!

Here's a well-earned recognition: Our Daniel "Trey" Lee's pioneering work in battling pediatric leukemia has been honored as one of 2017’s top 10 Clinical Research Achievements by the Clinical Research Forum. Dr. Lee’s research weaponizes immune cells, known as T cells, in pediatric and young adult clinical trial participants to…