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NaviFUS System Approved For Use in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial in Australia

Genovate Biotech (4130) subsidiary NaviFUS has scored some more good news on its R&D front. Not long after receiving approval for its rGBM clinical trial in Taiwan, NaviFUS has also received approval to begin human clinical trials for Alzheimer’s Disease treatment in Australia. The company is a world-leading developer of transcranial focused ultrasound (FUS) technology specializing in safely and non-invasively delivering FUS energy into the brain. Genovate has stated that the NaviFUS system can be used to treat Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases and plans to conduct its first clinical trial for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease in Australia to evaluate safety and efficacy. This trial was approved by the Innovations Committee and Ethics Committee in mid-August at The Alfred Hospital in Monash University, one of the most prestigious academic-medical institutions in Australia. NaviFUS System is the world’s first FUS device that combines Neuronavigation – an optical tracking