The International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) is a non-profit organization founded in 2001 to increase and diffuse knowledge of therapeutic ultrasound to the scientific and medical community, and to facilitate the translation of therapeutic ultrasound techniques into the clinical area for the benefit of patients worldwide.

ISTU 2021: Gyeongju, Korea on June 6 - 9, 2021

Registration and Abstract Submissions Are Now Open!

We have rescheduled the ISTU 2021 symposium for June 6 - 9th at the same venue in Gyeongju, where we plan to host local attendees and many from around the world that will be able to travel and attend the meeting in person.

Given the uncertainty of future travel restrictions, we have prepared an option to attend the meeting virtually at a discounted rate. Additionally, should your travel plans change, we are offering the ability to convert your virtual registration to an in-person attendee at the early registration rates.

Poster Abstract Submissions are Due By April 15th! 

Submit Your Abstract. There is a final late-breaking poster only submission deadline of April 15, 2021. No submissions will be accepted after that date. The Scientific Committee will review the abstracts and notification of acceptance or rejection of late-breaking posters will be made by May 1, 2021.

Please note: All deadlines are Midnight, Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Message from the President

Learn what's new with ISTU in 2020.  Download the latest Newsletter to hear an update from our President, Dr. Joo Ha Hwang.

Next Webinar on April 29th

We are excited to continue ISTU On-Air - a new series of monthly webinars designed to promote knowledge of Therapeutic Ultrasound and increase discussion among the ISTU community. The inaugural webinar was held on June 25th featuring the 2020 Lizzi Award winners.

2020 Elections Update

Thank you to all members that participated in the election process. We are grateful to the following board members that have completed their service terms on the board:

  • Ayache Bouakaz
  • Olivier LeBaron
  • Yoshihiro Muragaki
  • Zhen Xu

Congrats and Welcome to our New Board Members!