I can't tell specifically what research proved this technology, so you will need to ask your doctor if they are going to get it in their stroke department.
Cerevast Licenses Ultrasound Neuromodulation Technologies from Arizona State University for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
Cerevast Medical, Inc. is a late-stage medical technology company focused on the development of TUS for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke and post-stroke rehabilitation. Cerevast is a recognized leader in the field of TUS with a dominant intellectual property estate comprising more than 75 issued patents. The Company is a privately held corporation based in Redmond, Washington. For more information, visit http://www.cerevast.com.
AzTE is a non-profit organization that operates as the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for ASU and its research enterprise. Comprising industry and university veterans, AzTE brings together ASU's researchers and industry partners to transform discoveries into marketable products and services, taking innovation out of the lab and into the commercial marketplace. Nearly 100 companies have been launched based on ASU technologies. AzTE currently offers for licensing more than 300 novel technologies in the life and physical sciences. For more information: http://www.azte.com.