November 13, 2018
The National Institutes of Health’s support of digital health technologies and research continues with its latest grant, a $13.4 million award to Pennsylvania State University.
According to an article from Penn State’s news group, the money will support an investigation that uses mobile devices and applications to explore the development of late-in-life neurological conditions. In addition, the...
September 4, 2014
Otoharmonics, a startup out of the Baker Group supported by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for an iPad or iPod Touch application that treats a medical condition called tinnitus. Technology behind the Levo system, originally developed at Cedars-Sinai, uses sound therapy to train the brain to ignore the ringing sounds caused by tinnitus.
Tinnitus is a persistent...
July 28, 2014
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based flexible electronics company MC10 has embarked on its first public partnership with a pharmaceutical company, Belgium-based UCB. Although many of the details remain undisclosed, the companies have announced that UCB will use MC10's BioStamp technology to pursue new therapies for neurological disorders.
"They’re going to combine our devices with their work to...
February 13, 2014
GE Healthcare launched a new app and website this month called GE MIND, which stands for Make an Impact on Neurological Disorders.
GE MIND aims to identify "gaps in current frameworks for the prediction, detection, diagnosis, and care of people with neurological disorders and to propose viable solutions," according to the app's description.
GE worked with Dr. Monica M. Kurtis, a consulting...