Posted on July 25, 2018

Dr. Huanghe Yang is the head researcher on the IETF’s funded research study for 2017, “Elucidating the Roles of the Ca2+-activated Ion Channels in Essential Tremor.” This blog from him shows how detail-oriented this research study is and his depth of knowledge in this subject area.      By Huanghe Yang, PhD Duke University School […]


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Posted on July 19, 2018

By Deirdre Maciak IETF Scholarship Recipient I was only 16 years old when I was diagnosed with essential tremor. Up until that point, I don’t think I ever really registered how young I was. I had started driving, going out with my friends without supervision, and doing all the things that are expected of teenagers […]

Posted on July 17, 2018

By Spyros Papapetropoulos, MD, PhD Chief Medical Officer Cavion, Inc. Collaboration with the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) is critical for advancing new treatment approaches for essential tremor (ET). Our company, Cavion Inc., has been engaged in the discovery and development of a new class of T-type calcium channel (Cav3) inhibitors for the treatment of […]

Categories: Research Study
Posted on July 9, 2018

Providing hope is the undercurrent of everything we do at the International Essential Tremor Foundation. We want to let people with essential tremor know there is hope for better treatment options, hope for increased understanding, and hope for a cure. The key component in all of this is research. We have to continue to investigate […]

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