Posted on May 10, 2021

Listen to this panel discussion with some of the IETF’s Essential Tremor Support Group leaders. Learn what motivated some of these leaders to start their group, the rewards and challenges of being a leader and how to get one started in your area.

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Posted on April 12, 2021

He took real world technology used in industry and formatted it for human use to calm hand tremors. Hear how Dr. Leo Nguyen, associate professor of mechanical engineering at California State University, used his expertise to create the Tremelo hand-stabilizing device. He is the founder of Five Microns.

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Posted on March 8, 2021

Mark Honeyman went from being an only child to having 7 siblings and 37 nieces and nephews. Adopted at birth, he started a search for his birth parents several years ago to learn where his essential tremor came from. That led him on a journey with many twists and turns, and fascinating stories. He says […]

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Sage 324 is an oral investigational drug which is thought to enhance the activity of GABA receptors in the brain tremor, having the potential to modulate electrical fluctuations and reduce the abnormal movements in essential tremor. Listen to this podcast with Helen Colquhoun , VP of Development with Sage Therapeutics.

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Learn how a DaTscan can help neurologists understand the cause of a patient’s tremors. Mark Hibberd, global head of medical services and chief medical officer of pharmaceutical diagnostics with GE Healthcare, explains.

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Madison Young talks about her initial essential tremor diagnosis and how she has learned to explain her condition to others. She expresses her gratitude to those who support the IETF’s scholarship program. “I love having the support of the community behind me,” she said.

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How does focused ultrasound work to help manage essential tremor? Listen to our interview with Dr. Arjun Desai, chief strategy and innovation officer with Insightec, a leader in this incisionless technology.

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Posted on October 8, 2020

It’s a watch-like device that stimulates nerves in the wrist to interrupt, and therefore, calm tremors in the hands. Listen to this conversation about the Cala Trio from Cala Health CEO Renee Ryan.  

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Are you a good candidate for DBS therapy? What are the benefits and risks? Lisa Johanek, senior principal medical affairs scientist with Medtronic, answers these questions and more in our first Talking Essential Tremor podcast.

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