BURLINGAME, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cala Health, Inc., a bioelectronic medicine company developing wearable therapies for chronic disease, today reported data demonstrating the increasing prevalence of essential tremor (ET) from 2010 to 2018; a high rate of depression and anxiety in patients with ET; and the safety and efficacy of Cala Trio when used in a real-world setting […]
A high-tech imaging study to understand how brain connectivity patterns change after deep brain stimulation in patients suffering from essential tremor has been launched at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial, led by Albert J. Fenoy, MD, associate professor of neurosurgery with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, is funded […]
IETF Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Sheng-Han Kuo has been named a recipient of the The Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award in Clinical Science from the American Neurological Association (ANA). Dr. Kuo is assistant director of neurology at Columbia University in New York City.
Clinical trials can be confusing. Amber Trzeciak, with Cadent Therapeutics, explains how they work and why they are important for the development of new drugs and treatments for medical conditions like essential tremor.
Patient recruitment is usually the biggest challenge in conducting clinical trials. Thanks to the International Essential Tremor Foundation and their members, Cala Health recently enrolled the largest therapeutic essential tremor study in record time. By Kate Rosenbluth,Founder/CEO of Cala Health, Inc. About five years ago, my co-founders and I spun Cala Health out from Stanford […]
Manish Gupta has over 15 years of experience in developing and executing global clinical trials in cardiac and neurological devices (including those developed to manage essential tremor). He shares how clinical trials work and how the IETF partners with Cala Health to recruit participants. By Manish Gupta Vice President of Clinical Affairs Cala Health, Inc. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
High school student Erin Smith has developed an app that helps to diagnose Parkinson’s disease and possibly other neurological conditions through facial recognition. She serves as an example of how young people are stepping up to invest themselves in making a difference in the lives of others through their ingenuity and motivation. Here is her […]