Posted on June 15, 2023

June 15, 2023 – By Gina Shaw, Neurology Today The incidence of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in patients with essential tremor (ET) is significantly higher than that reported in historical population-based control groups across numerous countries, according to a prospective longitudinal study published online May 10 in Neurology: Clinical Practice. The findings are consistent with those of […]

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.  

Posted on July 23, 2020

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.

Posted on July 17, 2019

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 […]

Posted on August 1, 2018

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. […]

Categories: ET News, Research Study
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 […]

Categories: Research Study
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 […]

Categories: Research Study