2016, IETF Funded Research Archives

Principal Investigator: Dr. Esther Krook-Magnuson, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Propranolol is a beta-blocker and is the most widely used medication for the treatment of essential tremor. Dr. Krook-Magnuson believes propranolol’s actions are centrally located, working on a region of the brain known as the cerebellum, and slowing the amount of norepinephrine released.  Norepinephrine is a […]

2016, IETF Funded Research Archives

Principal Investigator: Prof. Gregor Kuhlenbäumer, Kiel University, Germany The analysis and quantification of tremor is achieved by using a tremor measuring device called an accelerometer. However, accelerometry is not widely available and only a few centers have them available. Modern smartphones and smartwatches usually contain 3 sensors which might be suitable to analyzed tremor: (1) […]