Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Wearable Devices"
May 09, 2018
The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Verily are outfitting more than 800 study participants with wearable devices to better understand and track disease to add a new dimension of health data to the PPMI.
April 13, 2018
Two Foundation-supported projects publish on objective metrics that may help track disease, make treatment decisions and test new therapies.
May 24, 2017
MJFF partnered with Intel to gather, measure and evaluate PD symptoms using "smart" wearable technology worn by people with PD. The first dataset will be available to researchers this summer.
July 26, 2016
Last month scientists and physicians from around the world gathered at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders to discuss emerging trends in care and research.
June 27, 2016
The Safety of Urate Elevation in Parkinson's Disease Phase III study (SURE-PD3) is in the final stage of clinical testing.
January 07, 2016
MJFF, Cynapsus and Intel announce a pilot incorporating wearable devices and "big data" approaches into a trial of a drug to help patients return to "on" from "off" episodes.
August 10, 2015
People with PD who use an Android smartphone can receive a free smartwatch from Fox Insight and contribute data on motor symptoms.
February 20, 2015
Sara Riggare says she visits her neurologist two times a year, for about 30 minutes. Her advice on how to spend the rest of the 8,765 hours in the year.
October 29, 2014
Laurine has participated in several studies leveraging technology to help researchers better diagnose and treat PD, including a study using wearable computing to gather information about PD symptoms.
August 18, 2014
Dr. William Marks talks to Dave Iverson about how wearable devices may help people with Parkinson's monitor their disease and help researchers test new therapies.