Parkinson's

3D printed rubbery brain implants

3D printed rubbery brain implants

Engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain’s contours and monitor activity over longer periods.

Fighting hand tremors with AI and robots

Fighting hand tremors with AI and robots

Researchers have tapped AI techniques to build an algorithmic model that will make the robots more accurate, faster, and safer when battling hand tremors.

Therapies without drugs

Therapies without drugs

Researchers are investigating the potential of microimplants to stimulate nerve cells and treat chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, or Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s: Patient treated with Deep Brain Stimulation device

Parkinson’s: Patient treated with Deep Brain Stimulation device

The first Parkinson's patient worldwide was treated with a new neurostimulator, which enables better, more personalized care for patients.

Biosensor may help guide treatment of Alzheimer’s

Biosensor may help guide treatment of Alzheimer’s

Researchers have created biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Parkinson’s diseases.

AI system tracks tremors in Parkinson’s patients

AI system tracks tremors in Parkinson’s patients

Researchers have developed machine learning algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously track tremor severity in Parkinson's patients.