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NIH-backed device is first to offer long-term wireless monitoring of Parkinson’s patients’ brain activity – FierceBiotech

In a veritable whirlwind of neurological discovery—a brain storm, if you will—researchers have developed a device with the potential to massively improve our understanding…

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In a veritable whirlwind of neurological discoverya brain storm, if you willresearchers have developed a device with the potential to massively improve our understanding of the effects of Parkinsons disease on brain activity.
The system includes a neurostimulation device implanted on a patients chest, with thin wires connected to electrodes in the brain. Those electrodes track brain activity and transmit the collected data to a nearby pocket-sized device. The receiver, in turn, uploads the data…

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