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University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

October 4, 2018

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Mobile apps could hold key to Parkinson’s research

Mobile apps could hold key to Parkinson’s research

March 26, 2018

A new Medical Center study shows that smartphone technology can accurately track the severity of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The findings could help researchers and clinicians develop new drugs and better treatments for this challenging disease.

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Neurologist calls Parkinson’s ‘imminent pandemic’

Neurologist calls Parkinson’s ‘imminent pandemic’

November 13, 2017

Writing in the journal JAMA Neurology, Medical Center neurologist Ray Dorsey and his co-author argue that the medical community must be mobilized to respond to Parkinson’s disease, the fastest growing cause of disability.

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Data, technology drive new approaches to Parkinson’s care

Data, technology drive new approaches to Parkinson’s care

October 18, 2017

Medical Center researchers are reaching for new tools, such as algorithms, machine learning, computer simulations, and mobile technologies, to both improve care and identify new therapies for complex, multi-system diseases like Parkinson’s.

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Student work earns national praise in data science competition

Student work earns national praise in data science competition

March 24, 2017

A computer model to help clinicians predict Parkinson’s disease progression has landed two Rochester undergraduates and their faculty mentor a top honor from the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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Telemedicine program will extend Parkinson’s care across state

Telemedicine program will extend Parkinson’s care across state

June 14, 2016

The Parkinson’s Disease Care New York program, launched by neurologists at UR Medicine, will serve as a national model and provide free care to as many as 500 underserved patients across New York.

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Parkinson’s app first to be included in Apple’s new ‘CareKit’ platform

Parkinson’s app first to be included in Apple’s new ‘CareKit’ platform

March 21, 2016

The mPower app gathers real-time data from Parkinson’s patients in an effort to understand how the disease affects daily life and allows patients to track their symptoms and treatments.

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What Apple has learned from ResearchKit so far

What Apple has learned from ResearchKit so far

May 27, 2015

Apple operations chief Jeff Williams says that ResearchKit — the suite of medical research tools for the iPhone that Apple launched in March — has already helped researchers make a lot of interesting discoveries.

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Medical Center start-up takes aim at memory, cognition problems

Medical Center start-up takes aim at memory, cognition problems

April 30, 2015

Medications are available to treat many of the symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, but there is no drug that improves the memory and cognitive problems that often plague patients. A new start-up company, built around research conducted at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, hopes to change that.

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Apple boots Nike and Fitbit out of its stores as it prepares unveil fitness tracking Watch

Apple boots Nike and Fitbit out of its stores as it prepares unveil fitness tracking Watch

March 12, 2015

The Apple Watch app is available from the App Store and can be downloaded today as part of the upgrade to iOS 8.2. Parkinson’s mPower: Developed by Sage Bionetworks and the University of Rochester, the Parkinson mPower app helps people living with Parkinson’s disease track their symptoms.

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