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Tag: Ray Dorsey

At-home sensors can spot Parkinson’s during sleep

At-home sensors can spot Parkinson’s during sleep

August 25, 2022

A device that passively monitors breathing during sleep not only detects Parkinson’s, but also tracks the disease’s progression over time.

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Software uses selfies to detect early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Software uses selfies to detect early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

November 15, 2021

Rochester computer scientist Ehsan Hoque and his colleagues have harnessed machine learning to accurately identify signs of the neurological disease by analyzing facial muscles.

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University of Rochester reimagines its future

University of Rochester reimagines its future

July 9, 2020

A new initiative asks the University community to reimagine the institution “from square one,” drawing on the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and financial challenges.

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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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Skin sensors provide wealth of patient data

Skin sensors provide wealth of patient data

March 16, 2017

In one current clinical trial, biosensors worn by patients with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease generate 25 million measurements over a two-day period.

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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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