Investment Backs Vibrating Device That Eases Motor Symptoms

Investment Backs Vibrating Device That Eases Motor Symptoms

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Investment Backs Vibrating Device That Eases Motor Symptoms

The Imperial College Investment Fund (ICIF) has invested £205,000 (about $283,000) in Charco Neurotech to support the development of CUE1, a non-invasive wearable device that uses controlled vibration to ease stiffness and slowness of movement in people with Parkinson’s disease. According to Lucy Jung, former student at Imperial College and one of Charco’s co-founders, CUE1 is a simple device that has the potential to help patients with Parkinson’s walk and perform fine motor tasks. Charco…

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