Moderator: gloria

By admin
#5171
An update has been posted for the clinical study “rTMS Therapy for Primary Orthostatic Tremor”. The update mentions that the study is currently recruiting participants. For more information about rTMS and the purpose of the study please see the link below:

http://bit.ly/rTMS_OT_ClinicalStudy

If you are interested learning more about what is a Clinical Study and/or what is involved with participation in a clinical study visit the link below:

http://bit.ly/clinicalStudies

**This clinical study was funded through the NORD Orthostatic Tremor research grant with contributions from the Orthostatic Tremor community and a special grant from Lundbeck Inc.’s “Raise Your Hand to Fight Rare Diseases” campaign.

Read more about the Orthostatic Tremor research fund at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the NORD research fund at the following link: http://bit.ly/otResearchInfo

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By admin
#5525
The information below was included in the December 2016 update:
Dr. Aparna Wagle Shukla, MD, Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Clinical Trials and Director of the TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Physiology Laboratory, Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration at the University of Florida, Gainesville, is just getting set up to begin her clinical trials regarding rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy for Primary Orthostatic Tremor: A Novel Treatment Approach.

Dr. Shukla will be recruiting about 12 patients over the next six to eight weeks and expects to have results by spring of 2017. She will be submitting abstracts for the American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society meetings to be held in 2017.
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