Functional Neuromodulation CEO: Deep Brain Stimulation a Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Charlottesville, VA-based Functional Neuromodulation is conducting an advanced trial of the application of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy as a supplement for current Alzheimer’s Disease treatments. OneMedRadio’s Matt Margolis spoke with Dan O’Connell, co-founder and CEO of Functional Neuromodulation, about the science behind applying Deep Brain Stimulation to Alzheimer’s Disease, its current clinical trial, the lack of venture capital for Alzheimer’s research, and the regulatory obstacles that Functional Neuromodulation will face in the future.

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MAPPING THE B.R.A.I.N.

On April 2nd, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled the “BRAIN” Initiative, which is short for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies. The BRAIN Initiative may be known as the spiritual successor to the Human Genome Project, not only for its desire to understand a mysterious place known to medical science, but for taking its cues from the initial success of the HGP.

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Jan Medical’s Nautilus Neurowave Platform Could Be a Game-Changer for Quickly Identifying Stroke and Other Brain Abnormalities

Every 21 seconds, someone suffers a serious brain injury, such as a stroke, which is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability. Today, Jan Medical is on the cusp of commercializing its first application of a revolutionary system, Nautilus NeurowaveTM, designed to help doctors quickly identify vasospasm and strokes.

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Sector Reports on Investment Opportunities in Health and Medicine Featured at 5th Annual OneMedForum

OneMedPlace announced today that OneMedForum San Francisco 2012 will feature special reports in 8 healthcare sectors.

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The Neurology Market: A Glance (video)

The plethora of recent reports of new genes and pathways linked to neurological diseases shows that the underlying causes of these diseases are far from certain.

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Electrical Geodesics Develops Electroencephalography Apparatuses Used In Breakthrough Scientific Works

Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI) is a specialized medical devices company that develops advanced electroencephalography apparatuses. Electroencephalography is the recording of […]

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