Research News

Essential tremor treatment: Sydney nun first in southern hemisphere to undergo breakthrough procedure

22 Nov 2018

A Sydney nun is the first in the southern hemisphere to undergo a non-invasive procedure to treat her severe tremor. 

by Gabriella Rogers


Hand-stabilising glove team shortlisted for Science Start-up of the Year

14 Nov 2018

Wearable tech Imperial startup, GyroGear, were finalists of Science Startup of the Year at the Falling Walls conference in Germany.

by Stephen Johns

Imperial College London

Do people with tremor live longer?

26 Oct 2018

Take part in research to discover if people with familial essential tremor live longer.

Hand-stabilising glove wins €1.8M European funding

10 Aug 2018

An Imperial startup has received €1.8M from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme to develop a device that helps stabilise the hands of people with tremors.

by Deborah Evanson

Imperial College London

Imperial Health Charity launch

27 Jun 2018

The National Tremor Foundation were delighted to be invited to the Imperial Health Charity launch of a £1.5 million fundraising campaign to help develop a new treatment for patients with essential tremor.

Are you thinking of going to the Annual Meeting on Saturday 16th June? See the programme and help with a small project

23 May 2018

Familial essential tremor study on lifespan and smell sense ethical approval given by Queen Mary University London we now need volunteers for the Annual Conference, June 16th at The Holiday Inn, Brook Street, Brentwood, Essex.

AI improves touchscreen interfaces for users with impairments

29 Mar 2018

People with tremor, dyslexia, Alzheimer's, or poor eyesight can improve efficiency of smartphone use without expensive devices.

Science Daily

A review of the current therapies, challenges, and future directions of transcranial focused ultrasound technology

16 Jan 2018

Magnetic resonance imaging–guided focused ultrasound ablation has been approved for the treatment of refractory essential tremor and is being studied for other neurological indications.

JAMA Neurol

Take part in tremor research

20 Oct 2017

Plymouth University are looking to recruit participants for an exciting new dissertation research project!

Trial of MRguided Focus Ultrasound for essential tremor at Imperial College

9 Sep 2017

Imperial College have successfully treated 10 patients with essential tremor and completed the annual follow up assessment on one patient.

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