Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

RAZ Memory Cell Phone helps people with impaired speech

The RAZ Memory Cell Phone will allow people with impaired speech, including those with Parkinson’s disease, to speak using their own voice during video phone calls and be fully understood. The speech recognition technology was developed by Voiceitt, a voice AI and machine learning company, in partnership…

Continuous apomorphine infusion effective with advanced Parkinson’s

One year of continuous subcutaneous (under-the-skin) apomorphine infusion (CSAI) reduced the severity of advanced Parkinson’s disease among patients across India, a study showed. Disease motor symptoms, as well as various Parkinson’s nonmotor symptoms like fatigue, pain, anxiety and depression, — along with quality of life — improved…

Oral ATH434 improved motor function in monkeys

Alterity Therapeutics‘ ATH434 improved motor performance and overall function in non-human primates with induced Parkinson’s disease, according to data presented at the recent Future of Parkinson’s Disease Conference 2023. The investigational therapy is currently undergoing evaluation in an open-label biomarker study called ATH434-202 (NCT05864365), which has…

FDA sets date in 2024 for decision on SPN-830 apomorphine pump

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Supernus Pharmaceuticals‘ new application seeking approval of its apomorphine infusion pump — known as SPN-830 — to treat motor fluctuations in people with Parkinson’s disease. A decision on the company’s request, resubmitted last month in the form…