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FDA OKs Parkinson’s clinical trial to test NouvNeu001 cell therapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Iregene Therapeutics the green light to launch a clinical trial testing its cell therapy NouvNeu001, being developed for moderate to advanced Parkinson’s disease. According to the company, this marks a significant milestone, with NouvNeu001 becoming the world’s first…

Therapeutic Parkinson’s vaccine safely inhibits alpha-synuclein

UB-312, a therapeutic vaccine candidate from Vaxxinity, safely led to antibodies being produced that could target toxic clumps of the alpha-synuclein protein in people with Parkinson’s disease, according to final published data from a Phase 1 clinical trial. Having detectable antibody levels against alpha-synuclein in the cerebrospinal fluid…

OneRF ablation system gets ICD-10-PCS CMS procedure code

NeuroOne Medical Technologies said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) granted a new ICD-10-PCS code to its OneRF Ablation procedure, a development the company said will lead to greater use of the technology. Effective Oct. 1, hospitals will be allowed to report inpatient procedures performed with…

Coya extends research collaboration into exosomes from T-cells

Coya Therapeutics is building upon its collaboration with the Houston Methodist Research Institute, in Texas, to advance research into exosomes, or tiny packets released from regulatory T-cells (Tregs), a type of immune cells that keep inflammation in check. These exosomes contain molecules that, similar to Tregs, can cross the…

Effort integrates digital mobility data for Parkinson’s research

Remote health monitoring company Empatica is partnering with the consortium Mobilise-D to advance the use of digital endpoints in clinical care and research across disorders that include Parkinson’s disease. The collaboration will integrate Mobilise-D’s validated digital mobility outcomes (DMOs) with Empatica’s Health Monitoring Platform. With this,…