Improved Deep Brain Stimulation System for Increased Therapeutic Efficacy
UCF Office of Research and Commercialization, Office of Technology Transfer, FL, United States
Deep Brain Stimulation system for the treatment of Parkinsonâ€™s disease. The system is optimized for therapeutic efficacy, reduced side effects, and patient comfort. Optimization focuses the electrical stimulation to only the targeted brain area, substantially reducing the power demands, and allowing for miniaturization of system components.
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Concept
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: UCF’s improved DBS system provides significant therapeutic advantages over current DBS devices, while reducing maintenance costs. The targeted therapy has reduced side effects and power demands. The system can be miniaturized for patient comfort and eliminates the need for a large battery power supply in the chest area.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 523
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: Other
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners