App Allows Parkinson’s Patients To Share Symptom Data with Researchers

A new iPhone mobile app which allows patients with Parkinson’s disease to track their symptoms in real time and share this information with researchers was featured by Apple executives today during the company’s semi-annual product launch event.

The app, dubbed Parkinson mPower (Mobile Parkinson Observatory for Worldwide, Evidenced-based Research), was developed by Sage Bionetworks, non-profit research organization based in Seattle, in partnership with Dorsey and Karl Kieburtz, MD, MPH from the University of Rochester, and Max Little, PhD, a mathematician and lecturer at Aston University in the United Kingdom. mPower is available to download immediately at the Apple App Store.

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