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Agenda and 20 Speakers unveiled @ 2019 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (May 7–9th)

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We are pleased to announce the pre­lim­i­nary Agen­da for the 2019 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (May 7–9th), includ­ing the first 20 con­firmed Speak­ers. Please con­sid­er join­ing us — the more the mer­ri­er to explore emerg­ing best prac­tices and to Shape the future of Brain Health!

Also, a quick reminder that the Brainnova­tions Pitch Con­test is open for sub­mis­sions till Fri­day, April 26th. If your com­pa­ny was found­ed no ear­li­er than 2013, please learn more and sub­mit an entry. Giv­en the great set of inno­va­tions dis­cussed dur­ing the first edi­tion of the con­test our world-class Judg­ing Pan­el and Sum­mit par­tic­i­pants can’t wait to hear from you!

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The FDA warns consumers not to use unapproved apps and devices to diagnose concussion

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FDA warns pub­lic not to use unap­proved or uncleared med­ical devices to help assess or diag­nose a con­cus­sion (news release):

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion is warn­ing the pub­lic not to use med­ical devices mar­ket­ed to con­sumers that claim to help assess, diag­nose or man­age head injury, includ­ing con­cus­sion, trau­mat­ic brain injury (TBI) or mild TBI. Read the rest of this entry »

Trend: The more prostheses the higher the need for intuitive interfaces and design

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CDT-Neu­ro stu­dent leads team to win £10K Robot­ics & Inno­va­tion prize (Impe­r­i­al Col­lege Lon­don):

Irene Mendez Guer­ra (CDT Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy), Ben Lakey (Mitt and Impe­r­i­al alum­ni), Ivan Vujak­li­ja (Prof. Aal­to Uni­ver­si­ty and for­mer Impe­r­i­al asso­ciate) and Dario Fari­na (Chair Neu­rore­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Engi­neer­ing, Impe­r­i­al) have cre­at­ed Nav­i­ga, which is devel­op­ing intu­itive, user friend­ly con­trols for pros­the­ses … Naviga’s con­trol sys­tem elim­i­nates the long train­ing ses­sions and improves the cur­rent con­trol approach­es to increase the accep­tance, usage, and func­tion­al­i­ty of cur­rent pros­the­ses.”

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Shaping the Future of Mental Health

We hope you enjoy this slid­edeck sup­port­ing two great ses­sions held dur­ing the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit: Brain Health & Enhance­ment in the Dig­i­tal Age (Decem­ber 5–7th, 2017). Read the rest of this entry »

Save the Date to shape the Future of Brain Health: May 7–9th, 2019

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