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Vanderbilt spinoff company adds to local high-tech growth

Oct. 26, 2012—Neurotargeting, LLC has been awarded a three-year $2.7 million grant to continue development of an integrated solution for the treatment and management of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. The Nashville company was founded in October 2007 by two Vanderbilt University engineers and a...

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Vanderbilt engineers, neurosurgeon develop database, software that improves Parkinson’s surgery

Sep. 14, 2010—As reported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) For patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, simple activities such as drinking a cup of coffee or walking to the dinner table present a challenge. Their limbs jerk or move without control. Medication can ease these symptoms, but over time the...

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