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Essential Tremor research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The specific aim of this study is to evaluate if tremor severity and quality of life can be improved more using continuous home monitoring along with traditional assessments versus traditional assessments alone.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosed with essential tremor - Currently taking medication to control tremor Exclusion Criteria: - Cognitive limitations that prevent comprehension or execution of study protocol

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Essential Tremor

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Device:Kinesia HomeView

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Tremor reports providedKinesia HomeView utilized to monitor tremor at home and reports provided to treating clinician

Tremor reports not providedKinesia HomeView utilized to monitor tremor at home and reports not provided to treating clinician

Study Status


Start Date: October 2013

Completed Date:

Phase: N/A

Type: Interventional


Primary Outcome: Clinical Global Impression-Change Scale score

Secondary Outcome: Clinical Global Impression-Severity Scale Score

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Dustin Heldman, PhD

Lead Sponsor: Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc.

Collaborator: Rush University Medical Center

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