When Florencia Cerruti was 47 years old, she was at the peak of her career. She worked at the Presidency of the Republic in Uruguay, in the highest professional position that one can achieve, following her master’s degree in nutrition.
Like many of the people we have had the great pleasure of speaking with, the delivery of Mark’s Parkinson’s diagnosis was blunt. His GP initially told him he was far too young to have Parkinson’s. He went on to see a specialist in what felt like a consultation lasting only a few minutes.
Our journey to a viable product began with a wonderful lady named Ruth and an invite to a Parkinson’s UK Peterborough branch
coffee morning. It was at this coffee morning at the beginning of 2019 that we met a number of people with Parkinson’s who were to go on to give kindly and generously of their time and energy.
As most areas in the UK ease out of lockdown, and others enter into it again, finding a ‘new normal’ can be stressful and challenging, particularly for those with Parkinson’s. Following a ‘Life After Lockdown’ webinar with Parkinson’s Concierge,
The Charco Neurotech team are developing the CUE1
device with, and for, people with Parkinson’s. We are therefore grateful to have spoken with another medical technology company founder, Bruce Hellman, co-founder and CEO of uMotif
,to hear what inspired him
Dr Amit Batla is a movement disorders specialist and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, in London.We are very grateful that he was able to answer some questions from the Parkinson’s community
George’s mother, Sharon Riff Ackerman, sadly passed away in January, after living with Parkinson’s for at least 15 years. Five years ago, after her daily life started to be affected, George dedicated himself to making sure that she received the best care.
A diagnosis of Parkinson’s may invoke a range of emotions. We at Charco Neurotech aim to improve the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s and those around them, and we understand that greater knowledge of the condition and discovering the experience of others is beneficial for this.