Mobilise-D and Cure Parkinson’s UK in strategic partnership to accelerate the translation of research into clinical practice

We are excited to announce our strategic partnership with Cure Parkinson’s UK, working closely together to bring our research and clinical studies closer to patients and the public. We asked Helen Matthews, Deputy CEO of Cure Parkinson’s, to share with us her vision about the benefits of the research and clinical trials in Parkinson’s Disease,…

Grosshansdorf is the first Mobilise-D site to reach their target number of participants in the Clinical Validation Study

We are very proud to announce that the Pulmonary Research Institute (PRI) in Grosshandorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, is the first clinical site in our ongoing Clinical Validation Study that has reached their target number of included participants. They just reported that participant #140 has entered the Mobilise-D study, thereby completing their target for the COPD (Chronic…

Episode 5: Digitalisation in medicine from a doctor’s point of view

The development of new digital technologies can help doctors and researchers to monitor physical functioning and health in a patient’s own home environment. This impacts how diagnoses are made, how therapies are monitored, and how we look at the impact of symptoms on the individual. In this episode of our Spotlight series, you can read about our German Mobiliser Hanna Hildesheim, how she ended up in research, and what thoughts she has…

Novartis job opportunity for analysis of wearable sensor data for Digital Mobility Outcomes

Novartis is now looking for a Digital Data Scientist to join their group and participate in their ground-breaking medical research activities that redefine the grammar for medicine in the post-genome era. The Digital Data Scientist in Novartis will understand complex and critical business problems, formulate integrated analytical approach to mine data sources, employ statistical methods…

Episode 4: The Cyclone Challenge – Mobiliser raising money for PD UK

The day had finally arrived. The day for the Cyclone Challenge Ride. Saturday, July 03, the day mobiliser Alison Yarnall and her friend Naomi were going to ride their bicycles for 108 miles (173,8 km). The day they wanted to raise money for a good cause. The day they raised money for Parkinson’s UK.  The reason why Alison wanted to raise money for Parkinson’s UK by racing 108 miles can be explained by…

EMA Public Support for Mobilise-D: Follow-up

In the first year of Mobilise-D, we asked the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for Qualification Advice regarding Digital Mobility Outcomes (DMOs). EMA published their first letter of support in April 2020 that publicly endorsed our initial stage in the wider objective of the Mobilise-D consortium to pursue the qualification of Digital Mobility Outcomes (DMOs) as…

Episode 3: Making a difference in people’s lives – Silvia Del Din awarded a NUAcT Fellowship.

Our Mobilise-D colleague Dr. Silvia Del-Din has always been fascinated by research and the idea of “making a difference in people’s lives”. Here she explains her role in Mobilise-D, her new NUAcT fellowship at Newcastle University, and her perspective on how remote monitoring can revolutionize healthcare.  Silvia (37) was born in Agordo in the North-East of Italy and is a great fan of travelling and hiking. In her professional life, she has been involved in research for more than 10 years now. But how did a young girl from a small town nestled in the Dolomites, end up doing…

Key challenges in the use & development of digital endpoints from a health technology assessment (HTA) perspective

Digital endpoints offer a great potential to be considered in the HTA framework. So far, however, there is no institutional way in.  On February 15, 2021, IMI Neuronet hosted an online meeting of its working group on health technology assessment (HTA) and regulatory interactions, moderated by Diana O’Rourke from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The discussions were based around the experiences of three different IMI projects that are…