Wearables Applications for Movement Disorders

Speaker: Dustin Heldman 

Short Bio: Dustin A. Heldman, Ph.D., is the President and COO of Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies (GLNT). He has served as principal investigator on eight Phase I and four Phase II SBIR grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and is inventor on 38 awarded US patents relating to GLNT’s wearable sensing technology covering the software, hardware, algorithms, sensitivity, and applications.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Dr. Heldman completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University and his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis, both in Biomedical Engineering. After completing graduate school, he joined Cleveland Medical Devices (CleveMed) in 2007 as the senior biomedical engineering researcher. At CleveMed, he focused on the development and clinical validation of machine learning algorithms for quantifying movement disorder motor symptoms, which are now part of the Kinesia motor assessment systems. In 2010, Dr. Heldman became the first employee at GLNT when the movement disorder division of CleveMed was spun off into its own company. At GLNT, Dr. Heldman continued to lead the research team in the execution of clinical studies, algorithm development, and statistical analysis, becoming Biomedical Research Manager in 2010 and Biomedical Research Director in 2016. In 2018, Dr. Heldman became President and COO of GLNT, a role he still serves in today


Sep 08 2023


8:00 am - 9:00 am

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