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Mobilise-D

Connecting digital mobility assessment to clinical outcomes for regulatory and clinical endorsement

Durada
2019-2024
Coordinador
Lynn Rochester (Newcastle University)
Finançadors
Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)

Mobility – how well we walk – is an important marker of health; a slow walking speed is associated with a greater risk of disease, cognitive decline, risk of falls and even earlier death. As the population ages, the number of people experiencing mobility issues is expected to rise. However, accurately assessing people’s mobility, especially in the real world, is far from easy.

MOBILISE-D aims to develop a comprehensive system to analyse people’s gait based on digital technologies, including sensors worn on the body. The project focuses on conditions which often affect mobility, namely chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, hip fracture recovery, and congestive heart failure.

The project plans to work closely with regulators and other stakeholders to ensure that the solutions are accepted. Once validated, the MOBILISE-D results will help to improve the accurate assessment of mobility in clinical trials. They will also make it easier for clinicians to monitor patients’ mobility and thereby contribute to improved, more personalised caret

Budget

1,597,781 euros (total 24 millions €)

Our Team

ISGlobal Principal Investigator (PI)

  • Judith Garcia
    Judith Garcia Cap del programa de Malalties no transmisibles i medi ambient

ISGlobal Team

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