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Purdue University researchers develop innovations to battle diabetes

November 24, 2015 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Food gatherings at Thanksgiving and Christmas require rigorous management by people affected by diabetes. Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, is the result of the breakdown of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes can be the result of a combination of obesity, high caloric intake and a sedentary lifestyle. Read More

SpeechVive receives R and D 100 Award for device to help people with Parkinson's disease communicate better

November 19, 2015 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A company commercializing a Purdue University innovation that helps individuals affected by Parkinson's disease to speak more loudly and communicate more effectively has been awarded a 2015 R&D 100 Award from the editors of R&D magazine.SpeechVive Inc., which licenses its technology through the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization, was recognized for its SpeechVive device. President and CEO Steve Mogensen said the R&D 100 Award is an honor. Read More