Max Little:
Um teste para a doença de Parkinson através de um telefonema

TEDGlobal 2012 · 6:04 · Filmed Jun 2012
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A doença de Parkinson afecta 6,3 milhões de pessoas em todo o mundo, causando fraqueza e tremores, mas não há uma maneira objectiva de a detectar antecipadamente. Até agora. Max Little, matemático aplicado e membro TED, está a testar uma ferramenta simples e barata que, em ensaios clínicos, é capaz de detectar a doença de Parkinson com 99% de precisão — através de um telefonema de 30 segundos.

Applied mathematician
Max Little is a mathematician whose research includes a breakthrough technique to monitor – and potentially screen for – Parkinson's disease through simple voice recordings. Full bio
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