FDA Clears Parky App, Device to Monitor Motor Symptoms

24 November 2022

An illustration of a handshake with one person wearing a watch.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given h2o therapeutics 510(k) marketing clearance for its Parky app that monitors motor symptoms in Parkinson’s patients via measurements recorded by an Apple Watch.

“As a woman-founded, non [venture capital]-backed company based in Turkey, receiving our first 510(k) clearance is a huge milestone for us,” Yagmur Selin Gulmus, h2o’s founder, said in a company press release.

“We believe Parky will bring great value to the Parkinson’s Disease community as an easily scalable and data-driven product,” Gulmus added.

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