Brainsway gets FDA approval to begin bipolar disorder trial

4 November 2011 (Last Updated November 4th, 2011 03:30)

Brainsway has received investigational device exemption approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a multicentre clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of its deep transcranial magnetic stimulation device as a treatment for bipolar disorder.

Brainsway has received investigational device exemption approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a multicentre clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of its deep transcranial magnetic stimulation device as a treatment for bipolar disorder.

The device enables non-invasive depolarisation or hyperpolarisation of brain neurons.

The trial will involve on 120 patients at nine medical centres.