Soterix wins IDE for depression treatment trial

Soterix Medical announced today that it received FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) to launch a trial of its tDCS-LTE) neuromodulation system.

New York-based Soterix Medical’s transcranial direct current stimulation-limited total energy (tDCS-LTE) system is an at-home platform for people suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD).

The proprietary technology is designed to support the home-based tDCS, including the single-use SNAPpad electrodes and the ElextraRx digital healthcare platform, according to a news release.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Soterix says there is an even more urgent need for reliable at-home intervention for patients with MDD. With the IDE trial, it’s setting out to benefit those patients whose access to depression therapy has been limited as a result of the pandemic.

“The home-based tDCS-LTE therapy continues our commitment to lead in the creation of innovative non-invasive neuromodulation trea…

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