Researchers try to detect brain disease from at-home sleep study

May 9, 2019

Activas Diagnostics, a UMaine spin-off company, is using sensors to better understand sleep patterns. With the data collected by sensors, researchers hope to be able to detect brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

(Reprint from News Center Maine 5/7/2019) ORONO –

No one can live without sleep. It’s a time to do nothing in order to reset and recharge for the next day.

But researchers at Activas Diagnostics, a UMaine spinoff company, say people can contribute to science while they catch some zzz’s. Read more here.