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    Neuromod welcomes Hearing Industry Leader
    Dublin, Ireland, Neuromod Devices Limited (“Neuromod”), an Irish medical technology company specialising in non-invasive neuromodulation technologies, is pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher M. Smith is a Strategic Advisor to the Board as of June 1st, 2018 and will join the company’s Board of Directors from January 3rd, 2019.
    Neuromod announces the appointment of Dr. Hubert Lim, as Chief Scientific Officer
    Neuromod Devices Limited ("Neuromod"), an Irish medical technology company specialising in non-invasive neuromodulation technologies, announces the appointment of Dr. Hubert Lim, a world-renowned scientist and thought leader in auditory neuroscience, neuroplasticity and neuromostimulation, as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Lim is a widely-published leader in the neural engineering field, and has been at the forefront of the development and translation of brain-machine interfaces from scientific concept into clinical application. His work has a strong focus on the improvement of invasive and non-invasive neurostimulation approaches for treating unmet medical needs in hearing and other therapeutic areas. Dr. Lim is Associate Professor and Institute for Translational Neuroscience Scholar at the University of Minnesota, United States and will continue to oversee a number of activities at his SONIC (Sensory Optimization and Neural Implant Coding) Lab from his new base in Ireland.
    Neuromod Announces €5.5 million in Series A funding
    Dublin, Ireland | 30 September, 2015 – Neuromod Devices Limited (Neuromod), an Irish medical device company specialising in the treatment of chronic tinnitus, announces that it has raised €5.5 million ($6.2million) in Series A Funding from international life sciences venture capital fund Fountain Healthcare Partners. The investment will be used to further enhance scientific and clinical understanding of its bi-modal neuromodulation device, mutebutton®, and commence US clinical trials of the device. The international launch of mutebutton® is targeted for 2018.
    Neuromod Secures €655K Investment
    Neuromod Devices has raised €655,000 in capital from company management private investors through an Employment and Investment Incentive (EII) tax-relief scheme. The investment will fund the continued expansion of the company as they prepare to obtain further clinical data to secure global regulatory approvals for the company’s neuromodulation technology for tinnitus. Neuromod Devices is headquartered in NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin (UCD). The company anticipates the Irish launch of the mutebutton® system in Dec 2014, ahead of a wider European launch commencing early 2015.
    Neuromod Wins IMDA ‘Best Emerging Company’ 2014
    Enterprise Ireland, IMDA and IDA Ireland are delighted to announce Neuromod Devices Ltd as winners of The Emerging Medical Company of the Year 2014 – 2015 at the 8th annual Medical Industry Excellence Awards. On winning the award Dr. Ross O’Neill, Chief Executive Officer of Neuromod Devices Ltd expressed his appreciation “It is an honour to be awarded the Emerging Company of the Year by the IMDA, especially in Ireland where we have such a thriving medical technology sector which employs 25,000 people nationwide and accounts for €8bn in exports. We appreciate the ongoing support of IMDA, IBEC and agencies like Enterprise Ireland which enable global innovation in Ireland and help to position Irish companies like Neuromod Devices for global success. We are truly honoured."
    Minister Bruton announces New Jobs at Neuromod
    The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that Neuromod Devices will create an additional 50 jobs in Dublin over the coming years. These highly specialised roles will be key in supporting its growth targets to become a leading global provider of neuromodulation treatments for chronic conditions. This project has been supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland.
    Neuromod secures CE Mark for mutebutton
    Neuromod Devices today announced it has successfully secured the CE Mark for a new bimodal neuromodulation device for the treatment of tinnitus. The certification was awarded by the company’s Notified Body, the British Standards Institute (BSi) and certifies the safety and efficacy of the product and the competency of the manufacturer.
    Neuromod Secures ISO 13485 Certification
    Neuromod Devices today announced that it has successfully secured ISO 13485 certification for its quality management system. The certification was awarded by the company’s Notified Body, the British Standards Institute (BSi) and independently validates the company’s ability to design and manufacture medical devices that meet both customer and regulatory requirements.
    Neuromod secures €609K Seed Funding
    Neuromod Devices has secured an investment of €609,000, comprising of €200,000 from Enterprise Ireland and €409,000 from company management and private investors through an Employment and Investment Incentive (EII) tax-relief scheme. The investment will fund the development and ISO 13485 accreditation the company’s quality management system and CE marking of the company’s bimodal neuromodulation device.
    Neuromod Secures €580k Seed Funding
    The funds will enable the company to progress the implementation of an ISO 13485 compliant quality management system and secure manufacturing partners.
    Safety and Feasibility Pilot Study Completed:
    A cohort of 54 patients used a bimodal (auditory and somatosensory) stimulation device for 10 weeks. The study was approved by the Research Ethics Committee (REC) of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth and conducted in the Hermitage Medical Centre, Lucan, Co. Dublin. Nether the REC or the Hermitage Medical Centre required registration to a clinical trials registry. The study was considered a feasibility study, and was therefore exempted from registration under FDAAA 801. Auditory stimulation was delivered via headphones and somatosensory stimulation was delivered via electrical stimulation of the tongue. Patient usage, logged by the device, was used to classify patients as compliant or noncompliant. Safety was assessed by reported adverse events and changes in tinnitus outcome measures. Response to treatment was assessed using tinnitus outcome measures: Minimum Masking Level (MML), Tinnitus Loudness Matching (TLM), and Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI). The device was well tolerated by patients and no adverse events or serious difficulties using the device were reported. Overall, 68% of patients met the defined compliance threshold. Compliant patients (N = 30) demonstrated statistically significant improvements in mean outcome measures after 10 weeks of treatment: THI (−11.7 pts, p < 0.001), TLM (−7.5dB, p < 0.001), and MML (−9.7dB, p < 0.001). The noncompliant group (N = 14) demonstrated no statistical improvements. This study demonstrates the feasibility and safety of a new bi-modal stimulation device and supports the potential efficacy of this new treatment for tinnitus.
    Neuromod Secures €850K in Seed Funding
    Neuromod Devices announces it has secured a €200,000 investment from Enterprise Ireland and a further €650,000 from private investors to design and manufacture a stable clinical prototype and conduct pilot safety and feasibility studies into its new bimodal neuromodulation device for the treatment of tinnitus.
    Neuromod Company Incorporation
    Neuromod Devices (t/a mutebutton limited) is incorporated by company founder and CEO, Dr. Ross O’Neill. An Irish medical device company specialising in neuromodulation technology, the company will work with academic and clinical partners to research and develop ‘mutebutton’, a new multisensory approach to tinnitus treatment. CEO Ross O’Neill said, “I am excited to announce our plans to research, develop and clinically evaluate ‘mutebutton’, which is a completely new multisensory approach to the treatment of tinnitus. This is the first time that such a multisensory approach has been taken in human clinical research. Building on promising data from earlier studies, we hope to refine the treatment, obtain further clinical evidence and secure regulatory approval for this promising new technology.