MedRhythms, a Portland-based digital health startup that uses sensors, software and music to help restore function lost to neurologic disease or injury, on Wednesday announced the launch of a clinical trial related to acute stroke.

The trial will be in partnership with UMass Memorial Healthcare and will examine the effect of a solution developed by the company on walking by patients with acute stroke.

Wednesday’s announcement comes as MedRhythms prepares to launch a trial in collaboration with Boston University related to Parkinson’s disease in the next few weeks, and amid an ongoing pivotal trial related to chronic stroke that has been expanded to eight trial sites. Read more