Press Releases For Month: March 2020
US Nuclear & Grapheton Provide Significant Advances for Parkinson’s Disease Therapy

US Nuclear & Grapheton Provide Significant Advances for Parkinson’s Disease Therapy

Los Angeles, CA.  March 17, 2020 – The next chapter in US Nuclear’s (OTC: UCLE) brain-machine interface revolution is treating Parkinson’s Disease. Over 10 million people live with Parkinson’s Disease worldwide.  Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative, progressive nervous system disorder that affects nerve cells in deep parts of the brain that control movement and memory. These nerve cells become impaired and/or die, thereby producing less dopamine thus ultimately causing the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. These symptoms include: tremors or shaking in your limbs, slowed movement, rigid muscles, impaired balance, coordination, and eventually, profound memory loss and dementia. Fortunately, advances in neurostimulation therapy, such as those made by Grapheton, have made it possible to treat this terrible disease.

The treatment is called ‘Deep Brain Stimulation’ (DBS) and involves the surgical implantation of electrodes in your brain that send electrical signals to the areas responsible for body movement. The electrodes do not damage healthy brain tissue or destroy nerve cells; instead, they produce electrical impulses that regulate the abnormal impulses, including those caused by Parkinson’s.

A short video made by University Hospitals on treating Parkinson’s Disease using Deep Brain Stimulation can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDTkuCDQU_4

Grapheton has pushed the development of neurostimulation probes even further.  Current implantable neural probes for DBS have electrodes that do not last longer than a few years and batteries that will deplete over time, therefore requiring repeat cranial surgeries that are expensive, inconvenient, and risky.  Current systems also only record electrical signals from the brain and provide a limited window into the complex electrical and chemical interactions in the areas of treatment which can cause side effects.

Grapheton has solved these issues by:

  1. Creating a new carbon-based electrode that doesn’t corrode and can last as long as 40 years or more, thereby greatly reducing the surgery required for maintenance.
  2. Creating a new self-charging battery that uses the brain’s own salty liquid environment as the power source, negating the need for battery replacement/maintenance.
  3. Two-way electrical and chemical communication with brain neurons which allows more effective, tailored, and on-demand electrical stimulation, and eliminates most of the current side-effects thus allowing treatment of a wider variety of patients.

Grapheton will provide the neurostimulation probes while US Nuclear provides the ancillary equipment for processing the electrical signals and data.

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About US Nuclear Corp.

Originally founded as a spin-off of the Manhattan project in 1946, US Nuclear is a premier manufacturer of hazmat detection equipment, including UAV, mounted radiation and chemical detection platforms. US Nuclear sales both domestically and internationally and customers include government and military agencies, homeland security, scientific and national laboratories, nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities, universities, hospitals, and many more.

Safe Harbor Act

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates, and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results.

Investors may find additional information regarding US Nuclear Corp. at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov, or the company’s website at www.usnuclearcorp.com

CONTACT:

US Nuclear Corp. (UCLE)
Robert I. Goldstein, President, CEO, and Chairman
Rachel Boulds, Chief Financial Officer
(818) 883 7043
Email: info@usnuclearcorp.com

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The Brain Machine Interface Will Change the World

US Nuclear The Brain-Machine Interface Will Change the World

Chapter 1: Prostheses and Artificial Arms and Legs

Los Angeles, CA.  March 2, 2020 – US Nuclear Corp. (OTC: UCLE) recently acquired a 40% stake in Grapheton Inc, and in doing so, joined the future of the brain-machine interface revolution.  The first chapter in this new journey is the use of prostheses, or artificial body parts, such as a leg or arm.

Due to accidents, wars, diabetes, and other causes, over 275 million Americans have lost a limb.  Additionally, many more people still have their limbs, but have lost their ability to use them due to mishaps, spinal injuries, and stroke.

Cutting edge technology from Grapheton and other pioneers in this field will allow these prostheses to be truly functional and widely available.  Grapheton alone has made several patented advancements, including: long-lasting carbon-based electrodes that do not corrode, self-charging supercapacitors (batteries without toxic chemicals), and two-way multi-modal communication with the brain and motor neurons.  US Nuclear has extensive experience in signal processing, and will help Grapheton with the ancillary equipment required to process the signal and facilitate communication between the brain and the prosthetic.  The age of the wooden leg is over.  With today’s technology, we can start replacing passive or cosmetic prostheses with advanced robotic systems.

The below video and study are produced by UPMC researchers and help demonstrate how Grapheton’s new, soft, and long-lasting ECoG (electrocorticography) probes that record from the surface of the brain and two-way neural communication with the brain and prosthetic would work in a similar fashion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1bO-29FhMU

The prosthetic market is fueled by a high rate of growth.  It was valued at $8.9 billion back in 2018, and with a CAGR of 6%, is projected to reach $15 billion by 2027.

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About US Nuclear Corp.

Originally founded as a spin-off of the Manhattan project in 1946, US Nuclear is a premier manufacturer of hazmat detection equipment, including UAV mounted radiation and chemical detection platforms. US Nuclear sells both domestically and internationally and customers include government and military agencies, homeland security, scientific and national laboratories, nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities, universities, hospitals, and many more.

Safe Harbor Act

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates, and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results.

Investors may find additional information regarding US Nuclear Corp. at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov, or the company’s website at www.usnuclearcorp.com

CONTACT:

US Nuclear Corp. (UCLE)
Robert I. Goldstein, President, CEO, and Chairman
Rachel Boulds, Chief Financial Officer
(818) 883 7043
Email: info@usnuclearcorp.com

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