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Blood Tests To Diagnose Concussions To Be Discussed At Summit On Monday


By A.J. Perez

The diagnosis of concussions remains largely a subjective process.

A physician typically relies on the injured person injured to pass along symptoms and the diagnosis is made after an examination that includes a physical examination, memory and coordination. Kevin Hrusovsky, the executive chairman & CEO of Quanterix, is looking to make a concussion diagnosis as easy as flagging high cholesterol and mononucleosis.

Quanterix is one of handful of companies developing a blood test to detect concussions, one that Hrusovsky said could be commercially available within the next four years. The test is among several topics slated to be discussed at Monday’s Powering Precision Health Summit in Cambridge, Mass.

Read the remainder of the article at USA Today.