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Concussion Breakthrough: Diagnosing Head Injuries With New Blood Test


This TV segment and article originally appeared on NECN. Read an excerpt from the article and watch the full segment below: 

Diagnosing head injuries can be challenging, putting young football players at risk, but a local company has the potential to change that with a new blood test.

Knowing what to look for can be difficult for coaches trying to protect their young players from injury. Many times, people don’t present symptoms when they’ve had a concussion.

Quanterix, a Massachusetts-based diagnostics company, has found a way to test for concussions with a blood test, using technology called SIMOA (Singular Molecule Array Technology).

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