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WGBH | December 13, 2016
Diagnosing a concussion is less than an exact science, but that could change with new technology being developed by a local company. WGBH News’ Stephanie Leydon (@stephanieleydon) has details of a blood test that could improve how this type of head trauma is diagnosed.
Wired | January 17, 2017
“It’s like trying to find grains of sand in a thousand Olympic-size swimming pools,” says Jessica Gill, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health who studies brain trauma and PTSD in soldiers. “That’s why we hadn’t been looking for it, even though we always thought it was there.” But now,…
Biocompare | February 7, 2017
Traditionally, an ELISA provides such accuracy because it is so focused, using antibodies that are specific to one cytokine or particular form.
Undark | March 14, 2017
A new ecosystem of portable technologies has the potential to enhance our ability to treat and mitigate the effects of head trauma.
SportTechie| May 17, 2017
Simoa is considerably advancing the study of concussions because researchers are using it to detect biomarkers — proteins whose concentrations can be indicative of TBI — that were previously undetectable. The most well-known of these concussion biomarkers is a protein called tau.