Kurt Warner among ex-pros backing new concussion treatment that aims to prevent CTE Kent Somers, azcentral sportsPublished 7:25 p.m. MT May 17, 2018 | Updated 3:20 p.m. MT May 19, 2018 CLOSE A new study by Boston University researcher Dr. Ann McKee examined the brains of 202 deceased football players and found that 110 of the […]
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Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre suffered a concussion on the last play of his career in 2010. Favre, who started a record 321 consecutive games spanning more than two decades, said that “probably 90 percent” of the tackles he endured resulted in some kind of concussion. RELATED STORIES Hoge & Jahns Podcast: What did […]
By JENNY VRENTAS November 07, 2017 On the last play of Brett Favre’s football career, he suffered a concussion. In the seven years since his retirement, the Hall of Fame quarterback has become increasingly honest regarding his concerns about the long-term consequences of the sport through which he made his name. There are times Favre will run into […]
The Prevacus story starts in Tallahassee, specifically at Florida High and Florida State University. Where the story ends is uncertain because nobody has all the answers concerning the long-term effects of concussions. However, the potentially groundbreaking drug could help change that. Prevacus is being developed by Jake VanLandingham, a neuroscientist and a former member of […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prevacus, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for concussion (mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)) and other neurological disorders; today announced that Dr. Jake VanLandingham and investor Brett Favre appeared on Fox Business’ “Mornings with Maria” on Friday, February 10, 2017 to discuss the Company’s […]
The article featured in The Tallahassee Democrat (seen below) is a perfect example of the many ways Prevacus & it’s team want to help people and the community! Go Noles!
The infusion of new faculty at Florida State University — approximately 200 total professors over the past two years — is already paying off in terms of sponsored research. For the 2014 fiscal year that ended June 30, FSU faculty accumulated slightly more than $230 million in grants and contracts, the bulk of it from federal […]
By Matt Horn July 15, 2013 After nearly 10 years in development; a new drug to help people with concussions is about to undergo testing. The drug, which was created in Florida, will help people after they get a concussion. Every year more than 1.3 million Americans bang their heads and end up with a […]