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Boston Globe: The search for a pill that treats concussions

The search for a pill that treats concussions MICHAEL SWENSEN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE William Korinek, CEO of Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals, played tag football in Mystic with his two sons and friends. By Jonathan Saltzman GLOBE STAFF  NOVEMBER 23, 2018 William Korinek loves professional football and, as a native Minnesotan who moved to New England in 1995, he roots […]

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Prevasol May Have a Bold Impact on Preventing CTE

Prevasol May Have A Bold Impact On Preventing CTE 21 November Over 1.7 million people in the U.S. are treated for concussions according to the Centers for Disease Control. This figure doesn’t include those with minor brain injuries who fail to seek medical attention. These statistics, combined with changing social perspectives on contact sports and […]

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Prevacus Announces Use of blinktbi’s EyeStat in Upcoming Phase 1 Clinical Study

Prevacus Announces Use of blinktbi’s EyeStat in Upcoming Phase 1 Clinical Study NEWS PROVIDED BY Prevacus, Inc. Jul 13, 2018, 07:30 ET TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Prevacus, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for concussion (mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and other neurological disorders today announced a partnership with blinktbi, Inc for […]

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EXCLUSIVE: NFL legend Brett Favre would rather be remembered for ENDING youth tackle football than his Hall of Fame career if it means saving kids from the head traumas he endured for decades

EXCLUSIVE: NFL legend Brett Favre would rather be remembered for ENDING youth tackle football than his Hall of Fame career if it means saving kids from the head traumas he endured for decades After suffering what he estimates to be thousands of concussions during his 20 NFL seasons, Favre is now an outspoken critic of […]

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Brett Favre, Concussion Victim, Is Backing Research into a Concussion Drug

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 […]

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A Local Solution for Concussion ‘Epidemic’: Prevacus Could be a Football Sideline Staple

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 […]

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