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Prevacus Announces the Addition of Key Individuals to its Sports Advisory Board

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 22, 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 the addition of Steve Mariucci, Eddie DeBartolo Jr., Matt Hasselbeck and Warren Moon to its sports advisory board. “I am delighted to have the […]

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Prevacus Announces Appearance on Fox Business

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 […]

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Prevacus to Begin Phase 1 Clinical Studies of PRV-002 for the Treatment of Concussion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prevacus, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for concussion aka mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and other neurological disorders; today announced plans to initiate Phase 1 clinical studies of a novel treatment for concussion in humans. The Company expects to initiate its Phase 1 […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Jake VanLandingham: “It’s Time to Change the Way We Treat Concussions, Not the Game of Football.”

Tallahassee, FL – Dr. Jake VanLandingham, an expert in the field of neuroscience and Founder and President of Prevacus Inc., a Florida-based pharmaceutical company currently developing the first field-deliverable drug to treat concussions, said the new rule issued by the NCAA to protect athletes from concussions reiterates the importance of developing a treatment to the […]

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New Concussion Drug Created In Florida

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 […]

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Concussion Prevention

Kurt Zimmerman treats hundreds of athletes each year as Maclay’s athletic trainer. This is his seventh year at the school. But Zimmerman only started learning about concussions four years ago. He’s now using the ImPACT testing tool, a computerized-based system that helps determine whether an individual can return to play. It’s a staple in Leon County, one of the only counties in Florida to implement this protocol at the high school level.

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Special Report: Concussion Dangers

Amber Eagen can remember the first time she got a concussion. It was two years ago during a basketball game. She took an elbow to the head and dropped to the floor. “I had never gotten one before,” Eagen said. “And I didn’t know how bad it was. I hear about concussions, but you never really know what it’s like until you go through it.”

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