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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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Can this Drug Save Football?

Brett Favre had a 20-year career in the NFL, including an iron-man stint in which he played in 321 straight games. But it was his last play in the league that was a painful exclamation point on his illustrious tenure. In December 2010, while playing for the Vikings, the quarterback was sacked and knocked out […]

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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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