April 8, 2015

FDDNP-PET gives insight into brain trauma of NFL players

Brain scans with the PET radiopharmaceutical FDDNP of former National Football League (NFL) players who experienced multiple concussions show patterns that are similar to patients who experienced chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to an April 6 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. {read more here}