July 18, 2018

Scientists [Using PET Imaging] Hunt For A Test To Diagnose Chronic Brain Injury In Living People

The small study involved seven military personnel — five veterans and two active duty — who’d had brain injuries and experienced CTE-type symptoms, such as memory loss and mood swings. They were injected with FDDNP. The FDDNP tracer binds with the abnormal proteins in the brain and then appears in neural PET scans. {read more here}