Swedish Researchers Adopt Quanterix Arrays to Identify Concussion Biomarkers in Hockey Players | GenomeWeb

A research team at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden is using Quanterix's Single Molecule Array, or Simoa, platform to identify blood biomarkers related to brain injury.

As part of the project, the researchers are collaborating with the Swedish Hockey League to obtain samples and data that can be used to correlate the expression of tau proteins, which are found mostly in neurons of the central nervous system, with the severity of injury.

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