University of Pittsburgh, Axela Test for Shaken Baby Syndrome Shows 90 Percent Sensitivity in Study
The blood-based test is based on three serum biomarkers —matrix metallopeptidase-9, neuron-specific enolase, and vascular cellular adhesion molecule-1.
Quanterix Lands $500K NFL Head Injury Grant
Quanterix has won a second GE NFL Head Health Challenge I grant and will use it to develop diagnostics with biomarkers discovered under the first grant.
Nothing Fishy Here: Researchers Explore Use of Human Biomarker to Study Head Injuries in Salmon
The study is the first to look at a clinical biomarker to assess potential ecological risk assessment. Eventually, they hope to develop an assay that hydropower operators can use to evaluate how their facilities may be affecting the survival of fish populations, especially those that may be endangered.