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Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain.


An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular Neuroimaging (MNI) LLC, and published in the journal Translational Psychiatry. Specifically, the study results suggest that an experimental radiolabelled compound called [18

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