A brain-scan helmet could transform the way dementia and concussions are detected, and it’s made by
Updated: Feb 19
Posted: 1:46 PM, April 13, 2018 Updated: 1:49 PM, April 13, 2018
By: The Denver Post
Author: Shay Castle
-- If you are a person who goes to the doctor for regular checkups, you’re familiar with the routine: measurements are taken for height, weight, blood pressure. The physician listens to your heart and lungs; peers into your ears, nose and throat; maybe draws blood to measure cholesterol. Separate practitioners check your eyes and teeth.
But who regularly looks after your brain?
Boulder-based WAVi would like to make brain scans a normal part of a physical examination by making an affordable, quick and easy test to measure its performance. The company has received regulatory approval for a helmet to do just that, and will soon apply for the same for its compatible software.
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