Former Cincinnati Bengals and NFL Coach Tim Krumrie Joins CereScan

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Neurodiagnostic and imaging company hires Krumrie to help raise awareness about the capability to locate and measure chronic damage from concussions, setting the stage for innovative therapies.

CereScan, the leading functional brain imaging company, specializing in processes that assist medical professionals in the detection and quantification of complex brain disorders, such as traumatic brain injury, has added Tim Krumrie to its team. Krumrie will coordinate outreach and education to current and prior professional athletes, military service personnel, and collegiate and high school organizations, including players, coaches, and athletic trainers regarding opportunities to proactively address concussion related issues.

The explosion of media stories and new research studies have called attention to CereScan for its patented process that assists medical professionals in addressing the invisible nature and chronic problems associated with traumatic brain injuries . Many organizations, including the NFL and amateur athletic associations, have begun to examine their policies and partner with innovative companies like CereScan regarding brain injuries.

“We are very honored to have Tim join our team of professionals,” said John Kelley, CereScan’s CEO. “His experience as both a player and a coach allows him to speak authentically to fellow athletes and military personnel. He is an extremely well-respected person in professional and collegiate athletics and will greatly enhance CereScan’s efforts to raise awareness about brain injuries and new developments that hold great promise for these types of disorders.”

Krumrie played college football and wrestled at the University of Wisconsin and was then drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1983. His many honors include being named an All-American while at Wisconsin as well as earning several All-Pro accolades. In the twelve years he played for the Bengals, Tim never missed a regular season game and was a key part of their Super Bowl XXIII squad when they played the San Francisco 49ers. After his playing days, he continued to be an extremely successful defensive line coach with the Cincinnati Bengals, the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I am really excited about joining the CereScan team,” said Tim Krumrie. “My passion is to help others through my own experiences and to support my new teammates in their mission to help anyone suffering from chronic brain injuries.”

CereScan is the nation’s leader in providing statistically measured brain diagnostics based on a new generation of imaging software, PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography) and SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) neuroimaging technologies. Referring and treating medical experts can rely on CereScan to offer differentiated diagnoses on a wide array of brain-based disorders including:

  •     Traumatic Brain Injuries
  •     Toxic Brain Injuries
  •     Alzheimer’s Disease
  •     Mild Cognitive Impairment
  •     Other Dementias
  •     Depression
  •     Parkinson’s Disease
  •     Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  •     Bipolar Disorder
  •     ADD/ADHD
  •     Anxiety

About CereScan
CereScan combines state-of-the-art SPECT and PET/CT brain imaging technologies with a patient centered model of care to provide the highest level of neurodiagnostics anywhere. Using quantitative functional brain imaging, advanced imaging software, and an extensive library of clinical data, the CereScan medical team provides physicians with unmatched objective diagnostic information. CereScan helps patients and their physicians better understand the neurological basis of their conditions. In a variety of legal settings, CereScan provides objective evidence to attorneys and their clients regarding traumatic and toxic brain injuries. For researchers, CereScan provides independent pre- and post-treatment measures of organic changes in the brain along with measures of symptoms related to the brain disorder of interest. For more information, please call (866) 722-4806 or visit http://www.CereScan.com.

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