CereScan Proud to Be Key Sponsor of Wounded Warrior Amputees vs. NFL Stars Flag Football Game

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CereScan caps off a week of media events prior to Super Bowl 50 by throwing its support to wounded veterans through the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team Game against NFL star players.

Big games come and go, but only one will showcase the bravery and perseverance of those who have sacrificed so much for our country. CereScan, a nationally recognized brain diagnostics and technology company, will join NFL alumni and celebrities as a key sponsor of The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (WWAFT) vs. NFL Stars Flag Football Game on February 6, 2016.

The event, scheduled to kick off at 12 p.m. on Super Bowl Saturday at the College of San Mateo (CSM), is a key part of the festivities leading up to Super Bowl 50. The WWAFT game will match up veterans who have lost limbs in Afghanistan or Iraq with more than 40 NFL Alumni. The event will raise awareness for amputee veterans and active duty soldiers, while also giving the veterans the opportunity to showcase their athletic talents. Nowhere else in the Bay Area during Super Bowl week will you experience such a moving, heartfelt game than at CSM’s College Heights Stadium.

“CereScan is honored to support such a worthy event. It’s now our turn to serve the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom,” said John Kelley, Chairman and CEO of CereScan Corp.

It’s easy to get excited about the NFL greats and celebrities that will take to the field. Pittsburgh Steelers four-time Super Bowl champion and Vietnam Veteran, Rocky Bleier, co-hosts the game with CSM and Niner’s alum, Bill Ring. In fact, the San Francisco Forty-Niners will be well represented throughout the game. Home team champions include Dan Bunz, Derrick Deese, Chris Draft, William Floyd, Bill Romanowski, Dana Stubblefield, and Spencer Tillman, while former Los Angeles Raider, Bob Golic, brings a bit of a rivalry to the field.

Snoop Dogg and alumni from the Broncos, Browns, Colts, Eagles, Falcons, Rams, Packers, Patriots, and more will play alongside our local heroes. But, the moment of inspiration comes when the group of veterans, all amputees, face-off at the 50-yard line. These modern-day warriors will defend their team as bravely as they defended our country in combat.

CereScan, through its “Invisible Brain Injury Project”, in partnership with the Tug McGraw Foundation, has been leading the charge toward accurate diagnosis and treatment of chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in military members and veterans. The company recently announced its approval by TRICARE, the health care insurance provider of the United States Department of Defense Military Health System. TRICARE provides health benefits for active-duty military members, retirees, and their families. The WWAFT game, as a part of the largest media event worldwide, provides an ideal platform to increase awareness and generate support for the cause.

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 Injury
  • Toxic Brain Injury
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Other Dementias
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder

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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