Douglas H. Smith, MD, the Robert A. Groff Professor of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $4-million, four-year PACT (PA Consortium on Traumatic Brain Injury) award fromShow More Summary
(Wiley) A new Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology study in mice found that mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can precipitate not only acute damage but also a lifelong degenerative process.
Reuters Health - Motorcycle passengers are less likely than drivers to wear helmets, and they are more likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries in crashes, a U.S. study suggests.
A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine has revealed a strange gut-brain connection between traumatic brain injury and intestinal damage. Researchers have previously identified an odd connection between TBI and...Show More Summary
New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy says he will donate his brain to research after he dies so it can be studied for signs of traumatic injury
By Daniel Andre Ignacio As a full-time coordinator for St. Jude Medical Center’s Brain Injury Network, I assist survivors of traumatic brain injury, which can result from a concussion, fall, a motor vehicle accident and many others. It is an honor and a privilege to be beside those who embody the definition of human resilience. […]
Researchers have found a two-way link between traumatic brain injury and intestinal changes. These interactions may contribute to increased infections in these patients, and may also worsen chronic brain damage.
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers have found a two-way link between traumatic brain injury and intestinal changes. These interactions may contribute to increased infections in these patients, and may also worsen chronic brain damage.
A team led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute has revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure of a promising drug target for conditions such as stroke and traumatic brain injury.
“The $1 billion settlement of traumatic brain injury claims by retired NFL players is shaping up to be an important test of judicial power to regulate contracts between plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation and outside legal funders.”...Show More Summary
(Kessler Foundation) The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) has awarded Kessler Foundation a $2.23 million, five-year grant to fund the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury...Show More Summary
In a potentially groundbreaking first, doctors say they detected chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease associated with repeated head injuries, in a living patient. Just weeks after Boston University researchers announced CCL11 proteins in the brain could indicate CTE in living patients, researchers in Chicago say they identified CTE...
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(Society for Neuroscience) Military service exposes soldiers to a unique set of physical challenges, including toxic chemicals and traumatic brain injury, which can have profound effects on their health and well-being. New research examines...Show More Summary
(Einstein Healthcare Network/MossRehab) MossRehab's Drucker Brain Injury Unit and the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute received their renewal grant for the 5th time from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research to continue as a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System. Show More Summary
Sinead Miller was a pro cyclist at the top of her game, a lifelong athlete with unrivaled discipline and drive, when a traumatic brain injury ended her career. She drew upon that determination to earn a biomedical engineering Ph.D. and create a device to treat sepsis.
(St. Michael's Hospital) Despite lower rates of traumatic brain injuries in baseball and softball, there is poor compliance overall with helmet use and return-to-play guidelines following a concussion across all levels of play, according to a new systematic review.
In this month's release, find new embargoed research showing TBI laws effective at reducing recurrent concussions in high school athletes, shall-issue gun permits and increased homicide, measuring loaded handgun carrying and decreasing abortion rate
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A case control study of armed forces veterans with mild traumatic brain injury or persistent post-concussion syndrome, with or without PTSD, has found significant improvements in persistent...Show More Summary
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) has awarded the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and the Brain Injury Research Center a five-year grant totaling $2.2 million to fund the New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System at Mount Sinai to study traumatic brain injury (TBI).