Winter 2021
Concussion News from the University of Michigan
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New TBI Test

Michigan Concussion Center faculty member Dr. Fred Korley, associate professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Michigan Medicine, and colleagues from the TRACK TBI research study help demonstrate how the first rapid handheld traumatic brain injury blood test can be used for the benefit of TBI patients in clinical care.

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Dr. Almeida featured in Michigan Med

Michigan Medicine Health highlighted the work Dr. Andrea Almeida, co-clinical associate director for the center, did with a first responder who suffered a concussion in February 2020.

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Center Speaker Series

Dr. Willie Stewart from the University of Glasgow joined us for a virtual discussion on January 28, 2021, entitled "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: major issue or minor TReND?"

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Philip Veliz

Dr. Philip Veliz is an assistant research professor at U-M School of Nursing’s Applied Biostatistics Laboratory. He uses large-scale data sets to study issues with substance abuse and health.

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Center Advisory Board member Dr. Michael McCrea and Director Steve Broglio's research in JAMA Neurology shows college football players sustained more concussions in practice than in games.
Concussion in the News
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Nine former rugby players filed a lawsuit against World Rugby, England's Rugby Football Union, and the Welsh Rugby Union alleging the risk of player concussions was "known and foreseeable."
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A study in the Journal of Adolescent Health shows nearly half of the teenage drivers who suffer a concussion begin driving within two weeks, placing themselves and others at risk.
Upcoming Events
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The University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Institute and the Michigan Concussion Center are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on concussion prevention on Wednesday, March 24.
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Carolyn Emery, PT, PhD, professor of Kinesiology and Chair of the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre at the University of Calgary, will join us for a talk on Thursday, April 29.
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