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Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?

April 20, 2017 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

This article presents a selection of research papers on the subject of neuroscience and neurology published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this month, and the selection presented here reflects mostly my personal opinion of their importance.[read more]

TBI In the News: Woodpeckers Could Prevent Sporting Brain Injuries

March 15, 2016 by Bernadette Coleman

The woodpecker is best known for its ability to use its beak to smash repeatedly into thick trees. Scientists began to ask, “How do they do this without bodily damage?” and that question may hold the answer to curing sporting TBIs.[read more]

If I Can’t Donate Financially to TBI Research, How Else Can I Help?

February 25, 2016 by Bernadette Coleman

For many Americans, times have been tough financially. Financial strain can often prevent those who typically donate money to the causes they feel passionate about from doing so. However, there are many alternative options for those who want to give back to the TBI community but may not have the financial ability to do it.[read more]

The Basics of TBIs and the NFL

February 24, 2016 by Bernadette Coleman

Football season may be over for the year, but the concussions experienced by many NFL Football players will have effects that long outlast the Super Bowl. The different kinds of brain damage that can occur as a result of being a professional football player have received more extensive media coverage in recent years. This article will give you the basics about why traumatic brain injuries have been such an issue for the NFL.[read more]

What Does It Mean to Be Conscious?

November 11, 2013 by Patricia Salber

Brain research (image: University of Cambridge)

A study published on October 31 further blurs the boundaries of what it means to be conscious. Although the title and the research methodology of the study are almost indecipherable to those of us not inside the beltway of chronic Disorders of Consciousness research, the University of Cambridge translates for us on their website.[read more]

Expert Speakers, Opinions Highlight 2013 Bridging the Gap Concussion Conference

April 30, 2013 by Noel Lloyd

Bridging the Gap Conference

More than 90 people filled Sinai Hospital’s Zamoiski Auditorium as The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute hosted its third annual Bridging the Gap Concussion Conference on Friday, April 5. This year’s event featured a top-notch group of experts from around the country.[read more]

Market Opportunity - Cell Therapy Research

March 8, 2011 by Patrick Driscoll

Neurological disorders or injuries are those affecting the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) or peripheral nervous system (PNS). Neurodegenerative diseases primarily involve neural deterioration. Causes can include: traumatic brain, spinal cord or nerve injury, genetic disorders, congenital abnormality or disorders,...[read more]