Funds were provided by the UF Breathing Research and Therapeutics Center and the Trauma, Concussion, and Sports, or TRACS, Neuromedicine Program.
Michael Jaffee, M.D., vice chair and associate professor of neurology and director of the Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neuromedicine Program, commented about a new CTE study in The Boston Globe.
Cindy LaRoe, M.D., had to give up her medical practice and her other passion — cycling — after an accident while racing left her with a traumatic brain injury.
Injury to the central nervous system (CNS) — which consists of the brain and spinal cord — often results in far-reaching physical, emotional, and economic consequences. Each year in the U.S., approximately 2.8 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury, 800,000 have a stroke and 17,000 endure…