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Study supports blood test to help diagnose brain injury

Study supports blood test to help diagnose brain injury

July 24, 2018

For the first time in the U.S., a blood test will be available to help doctors determine if people who’ve experienced a blow to the head could have a traumatic brain injury such as brain bleeding or bruising.

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Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

February 13, 2018

Rochester researchers are using virtual reality-based brain training to better understand the brain’s plasticity in athletes who have experienced concussions and older adults with mild cognitive impairments. The goal? Improved therapeutic treatments patients can do at home.

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Staff recognized for outstanding service

Staff recognized for outstanding service

April 17, 2017

Andrea Clarke of the Center for Community Health is among the several outstanding staff members honored this year for their significant and longstanding contributions to the University and to the Rochester community.

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UR joins national sport concussions study

UR joins national sport concussions study

May 12, 2015

University of Rochester researchers have joined what is billed as the largest sports concussion study in history – an expansive, nationwide effort that seeks to understand how the brain recovers in the near-term and over a lifetime.

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