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By On January 14th, 2015

A Blood Test For TBI May Not Be Possible After All

Despite huge efforts from the U.S. government and private sector, new research published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests the Holy Grail in brain injury diagnosis may not be possible after all. The animal study says complications involving the brain’s waste removal system – which has been only recently discovered – could potentially prevent researchers…

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By On September 17th, 2013

New Study Aims to Understand Brain Injury Biomarker

A five-year $1.5 million grant to Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health aims to research into the function of a biomarker for brain injury called Translocator Protein 18 kDa, or TSPO. The grant comes from the National Institute of Environmental Health (NIEHS) and seeks to better understand the function of TSPO in brain injury…

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