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Got a brain injury question? Ask an expert on March 13

Public invited to “Ask the Brain Injury Experts” event Unlike a wrist or ankle fracture where a cast, splint or minor surgery can help return function back to “normal,” an injury to the brain can present unique challenges. No two … Continue reading

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Minnesota Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium kicks off during Super Bowl week

Minnesota Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium kicks off January 31 Continue reading

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Eye tracking detects high pressure inside the skull

Contact: Christine Hill 612.873.5719 Doctors Can Detect Pressure Increases Inside the Skull By Tracking Eye Movements During Watching of Music Videos Dr. Uzma Samadani Eye movement tracking while watching a music video for 220 seconds can reveal whether there is … Continue reading

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Visit HCMC at the Fair for hands-on health activities, eye-opening research

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), Minnesota’s first Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center is at the Minnesota State Fair during the best days of summer with hands-on health activities in the Health Fair 11 Building, located at the corner … Continue reading

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Researchers at HCMC awarded grants for Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Last year the Minnesota State Legislature established the Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Grant Program (136A.901).   The grants support research into new and innovative treatments and rehabilitative efforts for functional improvement of people with spinal cord and … Continue reading

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Eye Tracking Has High Sensitivity as a Biomarker for Concussion

Eye Tracking Detects Concussion with Sensitivity Comparable to that of Blood Tests for Heart Attack New technology that tracks the eye movements of patients may be a more accurate measure of brain injury than any other diagnostic measurements currently in use, … Continue reading

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Internationally recognized neurosurgeon Dr. Uzma Samadani joins HCMC

Dr. Uzma Samadani, whose research on concussion recently made headlines around the world, is joining the Department of Neurosurgery at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center that specializes in the treatment … Continue reading

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