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NFL Alumni Teams Up With Hennepin County Medical Center to Make Memories & Support Brain Injury Research

Pro-brain, pro-game event during Super Bowl LII week announced On Thursday, October 12, 2017 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) welcomes Ben Utecht and Lee Nystrom, former NFL players, to announce Super Brain 2018 – a fundraising event to support the … 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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Late business leader Pat Fallon supports brain injury research at HCMC

The late Twin Cities advertising executive Pat Fallon left a bequest supporting traumatic brain injury research at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). The Hennepin Health Foundation today announced a major gift from Pat to support the Rockswold Kaplan Chair for … Continue reading

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Abbott, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Collaborate to Launch the Nation’s Largest, Single-Center Prospective Study on Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers aim to develop a standard approach for evaluating and diagnosing traumatic brain injury, including concussion Study will include various evaluation methods, including analysis of blood-based biomarkers, eye tracking and imaging to help classify severity of head injury According to the … 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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