Tag Archive: TBI

Mar 04 2014

CHOP Neuroscientist Advocates for Federal Concussion Support

In an example of how many CHOP researchers’ work isn’t confined to the laboratory, Children’s Hospital Neuroscientist Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently traveled to Washington, DC to discuss concussion treatment strategies and to advocate for increased federal support for concussion research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-neuroscientist-advocates-federal-concussion-support/

Dec 17 2013

Amino Acids Relieve Sleep Problems Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers who fed a cocktail of key amino acids to mice improved sleep disturbances caused by brain injuries in the animals. These new findings suggest a potential dietary treatment for millions of people affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI) — a condition that is currently untreatable.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/amino-acids-relieve-sleep-problems-following-traumatic-brain-injury/

Nov 25 2013

CHOP Study Shows Severely Injured Children Need Continued Care After Rehabilitation

Most severely injured children experience improved cognitive function while they are in inpatient rehabilitation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-study-shows-severely-injured-children-need-continued-care-rehabilitation/