Posts Tagged ‘traumatic brain injury’

R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Concussions: Retired NFLers, Head Injury Patients May Benefit from New Brain Health Initiatives

Posted by Lance Murray

The lasting consequences of concussions is one of the most talked-about and researched subjects in medicine and sports today, with initiatives underway in North Texas and across the nation to better diagnose concussions and treat their effects.

In North Texas, …

Discovery: Pipe Longevity, Reversing Heart Damage & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted by Lance Murray

A pipeline researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $400,000 grant from six state transportation departments and a national cooperative to create design methodologies for extending the life of storm-water pipes. 

Researchers are looking at whether

Innovative Spaces: Brain Performance Institute Derives Design Inspiration from Human Brain Itself

Posted by Lance Murray

The Brain Performance Institute is designed like a brain, providing spaces devoted to increasing brain performance, enhancing brain resilience, and promoting brain regeneration.

A part of the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas, the new 62,000-square-foot …

Baylor Scott & White Health
Part of $12.7M TBI Care Study

Posted by Julia Batlle

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation will be participating in a national study to improve post-acute care for traumatic brain injuries, according to D CEO Healthcare.  

The project, which is funded through a five-year, …

Study Looks at Wrist Device to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Posted by Lance Murray

People with traumatic brain injuries often develop sleep apnea, and researchers at the Peter O’Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern are participating in a national study to determine if wristwatch-like sensors can be an effective diagnostic tool for the condition.…

Can Exercise Treat Hidden Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms?

Posted by Rong Zhang

Each year, more than 2 million people in the United States suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI). Most cases are mild to moderate, the individuals recover, and they resume their normal lives.

But do they really?

Mild head injury sufferers may …