Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Gray Matter

Michael McCrea suspected that, when he and his wife sat together in their Milwaukee home in the fall of 2013 and watched “League of Denial,” the PBS documentary on concussions in football, they would be viewing it through a prism … Continue reading

Two-Minute Sideline Test Could Be Best Way to ID Concussions

A simple test can be done after a head injury and is a reliable way to quickly diagnose a concussion. Watch the Video >

Six New Performance Sites to Join CSC Study

The CSC study has added six new performance sites for Year 2. New sites include Virginia Tech, Humboldt State University, University of Rochester, University of Delaware, Azusa Pacific University, and California Lutheran University.

Fourth Performance Site to Join ARC Study

The ARC study has engaged an additional performance site. The University of Wisconsin has joined UCLA, Virginia Tech, and UNC as a site for the study. ARC enrollment has been initiated this spring at the three original sites and data … Continue reading

CARE Consortium Investigator Meeting

We are pleased to announce that our next CARE Consortium Investigator meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2-3, 2015.  The Department of Defense has requested that the meeting be held in the Washington, DC area; therefore, we … Continue reading

U.S. Defense Department, NCAA Collaborating on Brain Injury Research

The newly-announced collaboration between the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on a landmark $30 million study of concussion and head impact exposure is expected to enroll an estimated 37,000 male and female NCAA student-athletes … Continue reading

NCAA, Defense Department will create concussion database

The NCAA and Department of Defense are launching a $30 million effort to produce what the White House calls the most comprehensive concussion database ever. The initiative was announced Wednesday in conjunction with President Barack Obama’s youth safety sports summit … Continue reading

DOD and the NCAA join forces in a grand alliance to understand traumatic brain injury

FORT DETRICK, Md. (Aug. 27, 2014) — The Army has signed on as the executive agent for the Department of Defense’s (DOD) concussion initiative with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The initiative, known as the Grand Alliance, is a … Continue reading

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