brain injury

May 14, 2019

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first comprehensive mandate in the United States aimed to reduce concussion risk and protect student athletes after head injuries.

June 27, 2018

Children exposed to the Zika virus either in pregnancy or early in life should be monitored into adolescence for signs of subtle neurological damage — even if they appeared normal at birth, say researchers at the University of Washington School

April 20, 2018

Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests. 

picture of boys warming up for football practice
September 8, 2017

(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not help in the evaluation of persiste

In the wake of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck's announcement that he will donate his brain to science after his death, UW Medicine neuropathologist Dirk Keene discusses chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the condition linked to brai

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