traumatic brain injury

April 12, 2018

A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger.

Dr. Jesse Fann
April 10, 2018

Jesse Fann, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Psychiatry, "Long-term risk of dementia among people with traumatic brain injury in

April 10, 2018

The risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, was significantly higher in people who had experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than with people who had no history of TBI, according to one of the largest studies to date on that association.

October 11, 2017

After Ty Pozzobon died at age 25, his family said they suspected his death was related to repeated concussions sustained during his rodeo career. The family transported his brain to Seattle, and UW Medicine neuropathologists Christine MacDonald

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Shanda Taylor-Boyd appears the picture of health, far more youthful than her 53 years suggest. But she suffers from “the silent epidemic,” traumatic brain injury. 

Charles Wilkinson and a small group of scientists are studying whether traumatic brain injury caused by battlefield explosions can damage soldiers’ pituitary glands in ways that cause lasting health prob

Researchers at UW Medicine and the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs healthcare system have begun a study of donated brains of service members to examine for negative outcomes potentially linked to repeated blast injury.

A collaboration of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Group Health has expanded online resources on aging, dementia and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  

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