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Neuroscience: Traumatic Brain Injury

David Brody
February 7, 2019
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a rich area of research that is growing in public interest and increasing in funding due to the rising awareness of brain injuries related to military service and athletic activities. This module highlights the ways in which TBI may alter brain function.

Dr. David Brody, director of the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Uniformed Services University, is considered one of the world’s foremost researchers on traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative diseases. In this segment, Dr. Brody describes the symptoms, pathology, and treatment of TBI and how these injuries affect behavior in patients.

Objectives:

  • to understand how TBI is defined and detected
  • to understand how these conditions are diagnosed and the legal issues that might stem from such a diagnosis

To learn more about Dr. Brody, click here.

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