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Neuroscience Initiative

Neuroscience Initiative

The Neuroscience Initiative at University of Utah Health represents a commitment, by the University of Utah and the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences office, to unify basic, translational, and clinical research efforts towards a better understanding of the brain in disease and health. This vision is currently being accomplished by linking clinicians, scientists, and the broader neuroscience community at University of Utah Health. Our neuroscience research community, ranging from neurologists to imaging specialist to molecular biologists (>150 investigators) spans across 7 colleges and schools, 15 centers and institutes, and more than 32 departments.

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U of U Health Participates in $50M Study of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Personnel
Oct 23, 2019

U of U Health Participates in $50M Study of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Personnel

research news, neuroscience

University of Utah Health has joined a national research consortium of universities, hospitals and clinics that has received $50 million to study the long-term impacts of mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) or concussions on service members and veterans. The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are funding the grant, which will bring together universities, Veterans Health Administration hospitals and the military to study the impact of combat concussions.... Read More

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Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Neuroscience Initiative

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Associate Director, Neuroscience Initiative
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