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Landmark Concussion Study

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emple University has been selected to participate in the largest-ever study of concussion in sport, a landmark $30 million NCAA-U.S. Department of Defense initiative called CARE, the Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium. The CARE Consortium will enroll an estimated 25,000 student athletes over a three-year period. As part of CARE’s Longitudinal Clinical Study Core (led by the University of Michigan), Temple will examine the natural history 4

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of concussion among NCAA student-athletes. “The safety of our student-athletes is our number one priority. So we take pride in being part of this study, which should help not just Temple student-athletes, but student-athletes around the country,” said Temple University Director of Athletics Patrick Kraft, who is leading the study at Temple with T. Dianne Langford, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Neurovirology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Langford studies how the brain responds to physical insults at a molecular level. Photograph by CLINT BLOWERS

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Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Fall 2016  

Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Fall 2016

Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Fall 2016  

Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Fall 2016