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Neurologist Paul McCrory Resigns Amid Plagiarism Allegations
McCrory left his post as chair of the influential Concussion in Sport Group after several of his editorials appeared to plagiarize other researchers’ work.
Neurologist Paul McCrory Resigns Amid Plagiarism Allegations
Neurologist Paul McCrory Resigns Amid Plagiarism Allegations

McCrory left his post as chair of the influential Concussion in Sport Group after several of his editorials appeared to plagiarize other researchers’ work.

McCrory left his post as chair of the influential Concussion in Sport Group after several of his editorials appeared to plagiarize other researchers’ work.

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Celebrated Neuropsychologist Muriel Lezak Dies at 94
Lisa Winter | Nov 8, 2021 | 2 min read
She wrote the book on brain injuries.
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Simple Spit Test Could Diagnose Concussions
Asher Jones | Mar 24, 2021 | 2 min read
A noninvasive saliva test accurately identified concussions in a study of hundreds of rugby players.
Non-Concussive Head Hits Influence the Brain’s Microstructure
Lisa Winter | Oct 1, 2020 | 2 min read
Comparing the brain scans of high-impact rugby players with those of athletes in noncontact sports, such as rowing and swimming, revealed tiny, yet significant, differences in the brain’s white matter.
PET Scans Reveal Elevated Tau in NFL Players’ Brains
Jef Akst | Apr 12, 2019 | 2 min read
A study hints that it might be possible to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease associated with frequent head injuries, while patients are still living.
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
Jef Akst | Nov 5, 2018 | 2 min read
People who have suffered traumatic brain injury had slower reaction times and more false starts after disrupted sleep than healthy controls, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.
Exosomes in Blood Indicate Mild TBI: Study
Ashley Yeager | Jul 13, 2018 | 2 min read
Levels of tau, amyloid-β 42, and IL-10 extracted from extracellular vesicles that started out in the brain were higher in military personal suffering head injuries compared with healthy soldiers.
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 15, 2018 | 1 min read
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Study: Student Athletes Display Brain Abnormalities After One Football Season
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 1, 2016 | 1 min read
MRI scans and other assessments of high school football players reveal changes in brain tissue, correlated to head impacts, after just one season, researchers report.
Report: NFL Tried to Influence NIH-Supported Concussion Study
Bob Grant | May 24, 2016 | 2 min read
A Congressional investigation indicates that the National Football League may have sought to steer millions of dollars in National Institutes of Health funding away from one of its critics.
NIH Marks Millions for Brain Injury
Jef Akst | Dec 17, 2013 | 2 min read
With support from the National Football League, the federal agency selects eight projects to receive $14 million in funding for the study of traumatic brain injury.
Hockey Follows Football’s Suit
Jef Akst | Nov 26, 2013 | 2 min read
Just three months after the settlement of the highly publicized NFL head-trauma lawsuit, former professional hockey players announce a similar case against the NHL.
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 10, 2013 | 2 min read
An NIH study finds that the former NFL linebacker who committed suicide last May had signs of degenerative brain disease.
Punch Drunk
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011 | 4 min read
After a concussion forces him to retire, a former pro-wrestler starts an institute to study the neurological effects of repeated brain injuries.
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