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SWHR Announces New Neuroscience Fellowship

Four fellowships available to full-time students focused on sex differences in neuroscience

Stimulating Residual Vision Using Behavioral Training or Non-invasive Brain Stimulation and its Functional Relevance for Restoration

By: Carolin Gall, PhD, and Bernhard A. Sabel, PhD, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Medical Faculty, Institute of Medical Psychology, Leipziger Is vision restoration after brain damage possible? Humans rely on vision more than any of the other senses, and more brain tissue ...

The Importance of Early Neurocognitive Assessment in Children Recovering from Brain Injury

By: Gillian A. Hotz, PhD, Co-Director Pediatric Brain & SCI Program, Associate Research Professor, Department of Neurosurgery & The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine With the advancements in neuroimaging that reports structural, physical and ...

Neuropsychological Challenges of Assessment of Spanish Speaking Patients

Traditionally, the neuropsychological clinical practice has been associated with usage of instruments for assessment. Such instruments could be divided in two main groups: batteries or tests for assessment of specific areas or cognitive aspects and procedures of clinical evaluation. On ...

What About the Other Half?: Women with Brain Injury

It was with great excitement that a group of us joined to contribute to a Brain Injury Professional issue (the official publication of the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS). This was in the early spring of 2006. We felt ...

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: from Trauma to Therapy

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) poses a common and well-recognized risk of developing epilepsy.for over a million people in the United States who experience a TBI each year (Langlois et al., 2006)1. The resulting neurological deficits from open and closed head ...

Articles of Note

In order to keep IBIA members apprised of current brain injury literature, NTL editors and editorial board members have prepared a list of recently published articles that may be of interest.

Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury

Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury is a diagnostic term that encompasses a complex constellation of pathophysiological and molecular injuries to the brain induced by hypoxia, ischemia, cytotoxicity, or combinations of these conditions (Busl and Greer 2010). The typical causes of hypoxic-ischemic brain ...

Computerized Neurocognitive Testing

Neuropsychological testing is essential to the evaluation of patients with brain injury, but brain injuries do not always occur when neuropsychologists are nearby. The sheer numbers of brain injuries, especially concussions, have inclined clinicians and policymakers towards the use of ...

One Stop Evidence Guide for Brain Injury: Where to Search for Evidence Reviews

This guide has been developed to serve as a “one stop source” for evidence searches for acquired brain injury interventions. This listing directs individuals to existing data bases and systematic reviews.