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  1. Long-lasting protection in brain trauma by endotoxin preconditioning.  Longhi L, Gesuete R, Perego C, Ortolano F, Sacchi N, Villa P, Stocchetti N, De Simoni MG.  J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21468087 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  2. Protecting the future: neuroprotective strategies in the pediatric intensive care unit.  Koch JD, Kernie SG.  Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21467939 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  3. Ghrelin Inhibits Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Apoptotic Cell Death of Oligodendrocytes Via ERK and p38MAPK Signaling.  Lee JY, Oh TH, Yune TY.  Endocrinology. 2011 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21467197 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  4. Protective effect of tert-butylhydroquinone on cerebral inflammatory response following traumatic brain injury in mice.  Jin W, Kong J, Wang H, Wu J, Lu T, Jiang J, Ni H, Liang W.  Injury. 2011 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21466884 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  5. Cytochrome P4504f, a potential therapeutic target limiting neuroinflammation.  Sehgal N, Agarwal V, Valli RK, Joshi SD, Antonovic L, Strobel HW, Ravindranath V.  Biochem Pharmacol. 2011 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21466787 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  6. Adult Neural Stem Cells: Response to Stroke Injury and Potential for Therapeutic Applications.  Barkho BZ, Zhao X.  Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2011 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21466483 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  7. Neuroinflammation and Neuroprotection: An Update on (Future) Neurotrophin-Related Strategies in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment.  De Santi L, Polimeni G, Cuzzocrea S, Esposito E, Sessa E, Annunziata P, Bramanti P.  Curr Med Chem. 2011 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21466473 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  8. Usefulness of S100B protein in neurological disorders.  Yardan T, Erenler AK, Baydin A, Aydin K, Cokluk C.  J Pak Med Assoc. 2011 Mar;61(3):276-81.  PMID: 21465945 [PubMed - in process]. 
  9. Electronic Reminding Technology Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects on Timely Task Completion.Dowds MM, Lee PH, Sheer JB, O ľneil-Pirozzi TM, Xenopoulos-Oddsson A, Goldstein R, Zainea KL, Glenn MB.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21464734 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  10. Insurance status, not race, is a determinant of outcomes from vehicular injury.  Tepas JJ 3rd, Pracht EE, Orban BL, Flint LM.  J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):722-7.  PMID: 21463821 [PubMed - in process].
  11. Autophagy is Involved in Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Cell Death and Contributes to Functional Outcome Deficits in Mice.  Luo CL, Li BX, Li QQ, Chen XP, Sun YX, Bao HJ, Dai DK, Shen YW, Xu HF, Ni H, Wan L, Qin ZH, Tao LY, Zhao ZQ.  Neuroscience. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463664 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  12. Survival Risk Assessment for Primary Blast Exposures to the Head.  Rafaels KA, Bass CD, Salzar RS, Panzer MB, Woods W, Feldman S, Cummings TJ, Capehart B.  J Neurotrauma. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463161 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  13. Imipramine Treatment Improves Cognitive Outcome Associated with Enhanced Hippocampal Neurogenesis Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice.  Han X, Tong J, Zhang J, Farahvar A, Wang E, Yang J, Samadani U, Smith DH, Huang JH.  J Neurotrauma. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463148 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].   
  14. Contribution of Ih to Neuronal Damage in the Hippocampus after Traumatic Brain Injury in rats.  Deng P, Xu ZC.  J Neurotrauma. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463147 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  15. Meta-analysis of facial affect recognition difficulties after traumatic brain injury.  Babbage DR, Yim J, Zupan B, Neumann D, Tomita MR, Willer B.  Neuropsychology. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463043 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].   
  16. Executive functions and social competence in young children 6 months following traumatic brain injury.  Ganesalingam K, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Walz NC, Stancin T, Wade S.  Neuropsychology. 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21463038 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 
  17. Mental state attributions and diffusion tensor imaging after traumatic brain injury in children.  Levin HS, Wilde EA, Hanten G, Li X, Chu ZD, Vasquez AC, Cook L, Yallampalli R, Hunter JV.  Dev Neuropsychol. 2011 Apr;36(3):273-87.  PMID: 21462007 [PubMed - in process]
  18. Increase expression of α-synuclein in aged human brain associated with neuromelanin accumulation.  Xuan Q, Xu SL, Lu DH, Yu S, Zhou M, Uéda K, Cui YQ, Zhang BY, Chan P.  J Neural Transm. 2011 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21461961 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  19. Endothelial progenitor cells correlate with clinical outcome of traumatic brain injury.  Liu L, Wei H, Chen F, Wang J, Dong JF, Zhang J.  Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21460712 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  20. Safety and Efficacy of Prophylactic Anticoagulation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.  Scudday T, Brasel K, Webb T, Codner P, Somberg L, Weigelt J, Herrmann D, Peppard W.  J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21459632 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  21. Material Characterization and Computer Model Simulation of Low Density Polyurethane Foam Used in a Rodent Traumatic Brain Injury.  Zhang L, Gurao M, Yang KH, King AI.  J Neurosci Methods. 2011 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21459114 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  22. Surgical Resection of Heterotopic Bone About the Elbow: An Institutional Experience With Traumatic and Neurologic Etiologies.  Baldwin K, Hosalkar HS, Donegan DJ, Rendon N, Ramsey M, Keenan MA.  J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21458925 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  23. Severe traumatic brain injury, frontal lesions, and social aspects of language use: A study of French-speaking adults.  Dardier V, Bernicot J, Delanoë A, Vanberten M, Fayada C, Chevignard M, Delaye C, Laurent-Vannier A, Dubois B.  J Commun Disord. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21458824 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  24. Frontal plane standing balance with an ambulation aid:Upper limb biomechanics.  Tung JY, Gage WH, Zabjek KF, Maki BE, McIlroy WE.  J Biomech. 2011 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21458816 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  25. Predictors of Post-Traumatic Headache Severity Among Deployed Military Personnel.  Bryan CJ, Hernandez AM.  Headache. 2011 Apr 1. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2011.01887.x. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21457255 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  26. Revisiting the neuroanatomical correlates of the clock drawing test among persons with traumatic brain injury.  Frey KL, Arciniegas DB.  Brain Inj. 2011;25(5):539-42. No abstract available. PMID: 21457001 [PubMed - in process].
  27. Predictors of burnout among military mental health providers.  Ballenger-Browning KK, Schmitz KJ, Rothacker JA, Hammer PS, Webb-Murphy JA, Johnson DC.  Mil Med. 2011 Mar;176(3):253-60.  PMID: 21456349 [PubMed - in process].
  28. A preliminary study of the effect of a diagnosis of concussion on PTSD symptoms and other psychiatric variables at the time of treatment seeking among veterans.  Romesser J, Shen S, Reblin M, Kircher J, Allen S, Roberts T, Marchand WR.  Mil Med. 2011 Mar;176(3):246-52.  PMID: 21456348 [PubMed - in process].   
  29. A systematic review of factors contributing to outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury.  Kim YJ.  J Clin Nurs. 2011 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03618.x. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21453293 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  30. Neuropsychological support to relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury in the sub-acute phase.  Norup A, Kristensen KS, Siert L, Poulsen I, Mortensen EL.  Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2011 Mar 29:1-16. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21452099 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  31. Induction of ezrin-radixin-moesin molecules after cryogenic traumatic brain injury of the mouse cortex.  Moon Y, Kim JY, Choi SY, Kim K, Kim H, Sun W.  Neuroreport. 2011 Apr 20;22(6):304-8.  PMID: 21451358 [PubMed - in process].   
  32. A six degree of freedom head acceleration measurement device for use in football.  Rowson S, Beckwith JG, Chu JJ, Leonard DS, Greenwald RM, Duma SM.  J Appl Biomech. 2011 Feb;27(1):8-14.  PMID: 21451177 [PubMed - in process].   
  33. Diffuse Traumatic Axonal Injury in the Mouse Induces Atrophy, c-Jun Activation, and Axonal Outgrowth in the Axotomized Neuronal Population.  Greer JE, McGinn MJ, Povlishock JT.  J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 30;31(13):5089-105.  PMID: 21451046 [PubMed - in process].
  34. Temporally specified genetic ablation of neurogenesis impairs cognitive recovery after traumatic brain injury.  Blaiss CA, Yu TS, Zhang G, Chen J, Dimchev G, Parada LF, Powell CM, Kernie SG.  J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 30;31(13):4906-16.  PMID: 21451029 [PubMed - in process].
  35. Blast exposure in rats with body shielding is characterized by diffuse axonal injury.  Garman RH, Jenkins LW, Switzer Iii RC, Bauman RA, Tong LC, Swauger PV, Parks S, Ritzel DV, Dixon CE, Clark R, Bayir H, Kagan V, Jackson E, Kochanek PM.  J Neurotrauma. 2011 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21449683 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  36. Clinical and Microbiologic Outcomes in Trauma Patients Treated for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.  Czosnowski QA, Wood GC, Magnotti LJ, Croce MA, Swanson JM, Boucher BA, Fabian TC.  Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Apr;31(4):338-45.  PMID: 21449623 [PubMed - in process].   
  37. Citicoline: pharmacological and clinical review, 2010 update.  Secades JJ.  Rev Neurol. 2011 Mar 14;52 Suppl 2:S1-S62. English, Spanish.  PMID: 21432836 [PubMed - in process].
  38. Automated ischemic lesion detection in a neonatal model of hypoxic ischemic injury.  Ghosh N, Recker R, Shah A, Bhanu B, Ashwal S, Obenaus A.  J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Apr;33(4):772-81. doi: 10.1002/jmri.22488.  PMID: 21448940 [PubMed - in process].
  39. CSF Bcl-2 and cytochrome C temporal profiles in outcome prediction for adults with severe TBI.  Wagner AK, Amin KB, Niyonkuru C, Postal BA, McCullough EH, Ozawa H, Dixon CE, Bayir H, Clark RS, Kochanek PM, Fabio A.  J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 21448217 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].  
  40. Selective and integrated rehabilitation programs for disturbances of visual/spatial attention and executive function after brain damage: a neuropsychological evidence-based review.  Zoccolotti P, Cantagallo A, De Luca M, Guariglia C, Serino A, Trojano L.  Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2011 Mar;47(1):123-47.  PMID: 21448124 [PubMed - in process].
  41. Reasons for holding a Consensus Conference on neuropsychological rehabilitation in adult patients.  Làdavass E, Paolucci S, Umiltà C.  Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2011 Mar;47(1):91-9.  PMID: 21448122 [PubMed - in process].
  42. A comparison of heterotopic ossification treatment within the traumatic brain and spinal cord injured population: An evidence based systematic review.  Aubut JA, Mehta S, Cullen N, Teasell RW, Group The Scire Research Team E.  NeuroRehabilitation. 2011 Jan 1;28(2):151-60.  PMID: 21447915 [PubMed - in process]. 
  43. Neuroimaging and neuropathology of TBI.  Bigler ED, Maxwell WL.  NeuroRehabilitation. 2011 Jan 1;28(2):63-74.   PMID: 21447905 [PubMed - in process].
  44. Concussion symptom scales and sideline assessment tools: a critical literature update.  Curr Sports Med Rep. 2010 Jan-Feb ;9(1):8-15.PubMed.
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  46. The impact of fitness level on self-report of concussion symptoms. The impact of fitness level on self-report of concussion symptoms.  Br J Sports Med. 2011 Apr;45(4):319.