TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Characteristics of gait in patients with moderate-to-severe muscle hypertonia after acquired brain injury

  • Objective: To describe changes in gait parameters and muscle activation patterns in patients with moderate-to-severe hypertonia after acquired brain injury
  • Investigators: John W. Chow, Ph.D.
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  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Retrospective study (not recruiting)

Peripheral nervous system injury after traumatic brain injury

  • Objective: Describe prevalence and types of EMG confirmed peripheral nervous system injuries among patients admitted to inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
  • Lead Investigator: Art Leis, M.D.
  • Outside Collaborators: Stuart A. Yablon, MD, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and Department of PMR, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Srbislav Stevanovic, MD, DSc, Clinic for Rehabilitation “Dr. M. Zotovic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Related Publications: In Progress
  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Retrospective study (not recruiting)

Early EEG and recovery from traumatic brain injury

  • Objective: Derive EEG biomarkers and classifiers of the observed behavioral states (minimally conscious state, acute confusional state, recovery of consciousness); examine potential role of interictal EEG for identifying rehabilitation inpatients at greatest risk for developing late posttraumatic seizures after withdrawal of antiepileptic drug prophylaxis
  • Co-Principal Investigators: Dobrivoje S. Stokic, M.D., D.Sc. and Stuart A. Yablon, M.D., Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and Department of PMR, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • Outside Co-Investigator: Nicholas Schiff, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Mark Sherer, Memorial Hermann-TIRR, Houston, TX; Risa Nakase-Richardson, James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL.
  • Related Publications: New
  • Funding: NIDDR TBI Model System of Mississippi, The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Retrospective study (not recruiting)