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Cognitive and Neurobiological Research Consortium

2002-2007

Funded by James S. McDonell Foundation

Cognitive and Neurobiological Research Consortium in Traumatic Brain Injury (CNRC-TBI) was a bi-coastal research initiative involving Weill Cornell Medical College, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of California at San Francisco. The primary goal of the research was to characterize impairment and understand the neurobiological underpinnings that can lead to mTBI symptoms. The CNRC team found a direct connection between the shearing of white matter fibers in the front of the brain after mTBI and attention and memory difficulties. The attention difficulty was found to be mainly a timing problem which was less diagnosed with eye-tracking.

Associated publications: In addition to poster presentations at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Society for Neuroscience, and The Neural Control of Movement Society annual meetings, the CNRC research team has published the following articles:

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