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$647,000 awarded to support head injury research
August 9, 2004

The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a grant of more than $647,000 over four years to support a Washington State University Head Injury Research Program seeking ways to build on the cognitive mental abilities that remain intact following traumatic brain injuries. The project is being done in collaboration with St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane.The grant will support work led by Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, associate professor of psychology at WSU. Schmitter-Edgecombe is trying to understand what happens after a head injury in terms of cognitive brain functionsTraumatic brain injury is a public health concern that has ramifications not only for the injured … » More …