Research Assistant at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Location: Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Building 18, Bedford, MA 01730
Matthew Jacobs, former Junior and Collegiate ice hockey player, graduated with honors from Lawrence University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Psychology. Matthew joined the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy in February 2012.
Matthew is interested in the short and long-term consequences of repetitive head injury from contact sports and military service. He has particular interest in pre-mortem biomarkers in the blood and cerebral spinal fluid as well as the Cerebellum’s role in both post-concussive symptoms and CTE.