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Category: Lee Goldstein

Compound Protects Brain Cells From Explosive Force

Chemical & Engineering News Lee Goldstein, School of Medicine Since 2000, more than 300,000 U.S. soldiers have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury, which can trigger memory loss and psychiatric disorders. Aside from counseling and rehabilitation, doctors have no way of counteracting the brain damage caused by bomb blasts and other severe impacts… Expert quote: “These are exciting […]

Brain Ailments in Veterans Likened to Those in Athletes

New York Times Lee Goldstein, School of Medicine Ann McKee, School of Medicine Scientists who have studied a degenerative brain disease in athletes have found the same condition in combat veterans exposed to roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, concluding that such explosions injure the brain in ways strikingly similar to punishing tackles and knockout […]