The Public Health Problem

Number of concussions per second
Emergency Department visits per second
$ 1522
Amount spent on concussion care per second
50 %
of concussions go unreported

Vision and Values

We strive to be the recognized leader in concussion research and clinical practice for a positive impact on patient health.

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Center Impact

200 +
Number of center publications
$ 90.3 M
Amount of center research dollars

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March 25, 2023

Optimizing acute mTBI care in the ED: how biomarkers, machine-learning, and psychosocial outcomes can help

Concussion Center faculty council members Dr. Fred Korley and Dr. Katharine Seagly, along with their co-principal investigator, Dr. Chris Fung from Michigan Medicine’s department of emergency medicine, and a team…
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March 25, 2023

The New ATHINA Lab: Using MRI to Support mTBI Research

ATHINA (pronounced Athena), is the ancient Greek Goddess of wisdom and warfare. She reminds us of Concussion Center Faculty, Dr. Eleanna Varangis, as she gracefully shares her knowledge of magnetic…
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March 25, 2023

The Functional Assessment of Neurocognition in Sport (FANS): Shifting Concussion Return to Play Determination from the Clinic to the Field

U-M Concussion Center post-doctoral fellow Landon Lempke, along with co-investigators Dr. Benjamin Brett from the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology and Dr. Douglas Terry from the…
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March 25, 2023

NeuroTrauma Research Lab: Student Engagement Update

Concussion Center director Dr. Steve Broglio also leads the NeuroTrauma Research Lab with the School of Kinesiology, which focuses on conducting research to improve athlete health and safety related to…
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