Concussion Center study featured in The Detroit News, Michigan News

February 3, 2023


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The U-M Concussion Center’s Michigan Alumni Brain Health Study was featured in two news articles on Thursday, February 2.

Michigan News wrote about the study in the article “Brain health, concussions and sports: Is there a long-term connection?

The Detroit News also covered the study in their article “UM to study concussions, brain health of alums.”*

The alumni study is co-led by Dr. James Eckner, associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and associate director of research for the Concussion Center, and Dr. Philip Veliz, assistant research professor at the U-M School of Nursing. Both Eckner and Veliz spoke with Michigan News and The Detroit News.

Also quoted in the stories was Jarrett Irons, former All-Big Ten linebacker and U-M Football co-captain in the mid-1990s, who now serves on the Concussion Center’s Advisory Board.

*Note: You will need a subscription to read The Detroit News article.