Penn researchers model a key breaking point involved in traumatic brain injury

Written by admin on March 10, 2014 – 4:00 am -

(University of Pennsylvania) Even the mildest form of a traumatic brain injury, better known as a concussion, can deal permanent, irreparable damage. Now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania is using mathematical modeling to better understand the mechanisms at play in this kind of injury, with an eye toward protecting the brain from its long-term consequences.

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