The hydrocephalus community claimed a big victory on Capitol Hill when we helped ensure Congress did not restrict medical research for veterans living with hydrocephalus.
Roll Call spotlights injuries and medical conditions on the rise in U.S. Troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan which include hydrocephalus, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and brain injury, among other conditions.
Bloomburg reports that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will explore the use of probes implanted in the brain to help reverse memory loss caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, will house the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) Satellite Center to provide returning service members treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
To help researchers understand the underlying mechanisms of traumatic brain injury in service members, the Department of Defense has established the world’s first brain tissue repository.