Posts tagged with "traumatic brain injury"

For article LLNL team demonstrates protein damage by shock waves in traumatic brain injury patients

LLNL team demonstrates protein damage by shock waves in traumatic brain injury patients

Jan. 26, 2016 -  
New research by Lawrence Livermore scientists shows how shock waves can damage membrane proteins in traumatic brain injury patients. Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) from improvised explosive devices is the most frequent wound occurring from the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq...
For article DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

July 8, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory...
For article Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

June 11, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently received $5.6 million from the Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an implantable neural interface with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain for treating...
For article New research shows brain injuries from blasts similar to football impacts

New research shows brain injuries from blasts similar to football impacts

May 16, 2012 -  
In an advance that may someday provide health benefits for soldiers and athletes, a team of researchers has discovered a mechanism that could be the cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in blast-exposed soldiers. The breakthrough study, published today in the journal Science Translational...
For article LLNL researchers find way to mitigate traumatic brain injury in study for Joint IED Defeat Organization

LLNL researchers find way to mitigate traumatic brain injury in study for Joint IED Defeat Organization

April 18, 2011 -  
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have found that soldiers using military helmets one size larger and with thicker pads could reduce the severity of traumatic brain injury (TBI) from blunt and ballistic impacts. Their results came after a one-year study funded by the U.S...
For article LLNL research reveals how blast waves may cause human brain injury even without direct head impacts

LLNL research reveals how blast waves may cause human brain injury even without direct head impacts

Aug. 26, 2009 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - New research on the effects of blast waves could lead to an enhanced understanding of head injuries and improved military helmet design. Using numerical hydrodynamic computer simulations, Lawrence Livermore scientists Willy Moss and Michael King, along with University of...