Canadian
Traumatic Brain
Injury Research
Consortium

The Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium was created in December 2015 and is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. To know more about our group, please click on the link “know more”.

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CTRC members
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0 25
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0 68
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Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), including sport-related concussion, has become a major health issue. Nearly 10% of mTBI patients (aged 0-18 years) are symptomatic with post-concussion syndrome (PCS) three months after injury. Persistent post-concussion symptoms often result in significant disability and family burden. However, the biological explanation for these prolonged PCS symptoms remains unclear.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of mortality and morbidity. Many survivors suffer from concentration deficit, fatigue, depression and low resistance to effort. These symptoms affect their quality of life, their functional level and have a significant impact on primary health care resources utilisation

Early determination of prognosis in severe TBI is of great concern not only for health workers and families, but also for the society as a whole...

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