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The FITBIR Informatics System includes a full range of data from TBI patients and controls enrolled in studies funded by the DoD and NIH. The following charts provide general information about the distribution of data records that have been submitted to FITBIR.

Highlighted Studies

Investigator(s) Project Title Institution Abstract Shared data (y/n)
Philip Bayly, PhD In Vivo Measurement of Brain Biomechanics Washington University Computer models of brain biomechanics are needed to understand traumatic brain injury (TBI) and develop methods for prevention, but current computer models ... N
Michael Bell, MD and Stephen Wisniewski, PhD Multiple Medical Therapies for Pediatric TBI; Comparative Effectiveness Approach University of Pittsburgh Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading killer of children with over 7000 deaths reported in the US in 2005.  In addition to this loss of life, the yearly costs  ... N
Steven Broglio, PhD The Impact of Concussive and Sub-concussive Blows on Brain Network Activity University of Michigan Contact sports such as football result in hundreds of blows to the head in athletes each season. Traditional thought has suggested that majority of  ... N
Randall Chesnut, MD, Silvia Lujan, MD, Carlos Rondina, MD, Nancy Temkin, PhD, and Walter Videtta, MD Managing Severe TBI without ICP Monitoring - Guidelines Development and Testing University of Washington Management of intracranial hypertension (ICH) in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is crucial to their survival and optimal recovery. The evidence  ... N
Rao Gullapalli, PhD Traumatic Brain Injury Data for FITBIR Informatics System University of Maryland at Baltimore We have been fortunate to participate in traumatic brain injury (TBI) research since early 2000's, which has generated significant amount of clinical, behavioral  ... Y
Michael Lipton, MD, PhD Brain Injury Due to Soccer Heading and Opportunities for Its Mitigation Albert Einstein College of Medicine Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in athletes is a major and increasingly recognized public health problem. The presumed pathologic basis of the injury is multifocal ... N
Joseph Maldjian, MD, Joel Stitzel, PhD, and Gerard Gioia, PhD iTAKL: Imaging Telemetry And Kinematic Modeling in Youth Football Wake Forest University Football head injuries involve significant forces and can result in mild to severe traumatic brain injuries. While this has received increasing attention at... N
Geoffrey Manley, MD, PhD Transforming Traumatic Brain Injury Research and Clinical Care University of California, San Francisco Effective treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains one of the greatest unmet needs in public health. Each year in the US, at least 1.7 million people suffer ... Y
Helen Pan, PhD, and Ross Zafonte, DO Adding Legacy Clinical Data to the Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury (FITBIR) Research Triangle Institute Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability. In the United States alone approximately 1.4 million people sustain a TBI each year, of ... Y
Frederick Rivara, MD Addition of Pediatric TBI Data to FITBIR University of Washington The Child Health After Injury (CHAI) study was funded by the CDC (9/2006 to 8/2012) to determine the population-based rates of disability after traumatic brain ... Y

Michael H Roy, MD, MPH

Predictors of PTSD and Post Concussive Syndrome in OIF/OEF Veterans Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are linked to worsened physical and mental health, functional impairment, ... Y
David Wright, MD Progesterone for Traumatic brain injury: Experimental Clinical Treatment (ProTECT III) Emory University Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of premature death and disability worldwide. No therapy has been effective in reducing mortality and improving ... Y
Diane Damiano, MD Effects of Rapid-Resisted Exercise on Ambulatory Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury (CNRM) National Institutes of Health Clincal Center Traumatic brain injury may have a range of effects, from severe and permanent disability to more subtle functional and cognitive deficits that often go undetected during initial treatment ... Y
Anne McKee, MD Tauopathy Consensus Study of Pathology Images Boston University School of Medicine Repetitive brain trauma is associated with a progressive neurological deterioration, originally termed dementia pugilistica, and more recently, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Most instances of CTE… Y
Corinna E Lathan, PhD An Independent, Prospective, Head-to-Head Study of the Reliability and Validity of Neurocognitive Test Batteries for the Assessment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury AnthroTronix, Inc. Athletes are at a higher-than-normal risk for sustaining forceful impacts to the head, which sometimes yield mild traumatic brain injury (concussion). As a result, there has been a growing interest in methods and devices that can ... Y