Dr. Jessica Gill, NIH Lasker Clinical Research Scholar and Chief of the NINR Division of Intramural Research’s Brain Injury Unit, has been invited to join the Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium.
The CARE Consortium serves as the scientific and operational framework for the Concussion Research Initiative of the NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance, a $30 million initiative, supported by the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the U.S. Department of Defense, to study and prevent concussion.
Dr. Gill will lead biomarker efforts for the study, in which more than 30 universities and military academies participate.
Details of the study have been published in the journal Sports Medicine. More information is available here.
More information on the CARE Consortium is available here.