Drake Rugby Biomarker Study: a biomarker study of head injury in rugby

Principal Investigators: Professor John Hardy, Professor Huw Morris, Professor Henrik Zetterberg
Co-Investigators: Dr Etienne Laverse, Professor David Sharp
Institutions: UCL Institute of Neurology, Imperial College London
Status: Ongoing

Having commenced at Saracens Rugby Club in 2015, this longitudinal study is now recruiting participants from a number of Premiership and Championship rugby union teams. The study involves collection of blood, saliva and urine in an effort to uncover potential biomarkers of concussion injuries.

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