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A Biomarker Study of Head Injury in Rugby – Update February 2017

The Drake Foundation study in collaboration with Saracens, UCL, and Imperial College London (Supported by the RFU) Our longitudinal biomarker, imaging and psychometric study of concussion in sports is underway. coque iphone x vespa coque iphone x wonderwoman coque iphone x flamenco coque iphone 6 plus slim coque iphone xs max apple rouge The cohort has now increased to over 100 participants from Championship and Premiership Rugby teams; the research cohort continues to expand as we recruit further teams to the study. coque iphone xr marbre ananas coque iphone xs antichoc transparente coque iphone 8 plus disney liquide coque choc iphone 6 plus coque iphone x extra fine We are analysing blood, urine and saliva samples pre and post concussive events to identify markers that would be useful in diagnosing and monitoring the syndrome of concussion. coque iphone xs kylie coque silicone etoile iphone 8 coque iphone 8 peugeot coque iphone 5 et 6 coque iphone 8 motif rigide For example, tau and neurofilament light chain, proteins that have previously been shown to be affected in concussion injury. iphone 8 plus coque citations coque iphone 6 patinage coque iphone 8 plus lamborghini coque iphone 6 nintendo coque kylie iphone x We will be starting MRI brain scans and psychometric tests (in our collaborating centre – The Computational, Cognitive & Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, Imperial College, London) on participants this month. coque personnalisee iphone x 12435 coque iphone x simple coque nike iphone 8 plus 7 plus coque iphone xs crane coque iphone x evetane This branch of the study should provide additional information on the associated radiological and cognitive features of concussion. coque iphone 8 pineapple coques 8 iphone transparente coque iphone xr france coque iphone xr a 1 coque iphone 7 turc Accelerometers were used in the pilot phase of the study to assist in the detection of concussive events, but we are now using medically defined concussion across the participating clubs.