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New Study Aims to Understand Brain Injury Biomarker

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A five-year $1.5 million grant to Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health aims to research into the function of a biomarker for brain injury called Translocator Protein 18 kDa, or TSPO. The grant comes from the National Institute of Environmental Health (NIEHS) and seeks to better understand the function of TSPO in brain injury […]

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Should Lou Gehrig’s Medical Records Be Released?

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Some lawmakers in Minnesota are trying to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records. They say the records might give some insight as to whether the famous baseball player died of the disease named after him, or if repetitive head trauma played some kind of role. The holders of the records, the Mayo Clinic, […]

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