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Military and Veterans Rehabilitation and Recovery from Injury Network (MAVERICK): Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC)

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Technical Report,30 Sep 2017,29 Sep 2018

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Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond United States

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The Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium CENC is a coordinated, multicenter collaboration linking basic science, translational, and clinical neuroscience researchers from the VA, military, and academia to effectively address the diagnostic and therapeutic ramifications of traumatic brain injury TBI and its long-term effects. This Consortium is uniquely positioned because of its centralized organization provided by an experienced, professional Coordinating Center directed by senior academic TBI leaders of VA and DOD 2linkages between major eight VA TBIPolytrauma Centers with multiple DoD Centers, and academic research centers 3 extensive, longer term track record of collaborative TBI research 4 access to large militaryVA relevant research subject populations and ten innovative and intersecting research projects that are designed to change proactive in the near term and lay the groundwork for subsequent investigation. This consortium brings together a nationwide group of researchers who have extensive track records of internal and external collaborations, demonstrated productivity in knowledge translation and dissemination, and the proven ability to recruit and follow up with research subjects.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

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