Research on Traumatic Brain Injury Is Published

A study examining the pathological link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Alzheimer’s disease has been published by PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication that features reports of original research from all disciplines within science and medicine. Dr. Naoki Tajiri, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, is 1st author on the article titled, “Traumatic brain injury precipitates cognitive impairment and extracellular Aβ aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease transgenic mice.” It is available online

Dr. Cesar V. Borlongan of the USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair (CABR), Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair is the corresponding author of the manuscript. Other authors include S. Leilani Kellogg, (Graduate students, Department of Psychology, USF); Dr. Toru Shimizu, (Professor, Department of Psychology, USF); and Dr. Gary W. Arendash (Professor, NeuroEM Therapeutics, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, USA).