National Institutue of Health http://wesa.fm en Local Researchers Land $16.5 Million To Study Traumatic Brain Injuries http://wesa.fm/post/local-researchers-land-165-million-study-traumatic-brain-injuries <p>Every year, nearly half a million children 14 and younger visit the emergency room for traumatic brain injury in the United States.</p><p>Two Pittsburgh researchers have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead a $16.5 million study evaluating treatments for pediatric TBI.</p><p>The five-year international study is looking to provide evidence to standardize clinical practices and provide guidelines that would improve the lives of children with TBI.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:41:31 +0000 Michael Lynch 13796 at http://wesa.fm First-of-Its-Kind Study to Examine How Brain Aneurysms Work Through Tissue http://wesa.fm/post/first-its-kind-study-examine-how-brain-aneurysms-work-through-tissue <p>In an effort to better understand brain aneurysms, researchers in Pittsburgh will examine aneurysm tissue to try and learn what determines whether an aneurysm ruptures or doesn’t.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:09:16 +0000 Deanna Garcia 12722 at http://wesa.fm