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Title: New technology seeks to rapidly assess attention deficits that result from concussion

PI: Jamshid Ghajar, MD, PhD

IRB Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College

IRB#: 0211005884

IRB Expiration Date: 08/21/2012

Study Description: The purpose of this study is to develop a sensitive metric for assessing the attention deficits and cognitive impairments that result from a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury. This metric will be used to help inform return to play or duty decisions for athletes and military respectively.

Involvement: MRI scan, Eye-Tracking, Paper-and computer- based Cognitive tasks, Interview, Questionnaires

Age: 18-55 years

Eligibility: Individuals with and without head injury

Commitment: 1-2 visits

Contact: Alison Schoenberger or Tim Morley at 212-772-0608 or aschonberger@braintrauma.org ; tmorley@braintrauma.org