Biomarkers are anything that can measure acutely and then identify the prognosis or future development of a person's brain injury. Neuroimaging is used as a way to measure these biomarkers.
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About the author: Janna Harris, PhD
Dr. Janna Harris received her PhD in Neurobiology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Her doctoral research focused on the role of specific extracellular matrix proteoglycans in adaptive synaptic plasticity following brain trauma.
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Lauren replied on Permalink
In general, is SPECT scanning that measures blood flow in different areas of the brain useful after TBI?