We know that blast waves alone can damage the human brain. But more research is needed to learn how exactly a blast wave alone damages the brain's cells, blood vessels, and structure as a whole.
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Frank Tortella, ST, PhD serves as the U.S. Army’s Medical Research and Material Command’s subject matter expert on neurotrauma and neuroprotection research for a diverse range of insults to include traumatic brain injury, concussions, and the neurological effects of blast exposure.
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