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We've launched a new study to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football.
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Posted 08 February 2019
A leading University of Birmingham Professor has been announced as one of the first participants in The Academy of Medical Sciences' novel Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research (FLIER) Programme.
Posted 17 January 2019
Academic neurosurgeon Professor Tony Belli writes for the Birmingham Brief on how concussion in sports is a serious issue that needs investigating.
The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football.
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