Current Studies - Neuroscience Institute

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Know a teenager with a concussion? (IRB# 34001)

Status: Active

 

Investigators:

  • Mechelle Lewis, Ph.D., Department of Neurology

 

Description:

Penn state Milton S. Hershey Medical Center researchers are studying concussions in teenage athletes.

As part of this study, teenagers 12-18 years old who have had a concussion within seven days may be eligible to participate.

 

Eligibility:

Who may participate?

Boys or girls age 12-18 without learning disabilities, ADD or ADHD, who have had a mild concussion within seven days.

 

Additional Study Details:

What is required?

  • Tests including memory and attention
  • A brain MRI
  • Follow up visit after 2 months

Compensation is provided.

 

Locations:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Contacts:

Study director: Mechelle Lewis, Ph.D., Department of Neurology

For more information: Brittany Harder at 717-531-0003, x281167

To view flier click here.

 

Categories:

  • Neurology
  • Healthy volunteers