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Study participant Raina Groover goes over some exercises with physical therapist Susan Conroy during a clinic visit.

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Teasing out the links between TBI and PTSD

Teasing out the links between TBI and PTSD

(Photo by Kevin Walsh)


The work of VA-UCSD researcher Dr. Mingxiong Huang, seen above with colleague Dr. Roland Lee, was highlighted in a recent National Public Radio piece titled "War Studies Suggest a Concussion Leaves the Brain Vulnerable to PTSD." The story also featured VA-UCSD researcher Dr. Dewleen Baker.

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