Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC)

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DOD Partners To Combat Brain Injury

Ellen Crown | NCO Journal | August 19, 2013

Experts from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs gathered Aug. 14 at the Military Health System Research Symposium to discuss the future of research on mental health and traumatic brain injury. Read More »

DoD, VA Establish Two Multi-Institutional Consortia To Research PTSD And TBI

Press Release | Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) | August 10, 2013

In response to President Obama’s Executive Order, the [DoD and VA] highlighted today the establishment of two joint research consortia, at a combined investment of $107 million to research the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) over a five-year period. Read More »

SGT. SHAFT: Civilian Population Should Have Access To Talking Prescription System

Sgt. Shaft | Washington Times | November 6, 2012

"I know that you are very interested in the safety of visually impaired veterans when taking their prescriptions. You understand all too well the danger of not reading prescription labels and the possibility of making a tragic mistake..." Read More »

The Long Haul For New PTSD/TBI Research Projects

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | August 12, 2013

President Obama has announced new research projects focused “on developing more effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat mental health conditions like TBI and PTSD.” Read More »

VA Puts PTSD/TBI Research Cart Before Care Horse

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | September 20, 2012

Yesterday the Veterans Affairs Department said  it and the Defense Department will pump $100 million into studies of post-traumatic  stress disorder (PTSD) and  mild traumatic brain disorder (mTBI) and today the House Veterans Affairs Committee reported that the VA lags woefully behind in hiring mental health professionals to treat these and other conditions. Read More »