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The Next Generation of Vital Signs

The Next Generation of Vital Signs

Vital signs are archaic or “late to the game.” You read that right. Traditional vital signs that are collected and indicate a problem such as low/high blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc. are not detectably altered until your body has already been trying to compensate for a deficiency.

But what if the problem could’ve been detected and prevented before your body began to act up by developing new and more informative vital signs? Insert New Vital Signs

2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge Funds 6 Teams

2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge Funds 6 Teams

Congratulations to the six traumatic brain injury (TBI) teams whose projects have been funded this year thanks to the continued generosity of the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation! 

Highlights from the 2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge

Highlights from the 2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge

Earlier this month, MCIRCC hosted our third annual Massey TBI Grand Challenge. With a record-breaking attendance, thought-provoking presentations, and increased collaboration with the Dept. of Engineering, the event was a rousing success.

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

When first responders are faced with the challenge of caring for a patient with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), whether that be in the Emergency Room, out in the field, or on the front lines, two dilemmas usually come to mind: what is the extent of their initial injury, and are there any secondary injuries underway?

Massey TBI Grand Challenge comes to a close with Wolverine Den

Massey TBI Grand Challenge comes to a close with Wolverine Den

After a successful Massey TBI Grand Challenge kick-off event in February, the competition came to a close last month with Wolverine Den (MCIRCC’s version of Shark Tank). Seven teams were awarded funding thanks to the generous gift from the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation.