BIAC is proud to support research that ultimately benefits the brain injury community. Research and reports on brain injury lead to an expansion of knowledge to help recognize, respond and recover from brain injury. Research study articles, and IRB approved research studies which are seeking study participants, are available below.
The CDC has made recommendations to Congress in it's report, Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Epidemiology and Rehabilitation, addressing the critical gaps related to improving estimates of TBI incidence; Enhancing measures used to evaluate rehabilitation success; and Improving TBI rehabilitation research and expanding service delivery. This Report helps shine a spotlight on what is needed to improve TBI rehabilitation services, access to care, and quality of life for people living with TBI, and their loved ones.
This Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation article examines the prevalence of TBI among young offenders in custody.
If you are conducting an IRB approved research study and you would like to be included on our website, please email an abbreviated version of your recruitment flyer/information, along with your contact information to Bonnie at email@example.com
Intensive and Integrated Language & Cognitive Treatment Program - (Posted 7/27/17)
Treatment opportunities at Boston University Sargent College for individuals who have had a stroke or a brain injury. At the Aphasia Research Laboratory, we are piloting a new program integrating impairment intervention in a functional context as part of an intensiverehabilitation program. Potential eligible participants will sign up for a 15 week rehabilitation program where they will attend therapy four days a week from 10:00am – 4:00 pm each day. The program integrates typical classroom-style lectures with individual rehabilitation, reviewing of meta-cognitive strategies, and functional skills training. BU is looking for individuals with brain injury who present with language and/or cognitive deficits and who might benefit from such an intensive treatment program and who are interested in pursuing or continuing higher education. Contact: Swathi Kiran, Ph.D CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Rm 321, Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, Boston University Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215, Phone: (617)-358-5478, Fax: (617)-353-5074, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brain Injury and Domestic Violence
(Posted Date 11/29/16)
Trinity College is studying whether survivors of domestic violence experience traumatic brain injury. If you are a survivor of domestic violence or interpersonal violence you may be eligible to participate. You will be asked to take some tests to determine if you are experiencing attention and memory deficits. You will be compensated for your time with gift cards to either Wal-Mart or Stop and Shop at the rate of $20 per hour. Your total participation will be about 3 hours. If you would like additional information please feel free to contact the research assistant, Olivia DeJoie at email@example.com or 860-297-5188.
(Post Date 7/6/16)
Southern CT State University - Speech Language Pathology Department is conducting research on Aphasia and TBI.
Currently recruiting individuals with aphasia due to a traumatic brain injury, and their communication partner to participate in a research study aimed to improve communication between the pair. Both the person with aphasia and the communication partner must participate in the project together. The treatment will be one hour per week for ten weeks and will focus on teaching strategies the partner can use to make communication easier.
For more information, please contact:
Graduate student at Southern Connecticut State University