AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 4, 2017

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Concussion Biomarker Could Remove Ambiguity From Diagnosis

Nina Kraus, a Northwestern University professor and director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, is the lead author of a recent study that identified a method for reliably diagnosing concussions and tracking recovery.

Her research shows the key to diagnosing concussions lies in the brain’s ability to process sound. A biological marker in the auditory system could take the ambiguity and controversy out of diagnosing concussions.

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Calendar/Courses

Winter Clinics for Cranial and Spinal Surgery
Feb. 25, 2018 - Mar. 1, 2018; Snowmass Village, Colo.

69th Southern Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting
Feb. 28, 2018 - Mar. 3, 2018; San Juan, PR

Second International Brain Mapping Course
April 26-27, 2018; New Orleans

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