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Audio of an interview with me concerning concussion prevention.

This is an interview with my on WJOX, concerning concussion prevention. an interview with me concerning concussion prevention

ZERO concussions at football camp

The University of Cincinnati continues to lead the way in developing and discovering more and better ways to help our athletes as well as aiding the health of the community and nation.

Concussion testing is a personal thing, not a computer program

This is abstracted from an article in ESPN: http://m.espn.go.com/general/story?storyId=8297794/ And http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/8297794/neuropsychological-testing-concussions-not-panacea It is annotated and presented here without permission but complete attribution to ESPN. The whole article can be found above and is over 3500 words long. So, I’ve shortened it and made comments. In quotes is from ESPN author; Peter Keating, the rest is [...]

Concussion Rehab – mention of my work in another blog.

This is taken without permission from the concussion blog. http://theconcussionblog.com/2012/06/20/part-of-recovery-is-a-visual-component/ It talks about a patient I worked with and mentions me as well, so I thought I would share it. Jen Umberg never saw it coming. It was May 23, 2011, during a terrible storm in Cincinnati. Winds were gusting and she was trying to [...]

My wonderful experience as a visiting professor in Japan

I was privileged enough to be asked to Ritsumeikan University  Shiga, Japan as an invited lecturer asked to give a series of lectures during their concentrated summer program. The theme of the lecture program was “brain pathologies and therapies.” Yes that is a broad topic, but they wanted personal expert presentations focusing on those areas [...]

Guanidino Acid Methyl Transferase (GAMT) support group on facebook conversation thread on ornithine and creatine results.

The following is an annotated and redacted conversation from the GAMT support group on facebook. https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/189179557787307/. Some of us participated in the dialogue and wanted to share this with the broader community. I’ve tried to stay true to the meaning and provide transitions between comments from individuals participating in the discussion. Please remember to always [...]

Discovery of a treatment for one of the causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Creatine transporter deficiency

We have published a paper showing our discovery of a true treatment for ONE of the causes of autism. The type of autism spectrum disorder is the creatine transporter deficiency, where the brain lacks creatine because it cannot be transported into the brain.

News for Creatine Deficiency Syndromes

Here in Cincinnati we (University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center*) are launching the first of its kind diagnostic for all creatine deficiency disorders

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is Not an Expression of Guilt.

I know everyone has a right to their opinion, but… There is a local research project being worked on to pre-treat US service members in hopes of decreasing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I’m aware of it but not involved. Anyway, there are people who are against the research because, in their words; “the soldiers [...]

“New” for Ten Years.

Everyone knows that Aspirin would never be approved as a drug today because of all the complications