Dr. Charles Tator publishes landmark summary on concussion treatment

The Canadian Medical Association Journal has published an article by Dr. Charles Tator, founder of the Canadian Sport Concussion Project at UHN’s Krembil Neuroscience Centre. Dr. Tator’s article, “Current Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Concussions and Their Consequences,” summarizes what medical experts in the field agree has been learned about concussions and their effects over the last decade, and how to properly manage them.

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2nd Annual Symposium: Research on the Concussion Spectrum of Disorders

The Canadian Sports Concussion Project team hosted the 2nd annual concussion symposium on January 11, 2014. The focus was on research on the concussion spectrum of disorders, with presentations on the most recent findings by experts of both the CSCP and other projects being conducted at other institutions.

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Watch the video to hear CFL Hall of Famer Matt Dunigan, now a TSN analyst, share his story about concussions. Plus, find out why he’s donating his brain to Dr. Charles Tator and the Canadian Sports Concussion Project. (Video: UHN/YouTube)


What is the Canadian Sports Concussion Project?

Our Concussion Project is a Canadian study based out of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at Toronto Western Hospital that is focused on examining the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function. This problem is suspected to be especially frequent after repeated concussion in sports, but may also occur after concussions in other activities including motor vehicle crashes, industrial injuries or falls.

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Canadian Sports Concussion Project In The News

Our Concussion Project is a Canadian study based out of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at Toronto Western Hospital that is focused on examining the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function. This problem is suspected to be especially frequent after repeated concussion in sports, but may also occur after concussions in other activities including motor vehicle crashes, industrial injuries or falls.

» Long-term effects of concussions misunderstood: Toronto doctor (Toronto Star)
» Doctors need help with diagnosing and treating concussions (The Globe and Mail)



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Our Concussion Project is a Canadian study based out of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at Toronto Western Hospital that is focused on examining the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function. This problem is suspected to be especially frequent after repeated concussion in sports, but may also occur after concussions in other activities including motor vehicle crashes, industrial injuries or falls.

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Research

Our goal is to examine the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function.

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The Team

The Canadian Sports Concussion Project is lead by some of the nation's leading experts in the area of brain injury and concussion.

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Participate

Find out how to donate your brain to the Canadian Sports Concussion Project and participate in the clinical study at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre.

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Support

All funds donated to the Concussion Project will further research to help answer questions about repeated concussions.

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Brain Campaign

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