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Genetic predisposition may predict recovery following traumatic brain injury

An individual's recovery months after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is difficult to predict, and some of the variability in outcomes may be due to genetic differences according to an article published in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

The genes that regulate a person's inflammatory response to injury can impact clinical outcomes in TBI, according to the study. The article is available free on the Journal of Neurotrauma website by ciicking here

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