A leader in TBI research

Cifu David X. Cifu, M.D., leads the Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium, a $62 million federally funded research project devised to address the long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury in military service personnel and veterans.

The consortium is one of two major initiatives developed in response to the injuries suffered by U.S. service personnel during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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News and Events

Cifu Discusses Importance of Concussion Research and Training

Department Chair and Herman J. Flax, MD Professor David Cifu, MD, was interviewed recently on NPR about his thoughts on the importance of continuing clinical funding and research to continue finding new ways to understand and treat concussions.

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VCU Scientific Review Committee Set to Launch This Fall

The Scientific Review Committee will provide study design, analytic planning and operational feasibility peer review of clinical research before IRB review.

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PM&R Bids Farewell to Department Administrator

Adrianne Dery, department administrator, retired from her position on June 30, 2016 after a dedicated career to the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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