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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Cifu to Hold Facebook Live Chat on Sept. 14

Join Dr. Cifu on Wednesday, September 14, as he hosts a Facebook Live chat with VCU Health about concussions.

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PM&R Faculty Provide Insight Into Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Concussion Recovery

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. hasn't raced since July 9, due to concussion symptoms. VCU PM&R faculty members, David Cifu, M.D. and Katherine Dec, M.D. recently weighed in on his likely path to recovery in a recent Richmond Times-Dispatch article.

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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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