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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects 1.7 million people annually, yet the diagnosis and treatment can be highly ineffective. Using cutting edge, non-invasive, in vivo diffusion imaging techniques combined with HDFT analysis and visualization, the Schneider Lab is working toward more comprehensive diagnosis of TBI. Our lab’s goal is to create a fast, effective method for looking at white matter damage in individual patients, and eventually allow medical doctors to provide more useful prognosis for frustrated patients. HDFT has already been applied in a number of clinical and surgical cases here at UPMC, and holds much promise.

If you are interested in this study and you would like to receive more information about it, please send an email to schlab_at_pitt_edu

Please visit our dedicated site about HDFT TBI ( http://hdft.lrdc.pitt.edu ).