The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, known as Virginia Catalyst, today announced that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to a collaborative bioscience commercialization project including a team from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, the University of Virginia, Carilion Medical Center, and BRAINBox Solutions, Inc., which is headquartered in Richmond. This grant, which includes matching funding of $500,000 provided by BRAINBox, will support the Virginia Brain Injury Diagnosis and Monitoring Initiative. This work will focus on a multi-modality system approach which will include point-of-care device detection of testing for brain injury blood biomarkers and development of integrated neuro-imaging, behavioral and biomarker models for outcome prediction for athletic brain injury and general brain injury management.
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