The $65 Million Huddle: White House Convenes Summit on Sports Concussions

Well, it’s official. The next frontier for brain research isn’t found in some fancy lab rig. It isn’t about a new way of tracking electrical impulses sent through synapses. No. It’s wearing tight pant and shoulder pads, trotting onto the field after halftime.
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Seahawks’ Owner Paul Allen Funding Brain Injury Research

Do you suppose it’s merely coincidence, or is Paul Allen trying to cancel out the moral smirch of causing football-related brain injuries by funding research into traumatic brain injury? In November, Microsoft cofounder Allen announced a $2.37 million dollar gift to be shared jointly by Washington State University and Allen’s own Allen Institute for Brain Science.
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