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Role of IL-17 and IL-17 Producing T-lymphocytes on Neuroinflammation and Functional Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

PI: Dennis Simon, MD

Funding: Children's Trust Young Investigator Award (Children's Trust of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation)

This project is studying the effects of inflammation on the brain after trauma in children, as there are very few effective therapies for children with head trauma.

News: This project was noted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 30, 2016.