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Downstream Effects of Multiple Concussions - Brain, Cognition and Mental Health​


  • Vasilevskaya, A., Taghdiri, F., Multani, N., Ozzoude, M., Tarazi, A., Khodadadi, M., Wennberg, R., Rusjan, P., Houle, S., Green, R., Colella, B., Blennow, K., Zetterberg, H., Karikari, T., Mikulis, D., Hazrati, L., Kovacs, G. G., Davis, K. D., Tator, C., Tartaglia, M. C. (2022). Investigating the use of plasma pTau181 in retired contact sports athletes. Journal of Neurology. Oct; 269(10):5582-95. PMID: 35751688

  • Gumus, M., Mack, M., Green, R., Khodadadi, M., Wennberg, R., Crawley, A., Colella, B., Tarazi, A., Mikulis, D., Tator, C., Tartaglia, M.C. (2022). Brain connectivity changes in Postconcussion Syndrome as the neural substrate of a heterogeneous syndrome. Brain Connectivity. Oct 12; 12(8):711-724. PMID: 35018791. 

  • ​Sihag, S., Naze, S., Taghdiri, F., Gumus, M., Tator, C., Green, R., Colella, B., Blennow, K., Zetterberg, H., Dominguez, L.G., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D.J., Tartaglia, M.C., Kozloski, J. R. (2022). Functional brain activity constrained by structural connectivity reveals cohort-specific features for serum neurofilament light chain. Communications Medicine. Jan 17; 2: 8(2022). PMID: 35603281.

Functional brain activity constrained by structural connectivity reveals cohort-specific f
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  • Shafi, R., Crawley, A., Tartaglia, C., Tator, C., Green, R., Mikulis, D., Colantonio, A. (2020). Sex-specific differences in resting-state functional connectivity of large-scale networks in Postconcussion Syndrome. Scientific Reports. Dec 15; 10, 21982. PMID: 33319807. 

Sex-specific differences in resting-state functional connectivity of large-scale networks
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  • Sihag, S., Naze, S., Taghdiri, F., Tator, C., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D.J., Green, R., Colella, B., Tartaglia, M.C., Kozloski, J. R. (2020). Multimodal Dynamic Brain Connectivity Analysis Based on Graph Signal Processing for Former Athletes With History of Multiple Concussions. IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks. Mar 23; Vol 6: 284-299. 

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  • Doroszkiewicz, C., Gold, D., Green, R., Tartaglia, C., Ma, J., Tator, C. (2020). Anxiety, depression, and quality of life: A long-term follow-up study of patients with persisting concussion symptoms. Journal of Neurotrauma. Nov 2; 38(4): 493-505. PMID: 32962513.

Anxiety, depression, and quality of life- A long-term follow-up study of patients with per
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  • ​Taghdiri, F., Multani, N., Ozzoude, M., Tarazi, A., Khodadadi, M., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D., Green, R., Colella, B., Davis, K., Blennow, K., Zetterberg, H., Tator, C., Tartaglia, C. (2020). Neurofilament-light in former athletes: A potential biomarker of neurodegeneration and progression. European Journal of Neurology. Apr 13; 27: 1170-1177. PMID: 32281206

  • Vasilevskaya, A., Taghdiri, F., Burke, C., Tarazi, A., Naeimi, S. A., Khodadadi, M., Goswami, R., Sato, C., Grin, M., Morena, D., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D., Green, R., Colella, B.,  Davis, K., Rusjan, P.,  Houle, S., Tator, C., Rogaeva, E., Tartaglia, C. (2020). Interaction of APOE4 alleles and PET Tau imaging in former contact sports athletes. NeuroImage: Clinical. Feb 13; Volume 26, 2020, 102212. PMID: 32097865

Interaction of APOE4 alleles and PET Tau imaging in former contact sports athletes
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  • Terpstra, A.R., Vasquez, B., Colella, B., Tartaglia, M.C., Tator, C.H., Mikulis, D., Davis, K.D., Wennberg, R., Green, R.E.A. (2019). Comprehensive neuropsychiatric and cognitive characterization of former professional football players: Implications for neurorehabilitation. Frontiers in Neurology: Neurorehabilitation; Special Issue - Concussion Rehabilitation. Aug 7; 10(712): 1-12. PMID: 31447753.

 Comprehensive neuropsychiatric and cognitive characterization of former professional foot
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  • Stukas, S., Higgins, V., Frndova, H., Gill, J., Hubara, E., Guerguerian, A.-M., Boutis, K., Beauchamp, M., Farrell, C., Babl, F. E., Delzoppo, C., Greenham, M., Wilkinson, A. A., Crichton, A., Anderson, V., Adeli, K., Hutchison, J., Wellington, C.; Serum Biomarkers and Quality of Life in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury investigators; National Biobank and Database for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury investigators; Canadian Critical Care Translation Biology Group; Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium. (2019). Characterisation of serum total tau following paediatric traumatic brain injury: A case-control study. The Lancet. Child & Adolescent Health. Jun 21; 3(8): 558-567. PMID: 31231066.

  • ​Taghdiri, F., Multani, N., Tarazi, A., Naeimi, S. A., Khodadadi, M., Esopenko, C., Green, R., Colella, B., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D., Davis, K., Goswami, R., Tator, C., Levine, B., Tartaglia, C. (2019). Elevated cerebrospinal fluid total tau in former professional athletes with multiple concussions. Neurology. Jun 4; 92 (23): e2717-e2726. PMID: 31068482

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid total tau in former professional athletes with multiple concu
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  • Misquitta, K., Dadar, M., Tarazi, A., Hussain, M.W., Alatwi, M.K., Ebraheem, A., Multani, N., Khodadadi, M., Goswami, R., Wennberg, R., Tator, C.H., Green, R.E.A., Colella, B., Davis, K.D., Mikulis, D.J., Grinberg, M., Sato, C., Rogaeva, E., Collins, D.L., Tartaglia M.C. (2018). The relationship between brain atrophy and cognitive-behavioural symptoms in retired Canadian football players with multiple concussions. NeuroImage: Clinical. May 14; 19(2018): 551-558. PMID: 29984163.

The relationship between brain atrophy and cognitive-behavioural symptoms in retired Canad
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  • Tarazi, A., Tator, C.H., Wennberg, R., Ebraheem, A., Green, R.E., Colella, B., Saverino, C., Khodadadi, M., Misquitta, K., Tartaglia, M.C. (2018). Motor function in former professional football players with history of multiple concussion. Journal of Neurotrauma. Apr 15; 35(8): 1003-1007. PMID: 29256818.

Motor function in former professional football players with history of multiple concussion
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  • Taghdiri, F., Chung, J., Irwin, S., Multani, N., Tarazi, A., Ebraheem, A., Khodadadi, M., Goswami, R., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D., Green, R.E.A., Davis, K., Tator, C., Eizenman, M., Tartaglia, C. (2018). Decreased number of self-paced saccades in Post-Concussion Syndrome associated with higher symptom burden and reduced white matter integrity. Journal of Neurotrauma. Mar 1; 35(5):719-729. PMID: 29239265.

Decreased number of self-paced saccades in Post-Concussion Syndrome associated with higher
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  • Goswami, R., Dufort, P., Tartaglia, M.C., Green, R.E.A., Crawley, A., Tator, C.H., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D.J., Keightley, M., Davis, K.D. (2016). Frontotemporal correlates of impulsivity and machine learning in retired professional athletes with a history of multiple concussions. Brain Structure and Function. May; 221(4): 1911-1925. PMID: 25721800.

Frontotemporal correlates of impulsivity and machine learning in retired professional athl
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  • Tartaglia, M.C., Hazrati, L.N., Davis, K.D, Green, R.E.A., Wennberg, R., Mikulis, D., Ezerins, L., Keightley, M.L., Tator, C.H. (2014). Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and other neurodegenerative proteinopathies. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, Special Issue: Brain Injury as a Neurodegenerative Disorder. Jan 31; 8(30), 1-6. PMID: 24550810. 

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and other neurodegenerative proteinopathies
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  • Hazrati, L.N., Tartaglia, M.C., Diamandis, P., Davis, K.D., Green, R.E.A., Wennberg, R., Wong, J., Ezerins, L., Tator, C. (2013). Absence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in retired football players with multiple concussions and neurological symptomatology. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, Special Issue: Brain Injury as a Neurodegenerative Disorder. May 24; 7(222):1-9. PMID: 23745112.

Absence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in retired football players with multiple conc
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  • Green, R.E.A., Koshimori, Y., Turner, G. (2010). Understanding the organic basis of persistent complaints in mild traumatic brain injury: Findings from functional and structural neuroimaging. Research Digest, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Jun; 20(3): 471-478. PMID: 20486011. 

Research Digest
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