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Wayne State University Professor Awarded Money for Brain Injury Research

Dr. Liying Zhang, a biomedical engineer and associate professor at WSU, has been awarded over $200,000 from the Department of Defense to develop a computer simulation tool which will help study traumatic brain injuries. Zhang is investigating the effect of blast waves on the brain in an effort to discover more about the causes and effects of mild traumatic brain injuries. Traumatic brain injury has been called the signature injury of the Iraq War. To read more about this new research project, please click here.