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PRA Health Sciences

Principal Investigator (bTBI)



Full Time

On Site


Silver Spring, Maryland, United States


Task Description:

  • Conduct basic and applied research on the mechanisms of primary and secondary injury resulting from exposure to blast.
  • Assess a variety of animal and other laboratory experiments and mathematical modeling techniques, standardize models of blast injury allowing for better understanding of high-fidelity simulations of head injury to speed research while increasing our understanding of the pathophysological mechanisms of blast traumatic brain injury (bTBI).
  • Provide scientific and technical support for the research, development, and efficacy evaluation of personal protective equipment, neuro- protection/neurorestoration therapies with the ability to fully characterize head injury models defining the temporal profile of histopathology, neurobehavioral (motor/cognitive) dysfunction, molecular (biomarkers/bioenergetics) following a "single" or repetitive bTBI and or concussive injury to the brain such as:
    • Musculoskeletal Injury
    • Blast overpressure Injury
    • Blunt Head and Body Trauma
    • Face, Eye, and Spinal Injury
    • Acoustic Trauma
    • Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Intervention for TBI Research

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