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TBICoE Podcasts

TBICoE produces two podcast series focused on various TBI-related topics. Listen to, subscribe, or download episodes on DVIDS or wherever you listen to podcasts.

CUBIST Podcast

TBICoEs CUBIST, Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today , podcast icon.

Launched in May 2017, the Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today—or CUBISTseries is for health care providers treating service members and veterans with traumatic brain injury. Each episode offers a brief analysis of current research relevant to clinicians. Listen to all the episodes of CUBIST on DVIDS or wherever you listen to podcasts.

New Episode! Can Blast Exposure Have an Effect on Gut Health?

In this episode of CUBIST, the hosts discuss a study titled "Association of Blast Exposure and Military Breaching with Intestinal Permeability Blood Biomarkers Associated with Leaky Gut” by Qingkun Liu and colleagues and published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences in March 2024. In addition Dr. Phil Karl, a nutritional physiologist with the military nutrition division at the U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine joins the podcast.

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Picking Your Brain Podcast

TBICoE's Picking Your Brain podcast icon."Picking Your Brain" is a series that highlights the impact of TBI on military readiness, covering everything from the treatment and rehabilitation of service members to the collaborative research and clinical advancements that inform health care providers. Episodes cover a range of topics such as burnout in our military medical provider and service member populations, the health impacts of TBI and blast exposure stemming from the demands of combat and training, overlapping symptoms such as vision or hearing problems, and so much more. Listen to all episodes on DVIDS or wherever you listen to podcasts.

New Episode! "Bridging Barriers in TBI Care" — Part 2 of 2

In this episode of Picking Your Brain, we conclude the two-part series exploring the "Improving Healthcare Engagement and Access to Optimize Long-Term Outcomes" (I-HEAL) study led by Dr. Risa Richardson at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The episode sheds light on the barriers to high-quality care for TBI patients and includes insights from a caregiver who has a personal understanding of the study's impacts. Finally, the episode details innovative solutions developed with the Department of Defense to improve healthcare engagement and long-term outcomes for service members and veterans with TBI.

Listen to "Bridging Barriers in TBI Care" — Part 1 of 2

In this episode, Department of Veterans Affairs researchers and TBICoE clinical experts discuss the “Improving Health care Engagement and Access to Optimize Long-Term Outcomes” study, or I-HEAL. The study addresses the barriers that individuals with TBI face when accessing high-quality, evidence-based health care, highlighting the importance of collaboration between the DOD and VA.

Listen to Picking Your Brain

The TBI Family Podcast

The TBI Family podcast iconAs a health care provider, you know it takes a team to care for service members and veterans with TBI. Families play an important role in recovery and rehabilitation. In 2016, TBICoE started “The TBI Family,” a podcast focused on TBI caregivers and their loved ones. This podcast series is no longer in production, however the stories told, and information shared by hosts and guests can still resonate with listeners today. Listen to all episodes on DVIDS or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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TBICoE Podcast Disclaimer

The views and opinions of findings and or devices discussed in this podcast are those of the host, subject matter experts, and or guests. Facts represented constitute our understanding at the time of the podcast, whereas updated factual information may be developed. They should not be construed as pronouncing an official Department of Defense's position, policy, decision, or endorsement. The hosts and guests of CUBIST and Picking Your Brain may be defense contract personnel who support TBICoE.  Status of all hosts and guests will be identified during introductions to the podcast.

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Mar 17, 2023

TBICoE Research Review: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

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The purpose of this Research Review is to summarize current peer-reviewed scientific literature and expert assessment regarding the pathology, genetic pre-disposition, causes, clinical manifestations, and neuroimaging of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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INFORMATION PAPER: The Impact of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on the Autonomic Nervous System

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The purpose of this information paper by TBICoE is to provide a general overview of the current evidence related to the impact of concussion/mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the autonomic nervous system (ANS). This paper will focus on heart rate variability (HRV), pupillary light reflex (PLR), and hyperhidrosis within the military and civilian ...

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Brain Injury Awareness with the 19th Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps

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In this episode of Picking Your Brain, TBICoE Branch Chief, Capt. Scott Cota and clinical moderator Amanda Gano interview the 19th Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major Troy Black. The interview covers topics such as the DOD's Warfighter Brain Health Initiative, the commandant of the Marine Corps' Force Design 2030 efforts, and how warfighter ...

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Interview with the SEAC: TBI from a Joint Perspective

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In this episode of Picking Your Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence Branch Chief Capt. Scott Cota and clinical moderator Amanda Gano interview the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC), Ramón Colón-López. The discussion covers the health impacts of TBI and blast-related concussion stemming from the ...

Last Updated: June 05, 2024
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