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Imaging of brain injury from MCW's Meier Laboratory

Medical College of Wisconsin Brain Injury Research Program

The Brain Injury Research program was established in 2011 and focuses on investigating the acute and chronic effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI). With funding from the Department of Defense, National Collegiate Athletic Association and other sources, current research employs basic and applied methods to study civilian, military and sport-related brain injury. Ongoing projects include neurocognitive assessment of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI); advanced multi-modal MRI techniques; head impact research; and determining the short- and long-term effects of mTBI and concussion.

Participating Laboratories

Research in the Brain Injury Research program is led by world-class faculty specializing in neurosurgery, neurology, neurophysiology, traumatic brain injury, and imaging.   Participating Laboratories include the Brett Lab, the McCrea Lab, the Meier Lab and the Nelson Lab.

Close-up Computer Generated Image of Brain Structure created by the Meier Lab

MCW's Meier Laboratory uses advanced imaging, clinical and behavioral testing to investigate the acute and chronic effects of traumatic brain injury. 

Learn more about the Meier Lab 

Contact Us

If you have questions about symptoms or treatment of head injury, please call your physician’s office to discuss with a healthcare provider or refer to the links below. We cannot provide medical consultations.

Brain Injury Research Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7300


Many of our research participants complete follow-up visits with us at Froedtert Hospital in the Pavilion Building. If you have a visit with us, please park in Lot 4 and enter through the large revolving door off of the circle drive.

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