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Rep. Giffords Rehabilitation Generates Awareness of the Lack of Access to Adequate Rehabilitation for many Individuals with Brain Injury

The tragic events on January 8, 2011 near Tucson, Arizona brought brain injury into the national spotlight with the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.  Rep. Giffords has made remarkable progress since her injury and continues to thrive at TIRR … Continue reading

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An interview with TIRR’s Dr. Mark Sherer, director of the Texas TBI Model System

Dr. Mark Sherer, principal investigator of the Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Model System at TIRR has an excellent interview in the Atlantic Monthly. Fred Vox interviews Dr. Sherer on the insights he and his team have discovered in treating people … Continue reading

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Representative Gabrielle Giffords Begins Rehabilitation at TIRR/Memorial Hermann

Correction: Rep. Giffords was transferred on Jan 26th. See http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/27/AR2011012701251.html. On Friday morning, January 21, 2011 U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was transported to the TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital in Houston, Texas.  Recognized as one of the top-rated rehabilitation hospitals … Continue reading

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