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Improving Treatment Outcome for TBI by Healing Mitochondria

Mitchondria are the energy producing component of brain cells that fuel brain cell activity. Following TBI excessive release of the neurotransmitter glutamate can kill mitochondria by causing toxic influx of calcium into brain cells. A new treatment approach involving IV infusion of a drug called a mitochondria-uncoupler has been found to protect mitochondria

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