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Repetitive soccer heading adversely impacts short-term learning among adult women

Kenny Ye, Roman Fleysher, Richard B. Lipton, Molly E. Zimmerman, Walter F. Stewart, Martin J. Sliwinski, Mimi Kim, Michael L. Lipton

Please cite this article as: K. Ye, R. Fleysher, R.B. Lipton, et al., Repetitive soccer heading adversely impacts short-term learning among adult women, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (2022), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2022.08.011

 

WELCOME TO SHIRA SIEGEL OUR NEW RESEARCH ASSISTANT

September 13, 2022

Shira is a recent graduate from Stern College where she received her BA in Biology. She is currently a Research Assistant for Dr. Lipton, assisting in all aspects of his various research projects

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WELCOME TO BLUYE DEMESSIE OUR NEW  MD-PHD STUDENT

August 29, 2022

Bluyé is a current MD-PhD candidate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He graduated from Harvard University in 2019 with a BA in Molecular and Cellular Biology. As an undergraduate researcher, he worked in the Hensch Lab and studied the critical period of the mouse auditory cortex. He is interested in advanced MRI techniques to improve our understanding of brain trauma and neuroplasticity

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NEW GRANT: $3.5M NIH-NINDS GRANT AWARDED TO STUDY RISKS-BENEFITS OF SOCCER

August 2022

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a 5-year $3.5 million grant to Dr. Lipton to continue his long-running study of adult amateur soccer players. This new phase of the Einstein Soccer Study will assess both potential risks of heading and beneficial effects of athletics and fitness, by enrolling non-contact athletes, healthy non-athletes as well as soccer players.

WELCOME OUR NEW HIGH SCHOOL INTERN, SIMONE GLAJCHEN!

August 2022

Simone is a rising high school senior. She is very excited to learn about brain imaging technology and collaborate with other lab members!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JO SONG!

May 19, 2022

Jo successfully passed her Qualifying Examination, earning the Master of Science degree. She will now pursue her thesis research in the lab, leading to the PhD degree. Way to go Jo!

NEW GRANT: NEUROLOGIC EFFECTS OF SARS-COV-2 INFECTION

April, 2022

The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a 5-year $3.56 grant to Dr. Michael Lipton and co-PI Dr. Johanna Daily, entitled Characterizing persistent subclinical neurobehavioral effects of COVID-19 in a diverse urban population. This project will assess change in brain structure and function during the COVID-19 pandemic in people who experienced mild infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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WELCOME TO SHALIKA,
OUR NEW CLINICAL STUDY COORDINATOR

March 28, 2022

She is Ph.D with seven years of clinical research experience. She will be working with us in a COVID-BRAIN study focusing on neuro-imaging and antibody response.

WELCOME OUR NEW STUDENT COLLABORATOR, JO SONG!

September 2021

Jo Song has declared the Lipton Lab for her MSTP thesis research. She is currently exploring approaches to structural and functional connectivity analyses.

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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

July 2021

Just published in Journal of Neuroimaging. 

"Arterial spin labeling compared to dynamic susceptibility contrast MR perfusion imaging for assessment of ischemic penumbra: A systematic review". 

Congratulations to first author and receint Einstein MD graduate

Dr. Jin Liu. 

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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

May 2021

Just published in Journal of Neuroimaging. 

"Prevalence of incidental brain MRI findings of clinical relevance in a diverse Hispanic/Latino population". 

First paper from our multicenter collaboration with the SOL-Inca Study.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. TODD RUBIN ON HIS GRADUATION

May 27, 2021

Congratulations to Todd Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. on his graduation. He will be beginning his position as a Research Track Neurology Resident at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. WOUTER HOOGENBOOM ON HIS GRADUATION

May 2021

Congratulations to Wouter Hoogenboom, Ph.D. on his graduation. He will be starting as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Radiology Department at Einstein.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO WOUTER HOOGENBOOM FOR BEING SELECTED FOR A NATIONAL NEUROTRAUMA SOCIETY TRAINEE AWARD

July 2021

Congratulations to Wouter for being selected for a Trainee Award for the 2021 National Neurotrauma Society Symposium based on his PhD work. Wouter will be presenting at the Virtual Neurotrauma 2021 Conference in July. 

Click below to read Wouter's Neurotrauma2021 abstract.

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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

April 21, 2021

Just published in PLOS ONE. 

"Oral contraceptive use is associated with smaller hypothalamic and pituitary gland volumes in healthy women: A structural MRI study"

RESEARCH BRIEF

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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

December 6, 2020

Just published in Research in Sports Medicine.

"Evaluating the validity of self-report as a method for quantifying heading exposure in male youth soccer". 


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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

December 3, 2020

Just published in NeuroImage. 

"Registration quality filtering improves robustness of voxel-wise analyses to the choice of brain template".

Congratulations to Nelson Gil, MSTP student, and his mentor Dr. Roman Fleysher.


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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

August 10, 2020

Just published in PLOS ONE.

"Soccer heading and concussion are not

associated with reduced brain volume or

cortical thickness"

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COVID-19 PROJECT FUNDED

August 2020

Dr. Lipton with Dr. Tim Duong, Dr. Jeffrey Levsky, and Dr. Parsa Mirhaji received one of five challenge grants from Dean Tomaselli to study artificial intelligence for COVID-19 prognosis.


Hear Dr. Lipton speak about this project (starting at 3:40).

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NEW PAPER PUBLISHED

July 25, 2020

Just published in Brain Imaging and Behavior.

"Framing potential for adverse effects of repetitive subconcussive impacts in soccer in the context of athlete and non-athlete controls"

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CONGRATULATIONS TO WOUTER HOOGENBOOM ON HIS SUCCESSFUL THESIS DEFENSE

June 25, 2020

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CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. LIANE HUNTER ON HER GRADUATION

May 25, 2020

Liane Hunter, M.D., Ph.D. has been working in the lab since 2012. She will be doing an internship in Philadelphia, after which, she will be returning to Montefiore for her residency in neurology.

Click below to read a blog post Liane authored about choosing a mentor during the M.D./Ph.D. program and her reflection on her experiences as she graduates. 

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WELCOME OUR NEW STUDENT COLLABORATOR, MOLLY CHARNEY!

May 2020

Molly Charney is a current medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She will be conducting analyses on our Soccer and Lifespan studies!

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PHD CANDIDATE WOUTER HOOGENBOOM, WINS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

Fall 2019

A cyclist with a prosthetic leg checks out a race in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park. Einstein Ph.D. student Wouter Hoogenboom snapped this photo last year, which won third place in an international photography competition focused on road cycling.

  

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CONGRATULATIONS TO TODD RUBIN ON HIS SUCCESSFUL THESIS DEFENSE

August 28, 2019

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ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION FEATURES RESEARCH BY MICHAEL LIPTON

August 28, 2009

A method to detect brain damage after concussions. The article, originally by Health day, reports that diffusion tensor imaging, the brain scanning method used, could help in diagnosing concussions and in assessing the effectiveness of treatments. Dr. Lipton is associate director of Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center.

 

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Bronx, NY 10461

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