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This excerpt is from the article “Tackling Concussions Head-On” featured in the Fall 2017 University of Miami Magazine. Read the complete article here. “An avid sports fan who grew up in Canada, Gillian Hotz loved the brawling physicality of ice hockey. Yet as a young research neuroscientist who came to the University of Miami in […]
Gillian A. Hotz, Ph.D., research professor of neurological surgery and director of the concussion program at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute, visited experts in Israel this month with some members of her multidisciplinary team leading a study on the effectiveness of cannabinoids in treating mild traumatic brain injury. Hotz, who is principal investigator […]