Blood samples will be assessed using infrared spectroscopy as part of a project looking at tumour biomarkers to ascertain whether people most at risk of having a brain tumour can be correctly identified.
This is a tissue governance project aiming to recruit 600 participants in order to inform a larger trial.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disabilities amongst young people worldwide. Many sufferers develop chronic physical and mental health problems and are unable to work or re-engage socially after their injuries. There are therefore significant health and socioeconomic consequences.
A study examining the Prevalence and Risk of Anterior Pituitary Dysfunction following Traumatic Brain Injury
The Emergency Medicine Annotated Bioresource Consortium (EM-ABC): A pilot and feasability programme
Developing a bioresource for all emergency presentations