Understanding the link between traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s disease

Brandon Lucke-Wold


Due to the multitude of failed clinical trials for neurodegenerative diseases, many prominent researchers have begun to re-examine what we know about these diseases and how they progress. A recent review article by Ramos-Cejudo and colleagues discussed the contribution of cerebrovascular dysfunction following traumatic brain injury as a potential mechanism leading towards neurodegeneration (1).