Senator Nelson Visit Roskamp Institute

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Melanie Marquez, a reporter at the Bradenton Herald, reports that Senator Bill Nelson of Florida visited Roskamp Institute yesterday. The institute was recently funded $1.5 million by the US Department of Defense to conduct research in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Roskamp Institute research work may help soldiers like those in Iraq who suffer injury due to IED s.  “Increasingly, you don’t know about a traumatic brain injury until it manifests itself sometime later,” Nelson, D-Fla., said. “And that’s going to be increasingly a problem with soldiers coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.” You can read the article here….