Christian Franck studies cell stress and strain and damage in the brain

Updated: Mar 5, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Madison published a great overview of Christian Franck's work.


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Franck says, it’s essential to understand the mechanical thresholds for brain damage. A large portion of his research is focused on quantifying key parts of the concussion puzzle—such as exactly how much stress and strain it takes to damage cells and generate a concussion, and how long it takes for cells to die after the initial trauma.



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