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MontanaPBS Film Tracks New UM Research Into Concussion Diagnosis

"Concussion: Answers in the Blood?"
"Concussion: Answers in the Blood?"

There’s a lot more awareness of sports-related concussions lately, but still no reliable physical test of when an athlete has recovered enough to return to play. A couple of researchers at the University of Montana are working on a promising blood test for concussion recovery. Their story, and those of the Montana athletes and trainers who help them, airs on MontanaPBS Tuesday in a film called “Concussion: Answers In The Blood?” Eric Whitney spoke with the film's producer, John Twiggs.

John Twiggs is a producer at MontanaPBS.

Tune in to "Concussion: Answers in the Blood?" on MontanaPBS:

  • Tuesday, November 10, 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 12, 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 15, 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday, November 16,  5:00 a.m.

Available online at MontanaPBS beginning on November 14.

Watch the trailer below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEW77jQNqf4

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