Experts in the Field of Brain Research
Dennis L. Molfese is an internationally recognized expert on the use of brain recording techniques to study relationships between brain development, language and cognitive processes. He is director of the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. One of his areas of research is identifying the risk of concussion among high school and college athletes. He leads a collaborative effort among the Big Ten Conference, the Ivy League and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation to study the effects of head injuries in sports.
A board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, Arthur Maerlender is director of clinical research at the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior. He is focused on improving the system of care for traumatic brain injury , while conducting research into the identification and treatment of sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injury. For the past 10 years, he has provided testing consultation and expertise to more than 30 concussion management programs for youth leagues, schools, colleges and professional teams. He serves as research director for the Big 10-Ivy League Collaboration of Research in Sports Concussions.