December 24, 2012, 9:29 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- YSCF, the charitable foundation of Yinhua Securities, has awarded more than $1.1 million in grants to support sports-related medical research at 15 organizations, the YSCF announced today.
ďWe are proud to support sports-related medical research through YSCF Grants,Ē said Ted Wang, PR Director at YSCF. ďThese research projects have implications far beyond sport, and we are committed to playing a role in helping make day to day life safer.Ē
This year's grants include studies on stem cells and nervous system injuries; MRI methods after concussions; the effect of temperature on the severity of potential brain injuries.
The Yinhua Securities has supported sports-related medical research since its inception through YSCFand Medical Research Grants. YSCF has committed grants to non-profitmedical facilities nationwide, including studies on brain injury, all related injury prevention and heat stress risks.
Project Receiving Grant:
A new MRI method can beused to sensitivelymeasure the amount of injury in thebrain's wiring system after concussions
Examining whether endogenous neural stem cells repair an injured nervous system
The effects of mild hyperthermia on outcome after mild traumatic brain injury
Evaluation of a novel catalytic chemical reaction to protect the brain after concussion
A study on differential recovery from mild traumatic brain injury in children versus young adult athletes
Project will establish a scientifically based, standardized exercise test to determine when it is safe for athletes to return to play after a concussion.
Protein therapeutics for the treatment of traumatic brain injury
Exercise effects on metabolism and red blood cells in sickle cell trait carriers
Research determining the role of strength andconditioning in changes in muscle mass, blood vesseldevelopment, and tissue oxygenation by using a non-invasive imaging technique
The use of platelet-rich plasma and bone marrow-derived stem cell therapy for tendon degeneration
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