Research

The research section provides links to credible organizations and recent studies examining concussion research in sports and head injury prevention.

May 17, 2017

TGen study of ASU football team produces largest known dataset for concussion diagnostics

Following a three-year study of the Arizona State University football program, researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have created the largest dataset to date of extracellular small RNAs, which are potential biomarkers for...
October 10, 2016

Youth Football Players and Head Impacts: The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute® Collaborating with the MORE Foundation to Study Tackle Football’s Real-Time Effects on the Brain

Brighton, Michigan (October 10, 2016) The CORE Institute® announced that The Sports Neurology Clinic in Brighton, Michigan, is collaborating with the MORE Foundation on an in-depth, four-year study of head trauma in local youth football players. The...
September 08, 2015

Riddell and TGen Begin Third Year of Research Collaboration with Arizona State University’s Football Program

PHOENIX & ROSEMONT, Ill. – September 8, 2015 – Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, today announced they have begun the...
August 25, 2014

Riddell and TGen Team Up with Arizona State University’s Football Program to Further Genetic Research into Athlete Concussion Detection and Treatment

PHOENIX & ROSEMONT, Ill. – August 25, 2014 – Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, today announced that the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program will again participate...
September 12, 2013

Riddell and TGen Welcome Arizona State University Football Program as First-Ever Collegiate Partner in Genetic Study of Concussion Detection, Treatment

ROSEMONT, Ill. and TEMPE, Ariz. — September 12, 2013 — Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, today announced that the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program will participate as the first university research partner in a new study designed to advance athlete concussion detection and treatment...
May 14, 2013

TGen and Riddell Announce Partnership for Biomarker Study of Concussive Injuries

PHOENIX, Ariz. and ROSEMONT, Ill. — May 14, 2013 — Head protection plays a vital role in the health and safety of any athlete participating in helmeted sports. In a move that could help revolutionize football player safety, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and Easton-Bell Sports through its Riddell brand, announced today it would work together on a study...
Riddell® Helmets Earn Highest Ranking in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings™ for Second Year Running
May 01, 2012

Riddell® Helmets Earn Highest Ranking in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings™ for Second Year Running

Rosemont, Ill. – May 1, 2012 – Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, has reported that two of its newest helmets received the highest possible, 5-STAR ranking in the latest Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings™, released today. The ...

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