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Expertise in Traumatic Brain Injury

Enrolled Participants

The CARE Consortium follows male and female NCAA student athletes and military service cadets from 30 institutions across the United States for a multi-year period. Participants undergo a comprehensive preseason evaluation for concussion and are monitored in the event of an injury. A subset of participants are engaged in more advanced studies which include blood biospecimen collection, neuroimaging and head impact measurement.


Current and former participants of the CARE study are encouraged to contact the individual identified on their study Informed Consent Statement. All other questions regarding participation may be directed to the CARE Administrative and Operations Core.


30 participating organizations
41833 athletes and cadets enrolled
3038 concussions captured

Leading Institutions

Participating Sites

Below are the participating organizations of the CARE Consortium:

Additional Collaborators

The CARE Consortium also partners with the Datalys Center, Inc., and QuesGen Systems.