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Study of Concussion in Rugby Union through MicroRNAs (SCRUM): a study protocol of a prospective, observational cohort study

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  • Kamal M Yakoub NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Patrick O’Halloran Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David J Davies NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Conor Bentley NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Callum N Watson Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mario Forcione NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ugo Scarpa Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonathan R B Bishop NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emma Toman Head Injury Management Research Group, Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Science, School of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Douglas Hammond Head Injury Management Research Group, Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Science, School of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Matthew J Cross Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK Premiership Rugby, Twickenham, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Keith A Stokes Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK Rugby Football Union, Twickenham, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Simon P T Kemp Rugby Football Union, Twickenham, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David K Menon Division of Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Valentina Di Pietro NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Antonio Belli NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK Neurotrauma and Ophthalmology Research Group, Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kamal M Yakoub; k.yakoub{at}bham.ac.uk
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Yakoub KM, O’Halloran P, Davies DJ, et al
Study of Concussion in Rugby Union through MicroRNAs (SCRUM): a study protocol of a prospective, observational cohort study

Publication history

  • Received May 18, 2018
  • Revised August 16, 2018
  • Accepted October 12, 2018
  • First published November 25, 2018.
Online issue publication 
November 25, 2018

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