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Boise Research Collaboration Addresses Concussions In Youth Sports

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A collaboration between St. Luke’s Hospital and Boise State University's researchers resulted in new findings about head injuries that occur in youth football. 

Now, a new study that would look at blood samples from post-concussive patients is on the horizon. Boise State Professor Leslie Kendrick joins Idaho Matters to talk about the potential of her new research. 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.