The Christie Administration has awarded more than $3.8 million in grants for research to develop treatments and cures for disabilities associated with traumatic brain injury.

Approximately 175,000 New Jersey resident suffer from traumatic injuries that damage the brain, and 12,000 new injuries each year require inpatient or outpatient treatment.

"New Jersey has some of the finest medical institutions and research facilities the nation has to offer" said New Jersey Heath Commissioner Mary O'Dowd. "With this funding, the Department of Health is working to stimulate advancement in care that will improve the quality of life for people with brain injuries."

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