Denver Health's Orthopaedic Services

Department of Orthopedics

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Traumatic Brain Injury Laboratory
The Traumatic Brain Injury Lab completes ongoing research projects that include the investigation of how to modulate the secondary neuroinflammatory response after trauma as well as how to control the extent of posttraumatic bleeding in the injured brain. Long-term projects are aimed at elucidating in scientific details the role of associated orthopaedic injuries and the impact of their management strategy for TBI patients.

CFx Research Team


Philip Stahel, MD


Kathryn Beauchamp, MD 


Michael Flierl, MD

Miriam Neher MD, Researcher I

Chesleigh Keene MA, Research Assistant I

Megan Rich BA, Research Assistant I 

International Collaborations

Esther Shohami, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

V. Michael Holers, MD
Departments of Medicine and Immunology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 

Joshua M. Thurman, MD
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health, Denver, CO 

Scott R. Barnum, PhD
Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Birmingham, AL

B. Paul Morgan, PhD
Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Cardiff School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Ulrich Dirnagl, MD
Department of Experimental Neurology, Charite University Medical School, Berlin, Germany

Ursula Felderhoff-Mueser, MD
Department of Neurology, Charite University Medical School, Berlin, Germany

Markus S. Huber-Lang, MD
Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulm Medical School, Ulm, Germany

Daniel Rittirsch, MD
Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Peter A. Ward, MD
Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

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