Jeff Bazarian

Jeff Bazarian

Biography

Jeff Bazarian is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology at the University of Rochester. He is a 1983 graduate of Brown University and a 1987 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine but practiced Emergency Medicine exclusively for 22 years, from 1990 until 2012. In 2010, Dr. Bazarian joined the University of Rochester Sports Concussion Clinic, providing outpatient concussion care to area high and collegiate athletes. Dr Bazarian’s research is focused on developing neuroimaging and blood-based biomarkers of axonal injury after concussion and repetitive head hits, and on understanding the pathophysiologic mechanisms of recovery. He was the lead author on the 2018 Lancet Neurology publication detailing the results of the multi-national ALERT-TBI trial that was used to support FDA approval for the first blood-based biomarkers of traumatic brain injury in the US.