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Stian Bahr Sandmo




Stian Bahr Sandmo has been a PhD-student at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center since March 2017. Graduating as an MD from Riga Stradins University in 2015 – having received a scholarship for academic excellence – he finished his medical internship in february 2017. With a keen interest in neurology and neurodegenerative diseases in particular, he has been working on a project titled "Repetitive subconcussive head impacts – Brain alterations and clinical consequences", a multidisciplinary longitudinal study aiming to look into the potentially deleterious effects of heading in football.

Stain defended his PhD thesis in December 2020.

Stian is a former football player himself, and still enjoys playing on the recreational level.

Projects: http://repimpact.org/