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Express-News: Study suggests brain-injured children may ‘be in there’

August 1, 2017

After Liz Tullis’ 17-month-old son Conrad suffered a severe brain injury when he nearly drowned in a swimming pool in 2004, doctors advised her to withdraw care or perhaps institutionalize her child. But Tullis didn’t heed their words. Read the full story


Dr. Peter Fox, UT Health San Antonio, with Liz Tullis, parent and MRI research coauthor

‘My kid is in there,’ MRI studies of locked-in syndrome show

August 1, 2017

Structural and functional MRI in children resuscitated after drowning pinpoints the site of anoxic brain injury to regions controlling movement, while providing strong evidence that networks controlling perception and cognition remain largely intact.



Dr. Peter Fox, UT Health San Antonio, with Liz Tullis, parent and MRI research coauthor

‘My kid is in there,’ MRIs of locked-in children confirm

July 31, 2017

Structural and functional MRI in children resuscitated after drowning pinpoints the site of anoxic brain injury to regions controlling movement, while providing strong evidence that networks controlling perception and cognition remain largely intact.