Thermal Neuroscience Laboratory Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois
Dr. Kevin Jackson is the associate director of the Thermal Neuroscience Laboratory at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois. He also serves as the university’s research representative for the Big Ten/Ivy League concussion consortium. Dr. Jackson received his PhD in Animal Sciences from University of Illinois in 2003 and completed a research fellowship in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Over the last 4 years Dr. Jackson has been involved in mild traumatic brain research (concussion) in athletics. He is currently investigating overall athlete wellness during and post their playing careers. As a former Illinois running back, Dr. Jackson has intimate knowledge of the significant impact of this injury and field of research. His lab has been one of the leading groups in the
country looking at the use of specialized head/neck cooling unity for mTBI.
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