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The Advanced BRAIN Health Clinic is a specialist BiomaRker, Advanced Imaging and Neurocognitive assessment clinic for retired elite rugby and football players. 

The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) and Imperial College London are partnering with The Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby (PRL) and The Football Association (FA) to provide a specialist clinical service for the assessment and management of retired elite male and female rugby and football players who have concerns over their individual brain health.

The clinic offers a unique, specialist, neurological assessment service, supported by advanced imaging, neurocognitive assessment and biomarker measurements. This will provide retired players with a comprehensive assessment of medical and psychological factors relevant to their brain health, led by academic and clinical experts, Professor David Sharp and Dr Richard Sylvester.

The clinic is free to access. While the clinic is jointly funded by the RFU, PRL and the FA, all the assessments, results and patient data are held confidentially by ISEH and ICL. With patient consent, an integrated parallel research programme will collect data in relation to the risk, causes, assessment and management of brain problems occurring following participation in elite sport.

If you would like to check if you are eligible, please contact The Advanced BRAIN Health Clinic on: Tel: +44 (0)20 3447 2800 Email: 

Please see our brochures containing further information:

RUGBY – Advanced BRAIN Health Clinic Brochure

FOOTBALL - Advanced BRAIN Health Clinic Brochure