The Cohen Veterans Care Summit to Bring Together Leaders in Clinical Practice and Science to Advance Mental and Brain Health for America's Veterans

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October Conference to provide insights and updates on the mental health treatment and research landscape in the United States.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cohen Veterans Bioscience and the Cohen Veterans Network will jointly

host the 3rd annual Cohen Veterans Care Summit on Wednesday and Thursday, October 10 and 11 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of healthcare leaders and professionals, veterans and other community members are expected to attend.

Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) and the Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) are leading national nonprofit organizations funded by philanthropist Steven A. Cohen to advance the state of brain health and mental health for America's post 9/11 veterans, including an emphasis on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) care. This year's theme is "Upcycle," and focuses on the future of Learning Mental Health Systems as well as the CVB-CVN model for continuous growth in the field of mental health treatment and research.

"The Cohen Veterans Care Summit is the pre-eminent convening event for private and public sector leadership to gather and advance the veterans mental health research agenda and clinical care delivery model," said Cohen Veterans Network President & CEO Dr. Anthony Hassan. "By integrating research and clinical care feedback loops, we can create a continuous upcycle of care and research for veterans, service members and all individuals affected by post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury as well as broader mental health issues."

The two-day Summit will highlight advancements in bioscience, clinical treatment, and precision medicine, while world-renowned brain health and clinical experts will share the state-of-the-art in biomarkers, diagnostics, translational models, therapies, genetics, biosensors and mobile health for PTSD and TBI. Attendees will be able to imagine the future of mental and brain health care with world-renowned scientists, clinicians and policy makers and collaborate in interactive sessions and networking breaks.

An array of speakers will focus on topics including the military needs for the future of mental and brain health, the current state and future of mental healthcare access, tools of change and the future of innovation. In addition, Steven A. Cohen, Chairman and CEO of Point72 Asset Management, Anthony Hassan, PhD. President & CEO of Cohen Veterans Network, and Magali Hass PhD., President of Cohen Veterans Bioscience, will all speak during the Summit.

The Cohen Veterans Care Summit will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington D.C. Select industry-related professionals are invited to attend. For more information, visit

ABOUT COHEN VETERANS BIOSCIENCE Cohen Veterans Bioscience is a national, nonpartisan research 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fast-tracking the development of diagnostic tests and personalized therapeutics for the millions of veterans and civilians who suffer the devastating effects of trauma-related and other brain disorders. To support & learn more about our research efforts, visit

ABOUT THE COHEN VETERANS NETWORK The Cohen Veterans Network is a 501(c)(3) national not for profit philanthropic organization for post-9/11 veterans and their families. CVN focuses on improving mental health outcomes, with a goal to build a network of outpatient mental health clinics for veterans and their families in high-need communities, in which trained clinicians deliver holistic evidence-based care to treat mental health conditions. Learn more about the Cohen Veterans Network. 


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