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First Research Summit to Focus on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on February 11, 2016 at 11:53 PM
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 First Research Summit to Focus on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

The first summit to explore gender differences of female brain injuries including symptoms, treatment and recovery to develop a better model of care is being hosted by PINKconcussions and Georgetown University Medical Center, with support for the NCAA Sports Science Institute and US Lacrosse.

The International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Georgetown University.

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Experts in concussion research will present the latest research in:
- Pediatrics to geriatrics: concussions and other TBIs across the female life cycle
- Sports and sports medicine - youth, high school, college, Olympics
- Domestic violence
- Military service

This summit is endorsed by the Brain Injury Association of America, Brain Injury Canada and the Women's Sports Foundation.

Source: Newswise
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