TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium on 12/05/2016

Oct 31, 2016

TBSI Symposium 2016The Texas Brain and Spine Institute will hold the 10th Annual Neuroscience Symposium on Monday, December 5, 2016.  The symposium will be held at the Hall of Champions located at Kyle Field at Texas A&M University.  

The Symposium will begin with a course, “Everything you should know about your brain and spine.”  This free course is geared towards the general public, students, and non-specialized faculty and medical personnel.  The course will include a number of 20 minute talks on topics including:

  • Structure & Function
    of the Brain
  • Imaging the Brain
  • Sex Differences in
    Neurological Disease
  • Brain Surgery in
    20 Minutes or Less
  • Alzheimer’s Disease &
    Parkinson’s Disease
  • Brain Tumors
  • Multiple Sclerosis
    & Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Spine Anatomy & Function
  • Physical Therapy and Exercise
  • Injections & Pain Management
  • Spine Surgery
  • Concussion & Head Injury

Following the courses, the keynote address will be presented by Dr. Scott Grafton, Bedrosian-Coyne Presidential Chair in Neuroscience at UC Santa Barbara and Co-Director at the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies.  Dr. Grafton will be speaking about using cutting edge imaging technology to map brain functions, and how he uses this to analyze concussions and brain injuries.

The symposium will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Free food and beverages will be provided.  There will also be free parking at the Hall of Champions parking lot located right in front of the hall.  The symposium is intended for the general public, for medical professionals, and for faculty, educators and students in all disciplines. Continuing education credits for medical professionals will be provided

For more information, or to register for this FREE event, please visit www.txbsi.com/symposium. Advance registration is recommended..