TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium on 9/25/2017

Jul 18, 2017

Neuroscience Symposium 2017 The Texas Brain and Spine Institute will hold the 11th Annual Neuroscience Symposium on Monday, September 25, 2017.  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, “Mind Your Brain.”  The course will include a number of 20 minute talks on topics including:

  • Alcohol and Your Brain
  • Mindfulness & Meditation
  • Impact of Opiates in the Brain
  • Brain Surgery in 20 Minutes or Less​​
  • Sleep
  • Dementia
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis​​​   
  • Concussion
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spine Surgery
  • Exciting Neuroscience Advances​​

Following the course, the keynote address will be presented by Dr. Iain McGilchrist - Emeritus Consultant at Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, Former Clinical Director Southern Sector MHS, Bethlem Royal & Maudsley NHS Trust, Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Quondom Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.  Dr. McGilchrist will be speaking on the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on the left," but something far more complex and interesting.

The symposium will be held from 5:30 to 8:15 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 venue.  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..