Research Summit Focuses on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury
WASHINGTON (Feb. 10, 2016) — PINKconcussions (new window) and Georgetown University Medical Center (new window), with support for the NCAA Sports Science Institute (new window) and US Lacrosse (new window), are hosting the first summit to explore gender differences of female brain injuries including symptoms, treatment and recovery to develop a better model of care.
The International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held Saturday, Feb. 27 at Georgetown University.
Experts in concussion research to 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
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
7:30am – Registration
8am to 5:30pm – Research presentations
6pm to 7:30pm – Special panels with journalists and athletes
Click here (new window) for details about presentations and panels.
Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, Washington, DC
MEDIA RSVP: Space is limited. Journalists wishing to attend should RSVP: email@example.com.
This summit is endorsed by the Brain Injury Association of America, Brain Injury Canada and the Women’s Sports Foundation.