Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:30 pm
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Location: 
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Address: 
One College St.
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

We will have two speakers from UVM College of Medicine that are going to talk about brain trauma. Coming on September 13, we will have two speakers, Kalev Freeman, Principal Investigator, Trauma Physiology Laboratory and Director of Emergency Medicine Research UVM College of Medicine & James Slauterbeck, M.D., Associate Professor, College of Medicine, UVM and Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, Fletcher Allen Hospital.

Our speakers will be share the latest information about what physicians are seeing and how they are treating these types of sports injuries. Each of our speakers will have 15 minutes to talk about their research on brain trauma followed by a 45 min dual Q&A.

Jimmy Slauterbeck will be talking about mechanisms and management of injuries during sporting events, and how to prevent them. Kalev Freeman will focus on the biology of post-concussive syndrome, neuroimaging and rehabilitation.

Guests are encouraged to bring questions!

More information at ECHOVermont.org.

Watch Cafe Scientifique: Concussions & Brain Trauma on PBS. See more from Vermont Public Television Specials.

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