This briefing is being cosponsored by the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus and the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force.
What: Breakthroughs in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Research
When: June 19th, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (ET)
Where: 2218 Rayburn House Office Building
Col. Dallas Hack, Director of the Army’s Combat Casualty Care Program
Col. Carl A. Castro, Research Area Director, Military Operational Medicine Research Program
Dr. Steven Paul, MD, Founder & Director of Sage Therapeutics, Director of the Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute, and a Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) and Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Speakers at the briefing will discuss research focused on identifying neuroprotective and neurorestorative strategies for TBI and PTSD, including the identification of biomarkers for early diagnosis and the use of common data elements to standardize TBI research.
Questions? If you have any questions please contact Dr. Karen Summar in Congresswoman McMorris Rodger's office (karen.summar "at" mail.house.gov) or 202-225-2006.
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