Register now for Boston University ADRC's two-day virtual course where participants will learn about all aspects of CTE, including its pathology, pathophysiology, genetics, biomarkers, imaging, clinical syndromes, clinical criteria, differential diagnosis, impact on veterans, implications for the family and, what it is like to live with or worry about the disease.
From 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST - Thursday, October 21st - Friday, October 22nd - join us!
Some of the topics being covered are:
- CTE—Historical Perspectives [concussion, post-concussion, CTE disentangled
- Neuropathology of CTE
- Clinical Outcomes and Features of Repetitive Head Trauma
- Genetics, Risk, Exposure, Family History
- Criteria for Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome
- Mechanisms of CTE
- MRI Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury
- PET Imaging as a Biomarker for CTE
- Contact Sports and Risk of Neurodegenerative Disease Beyond CTE
- Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and dementia in former athletes
- Black former football players/family members raising the issue of stress and other issues related to racism and discrimination—stressing these issues when considering diagnoses
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of:
15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE credits for psychologists are in process and are expected to be available for the conference as well.
If you have further questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Samrana Bertrand, M.Ed, Course Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 857-364-2140. We are also still accepting abstract submissions for our poster session. Discounts will be given to those whose abstracts have been approved. Please email Samrana directly if interested in submitting an abstract.