Study Shows That Gender Differences of Female Brain Injuries

16 Feb

Concussion is a kind of manifestation of primary brain injury. The so-called primary brain injury refers to brain damage of violence occur in the head immediately.

230px-Concussion_mechanics.svgPINKconcussions and Georgetown University Medical Center, with support for the NCAA Sports Science Institute and US Lacrosse, 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 for details about presentations and panels.

Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW,
Washington, DC