November 14th, 2019

 

7:30-8:00 - Poster Setup

8:00-8:30 - Continental Breakfast / Poster session

8:30-8:35 - Welcome (Andrew Budson, MD)

8:35-9:20 - History of concussion & CTE (Robert Cantu, MD)

9:20-10:20 - Pathology of CTE (Ann McKee, MD)

10:20-10:35 - Coffee Break / Poster session

10:35-11:35 CTE Clinical Syndromes & PET in the study of CTE (Robert Stern, Ph.D.)

11:35-11:55 - Morning Question & Answer (Morning Faculty)

11:55-12:55 - Boxed Lunch / Poster session

12:55-1:40 - Criteria for Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome (Doug Katz, MD)

1:40-2:40 - Mechanisms of CTE (Lee Goldstein, MD, Ph.D.)

2:40-3:15 - The Impact of CTE in the Media (Christopher Nowinski, Ph.D.)

3:15-3:30 - Coffee Break / Poster session

3:30-3:50 - Afternoon & Day 1 Q & A (Day 1 Faculty)

3:50-4:50 - Family Panel Discussion - Robert Stern, Ph.D.

 

November 15th, 2019

 

7:30-8:00 - Poster Setup

8:00-8:30 - Continental Breakfast / Poster session

8:30-8:35 - Welcome (Andrew Budson, MD)

8:35-9:05 - Genetics of CTE (Jesse Mez, MD)

9:05-9:35 - Comorbid pathology of CTE (Thor Stein, MD, Ph.D.)

9:35-10:20 - Fluid biomarkers in CTE (Henrik Zetterberg, MD)

10:20-10:35 - Coffee Break / Poster session

10:35-11:20 - Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury & Repetitive Head Injury (Alexander Lin, PhD)

11:20-11:40 – Concussion in UK Rugby – (Adam White, PhD)

11:40-12:00 - Morning Q & A (Morning Faculty)

12:00-1:00 - Boxed Lunch / Poster Session

1:00-2:00 - Differential diagnosis and treatment of CTE (Andrew Budson, MD)

2:00-3:00 - Risk factors for CTE (Michael Alosco, Ph.D.)

3:00 – 3:15- Coffee Break / Poster Session

3:15-3:35 - Perception of CTE in athletes (Christopher Nowinski, Ph.D.)

3:35-4:35 - Afternoon & Whole Course Q&A  

4:35-4:45 - Concluding Comments (Andrew Budson, MD)

 

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