TBI Awareness Day Symposium

Traumatic Brain Injury

On March 2nd, TBI Awareness Day, the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) is presenting a one day symposium reviewing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from concussion to severe injury. The spectrum of TBI recovery will also be discussed. The speakers include David Hovda, PhD, Director, UCLA Brain Injury Research Center; Dr. Christopher Giza; and Dr. Paul Vespa. The event is open to everyone but geared towards medical professionals (doctors, nurse practioners, nurses and rehabilitation therapists). No CME or CE will be provided. A complimentary luncheon is served.

An estimated 2.4 million children and adults in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury each year and currently more than 5.3 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI.

TBI Awareness Day Symposium

When: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 in the Tamkin Auditorium, Room B-130

Speakers: Dr. David Hovda, Dr. Paul Vespa and Dr. Chris Giza

Cost: free; complimentary luncheon

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For more information, please contact the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) at 310-267-7433 or email birc@mednet.ucla.edu

UCLA Brain Injury Research Center

The UCLA Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) is a research program that specifically works to understand Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  The UCLA BIRC has two vital arms, one is the Laboratory Neuroscience arm and the other is the Clinical Neuroscience arm.  One of the unique strengths of the UCLA BIRC program is the translational nature of the research. The BIRC has been able to take our new findings from our basic science research and confirm the observations clinically and then take new clinical problems and test solutions in the basic science laboratories.

Enrollment of patients into our clinical research program is determined upon arrival to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.  After a patient is enrolled, both patients and families are provided with informed resources to assist with this stressful event, as well as educational materials for the family to better understand TBI and the path to recovery.

An important initiative of the BIRC is to educate children, teenagers, and adults about basic neuroscience, share facts about traumatic brain injury and instill habits to protect the brain from injury.  Educational events such as our annual TBI Awareness Day events, our social media pages and our outreach to patients and families after TBI are ways we are making a difference.

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