2nd Purdue University / Indiana University Joint Symposium on Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research

September 24, 2018
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Purdue Memorial Union - South Ballroom


In the United States, more than 5.5 million people suffer from different forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or spinal cord injury (SCI). These injuries create significant health care, economic, and personal challenges for the people affected by them. Please join us to learn about significant research progress and recent developments.

Keynote Speakers:

John T. Povlishock, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Director, Commonwealth Center for the Study of Traumatic Brain Injury
Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University

“The Complex Web of CNS Circuit Disruption Spun by Traumatically Induced Diffuse Axonal Damage and Dysfunction”

Jerry Silver, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurosciences
School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

“Rapid and Robust Recovery of Breathing Long after Spinal Cord Injury”


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Registration Deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018



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