SAVE THE DATE – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Conference

November 9th & 10th 2017

Boston University, Metcalf Trustee Center,1 Silber Way, 9th floor, Boston, MA 02215

Questions? Contact, Course Manager, Christina DiTerlizzi, cditerli@bu.edu * 857-364-2140

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Overview | Agenda | Faculty

Registration Will Be Open Soon

The Conference agenda and topics are subject to change

To request reasonable accommodations for a disability please notify cditerli@bu.edu, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the conference.

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Researchers, Students

Conference Overview

During this two day course participant will learn all aspects of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) including its pathology, pathophysiology, genetics, biomarkers, imaging, clinical syndromes, clinical criteria, differential diagnosis, implications for the family, and what it is like to live with the disease.

Boston University CTE Website

Click here to learn more about CTE

Educational Objectives

Through lectures and question and answer sessions, and panel discussion participants at the conclusion of this conference will be able to:

  • Describe the history of concussion and CTE
  • Identify the pathology of CTE
  • Explain the clinical syndrome and criteria of CTE
  • Recognize biomechanics of head trauma
  • Summarize the mechanisms of CTE
  • Describe genetics of CTE
  • Describe the co-morbidity and pathology  of CTE
  • Identify CTE through biomarkers to therapeutics
  • Recognize fluid bio markers of CTE in humans
  • Recognize imaging biomarkers of CTE in humans
  • Discuss differential diagnosis of CTE

Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians & Psychologists.

This activity will be approved for 12.75 AMA PRA APA Category Credits

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Boston University School of Medicine Department of Continuing Medical Education, that faculty disclose to program participants any real or apparent conflict of interest. In addition, the faculty is asked to disclose any discussion pertaining to the unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices. Complete disclosure information will be available on site in the printed course materials.