16th Annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture: “Head Games: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma”

Dr. Robert Stern is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine, where he also serves as Director of the Clinical Core for the Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Director of Clinical Research for the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center. A leading authority on the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in athletes and the military, Dr. Stern’s research focuses on developing methods of detecting and diagnosing CTE during life, as well as examining potential genetic and other risk factors for this disease. His other major areas of research funding include the assessment and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, driving and dementia, thyroid-brain relationships, and the cognitive effects of chemotherapy in the elderly. All attendees are invited to a reception following the lecture in the Sargent College Setterberg Lounge. Admission is free. The public is welcome. Contact Katy Staley for more information or to request special accommodations.

When 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 1, 2015
Building Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue
Room Room 101
Contact Name Katy Staley
Phone 617-353-2705
Contact Email kstaley@bu.edu
Contact Organization Sargent College
Fees Free
Speakers Dr. Robert A. Stern, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University