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Inaugural Brain Health Summit Slated for April 28

The Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas will hold the inaugural Brain Health Summit on April 28 in Washington D.C. The summit, titled “The Human Brain: Resilience and Regeneration,” will bring together national experts to discuss solutions to brain-related challenges. According to a Center for BrainHealth news release, the event’s panel discussions and keynote presentations will focus on innovative research, awareness efforts, and practical ways to improve brain health fitness for all ages and stages, including athletes, students, and military service members.

The experts at the summit will be from organizations and institutes such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Education, and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). In addition, the inaugural summit will honor General Peter W. Chiarelli, U.S. Army (Ret.) with the first-ever Icon of Brain Health Award for his commitment to improving brain health and steadfast dedication to advancing collaborative advances to enhance brain function after brain injury or disease diagnosis, as noted on the Center for BrainHealth news release.

Featured speakers will include Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Libby Doggett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning, U.S. Department of Education, as indicated on the Center for BrainHealth news release.

The event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET, with a reception to follow from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For those not in attendance, the event will be live streamed from the Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, D.C. beginning at 8:30 a.m. To view the live stream, visit www.brainhealthdaily.com/brain-health-summit-live-stream. For event registration, visit www.brainhealthsummit.eventbrite.com.

Source: Center for BrainHealth