Speaking Engagements

110/111 NFL Brains? Myths, Truth and Insight about CTE

Wilson Elser

Date: November 15, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL

What happens when a single study is misread by many and purported to be definitive evidence of the dangers of playing football? Tony Corleto (Partner-Stamford) will moderate a panel discussion on November 15, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, about what the recent study on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) means for the future of football and its millions of players past, present and future. Medical and scientific professionals will present the latest evidence-based thinking, including the current state of knowledge and what they see for the future.

Esteemed panelists include:

  • Julian Bailes, M.D., Chief, Neurosurgery, NorthShore University Hospital
    Overview of Concussion and CTE in Football 
  • Uzma Samadani, M.D., Chair, TBI Research, Hennepin County Medical Center
    Brain Injury and Football: Reality versus Perception
  • John Lee, M.D., Program Director, Pathology Residency, NorthShore University Hospital
    Pathology of TBI and Long-Term Effects of CTE
  • Thomas Dompier, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Athletic Training, Lebanon Valley College
    Coach Education and Practice Restrictions in Youth Football: A Longitudinal Study
  • William Barr, Ph.D., Director of Neuropsychology, NYU School of Medicine
    Neuropsychological Implications of CTE

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Tony Corleto

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