A symposium, to be held on May 4th in Austin Texas and entitled "Collaborating for Cures: Emerging Translational Research in the Stroke and TBI Care Continuum" is advocating and embracing a multidisciplinary approach to treating traumatic brain injuries and providing cutting-edge medical care.
The symposium will be presented by Texans for Stem Cell Research, Texas Cures Education Foundation and the CORE Health Foundation and will include keynote speakers such as Stanley Wang, M.D., J.D., MPH., Director of Legislative Affairs at Austin Heart and Lisa Huey, Patient Advocate and Traumatic Brain Survivor, Tom Caven, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs and Medical Director at Brackenridge Hospital and Chairman of the Clinical Research Steering Committee for the Seton Family of Hospitals.
"All the groups who developed this symposium want to facilitate partnerships between research institutions and medical schools with mutual goals," said David Bales, chairman of the Texans for Stem Cell Research. "This event will be important for people interested in traumatic brain injury and stroke treatment.”
In Texas and around the country, advocacy organizations and medical institutions alike are turning to stem cell therapies as a key resource in treating a variety of traumatic injury, as well as genetic and contracted diseases which were previously thought to be irreversible.
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