Post-Concussion Tips and Steps in Preventing Brain Trauma
with David Dodick, MD, FAAN and John Leddy, MD
Wednesday, February 15 8:00pm Eastern Online
Receiving a prompt diagnosis and medical care for mild traumatic brain injuries like concussions decreases the severity of symptoms and risk of lasting or permanent damage to the brain. Discover how you can monitor yourself and others for more serious, long-term effects of concussion with Dr. David Dodick, from the Mayo Clinic and the current Chair of the American Brain Foundation, and Dr. John Leddy, medical director of the University at Buffalo Concussion Management Clinic.
Wearable Technology for Brain Diseases
with David Eagleman, PhD
Wednesday, March 22 8:00pm Eastern Online
Technological advances are helping broaden our understanding of brain diseases and disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and epilepsy. Join us for a discussion about recent advances in wearable technology for brain diseases with David Eagleman, PhD, adjunct professor at Stanford University and international bestselling author. Eagleman will discuss how innovative wearable technology, including a wrist-worn hearing aid device and more, can improve quality of life for people living with brain diseases and disorders.
Commitment to Cures
Wednesday, April 26 6:00pm Eastern In-Person
Join us in Boston for the Annual Commitment to Cures Gala, an inspiring evening that celebrates and supports brain disease research. The gala will be hosted by Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, and feature special guests, including musician Peter Frampton. Enjoy special entertainment, learn about new breakthroughs in brain research and hear extraordinary stories from those living with brain disease. More special guests will be announced soon!
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Boston, MA
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View Past Events on YouTube
Our YouTube channel has recordings of some of our past virtual events.
Equity in Global Brain Health
with Bruce Miller, MD, FAAN
Navigating Migraine: Treatment and Research
with David Dodick, MD, FAAN and Faisal Mohammad Amin, MD, PhD
Managing Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
with Lisa Shulman, MD and Ellen Mowry, MD
Meet The Researchers
with the 2022 class of American Brain Foundation Next Generation Research Grant recipients
Deep Brain Stimulation
with Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
Cure One, Cure Many: Connections Between Brain Diseases
with Frances Jensen, MD, FACP, FAAN
Understanding Caregiving & How to Support Caregivers
with Hilarity for Charity Executive Director Bonnie Wattles and author/caregiver advocate Dan Gasby
Receiving A Brain Disease Diagnosis
with Vice Board Chair Ben LeNail and motivational speaker, Justine Fedak
Know the Signs and Symptoms of Brain Disease
with James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN
2022 Cure One, Cure Many Award Event
with Owen A. Ross, PhD, Pamela J. McLean, PhD, and Bradley F. Boeve, MD from Mayo Clinic
Why Sleep is Important for Brain Health
with Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD
Research in Multiple Sclerosis: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Raymond Roos, MD, FAAN
Research in Parkinson’s Disease: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Matthew Stern, MD
Cure One, Cure Many: The Case of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
with Jerry Mendell, MD; Robert Griggs, MD, FAAN; and Don Wood, PhD
Meet the Researchers
with the 2021 class of American Brain Foundation Next Generation Research Grant recipients
Concussion in Sport
with David W. Dodick, MD, FAAN and Sean Sansiveri
Humanism in Neurology
with John Quinlan, MD
Healing the Brain After Loss
with Lisa Shulman, MD
Research in Autism: What’s Giving us Hope?
with Shafali Jeste, MD, FAAN
Research in Dementia: New Frontiers
with John C. Morris, MD
Research in Epilepsy: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Jacqueline French, MD, FAAN
Financial and Estate Planning 101
with Martin Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD
This Hits Home: A Conversation about TBI and Domestic Violence
with Eve Valera, PhD; filmmaker Sydney Scotia; and domestic violence survivor Elizabeth Vera
Lifestyle and Brain Health
with Orly Avitzur, MD, FAAN
Robin’s Wish: A Conversation About Lewy Body Dementia
with Susan Schneider Williams and Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc, FAAN
Robin’s Wish: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
with Susan Schneider Williams and film director Tylor Norwood
Current Trends in Alzheimer’s Research: What’s Giving Us Hope
with Ronald Peterson, PhD, MD, FAAN
For more information or questions about our past events, please contact [email protected].