San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join Drs. Uzma Samadani and Jaime Levine as they discuss traumatic brain injury and advances in diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about what to expect during the treatment and recovery period from experts at NYU Langone Medical Center. An open question and answer section will be lead by the Student Interest Group in Neurology at NYU.
Neurosurgeon and PhD researcher Uzma Samadani is the cofounder of Oculogica, a neurodiagnostic company that specializes in using eye-tracking technology to detect concussions and other brain injuries that are invisible to radiologic scans.
Dr. Levine is a clinical assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine and is board certified in Brain Injury Medicine. She completed a fellowship in Neurorehabiliation and focuses her clinical practice on the comprehensive rehabilitation of mild to severe brain injuries, at all stages of recovery. Dr. Levine's areas of special interest include: sport-related concussion, disorder of consciousness, intrathecal and intramuscular spasticity management, neurooncologic rehabilitation, post-concussive syndrome, and poststroke rehabilitation.
This event is co-hosted by the NYU Neuroscience Institute and Rusk Rehabilitation.
The NYU Neuroscience Institute seeks to inspire and nurture research and education in a world-class Institute, thereby driving new discoveries that move from theory to therapy to improve brain health. Learn more at http://neuroscience.med.nyu.edu/
Rusk Rehabilitation has been ranked the best rehabilitation program in New York and one of the top ten in the country since 1989, when U.S. News & World Report introduced its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings. Rusk is among the most renowned centers of its kind for the treatment of adults and children with disabilities—home to innovations and advances that have set the standard in rehabilitation care for every stage of life of life and every phase of recovery. Find out more at http://rusk.med.nyu.edu/
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