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C14 - Concussion: From Mechanisms to Management

Event Time: Saturday April 22, 2017 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology
Director(s): David Dodick MD, FAAN
Description: Advances in basic and clinical research has led to an enhanced understanding of the underlying biology of brain injury and improved management strategies. Faculty will facilitate a discussion on the pathogenesis of concussion and post-traumatic headache, and outline evaluation and management strategies that can be implemented in clinical practice in the acute, subacute, and chronic phases. This program complements C21: Concussion: Evaluation and Management in the Acute and Chronic Phases, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to describe the underlying pathogenesis of brain injury after concussion and the development of post-traumatic headache; discuss the mechanisms and biomarkers that may predict recovery or symptom/disease progression; and explain the evidence-based and optimal approach to the evaluation and management of concussion in the acute, subacute, and chronic phases.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Concussion: Biology and Biomarkers from Acute Injury to Recovery Christopher Giza MD 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Questions and Answers Christopher Giza MD 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Pathophysiology and Management of Post-traumatic Headache David Dodick MD, FAAN 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Questions and Answers David Dodick MD, FAAN 


Speaker Disclosure
David W. Dodick, MD, FAAN Dr. Dodick has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Acorda, Allergan, Amgen, Alder, Dr Reddy’s, Merck, Dr Reddy’s, Promius, eNeura, Eli Lilly & Company, Insys therapeutics, Autonomic Technologies, Teva, Xenon, Tonix, Trigemina, Boston Scientific, GBS, Colucid, Zosano, Laydenburg Thalmann, Biocentric, Biohaven, Magellan, Pfizer (Japan), Charleston Laboratories. Royalties: Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press (Book Royalty). Uptodate – editorial/honoraria. CME companies honoraria/publishing honoraria/royalites: Chameleon Communications, Medscape, WebMD, Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning, Haymarket Medical Education, Miller Medical Communications, Global Scientific Communications, HealthLogix, Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning, Meeting LogiX, Health LogiX, . Dr. Dodick has received compensation for serving on the Board of Directors of . Dr. Dodick holds stock and/or stock options in Nocira, Second Opinion, .

Christopher Giza, MD Medical Education Speakers Bureau. Medicolegal consultation - 1-2 cases annually...I serve on the Advisory Panels for Major League Soccer, US Soccer Federation, NCAA and have been compensated for travel to meetings related to these duties. I am a medical consultant for the NFL-NCP, NHLPA and MLS.and occasionally conduct clinical evaluations....Subcontract from Neural Analytics, Inc on an NINDS SBIR grant relating to use of transcranial doppler to measure cerebral blood flow changes after sports concussion. Research grant from Avanir Pharmaceuticals to investigate neurotransmitter receptor changes in preclinical model of post-TBI fear based learning.

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