December 6, 2018
7:00am – 9:00am
Charles S. Cox, Jr., M.D.
George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences, Professor of
Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas
Medical School at Houston
Director of University of Texas Health Science Center Program in Pediatric
Regenerative Medicine, Judith Hoffberger Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory and Evelyn
Griffin Stem Cell Therapeutics Laboratory; Bentsen Stroke Center Investigator‐ Brown
Foundation Institute for Molecular Medicine
Co‐Director, Texas Trauma Institute
Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
- Understand concept of secondary brain injury.
- Understand components of neuroinflammation.
- Recognize variation in treatment strategies to mitigate consequences of secondary brain injury.
Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and community physicians need to be regularly updated on advances in internal medicine, as well as the clinical activities in the Department of Medicine.
Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussions.
Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Accreditation/Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center.