Downtown Social Reception for Behind the Game: The Science Behind Concussions with Dr. Robert Stern

November 14, 2017 Boston $10.00 - $20.00 0
(Photo: Mariam Soliman/Unsplash)
(Photo: Mariam Soliman/Unsplash)

Join the Downtown Social Club over coffee and dessert to discuss the Lifesavers Speaker Series featured speaker Dr. Robert Stern and the science behind concussions.

Dr. Robert Stern, Director of Clinical Research for the BU Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center, explores the science behind concussion research. A major focus of his research involves the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in athletes, including the neuro-degenerative disease, CTE. In an intimate discussion, learn more about his groundbreaking research, ask questions, and get up-close and personal with the man who may have a major impact on the future of all organized professional sports.

Vilna Shul offers $5 validated parking after 4 p.m. and on weekends. Parking validation is only good for the underground parking at the Charles River Plaza/ Cambridge Street Garage at 165 Cambridge Street. Entrance to the underground garage is between the Charles River Plaza Shopping Center (Whole Foods/CVS) and Au Bon Pain, near the intersection of Blossom St and Cambridge St. Yellow tickets from the surface lot at Whole Foods cannot be validated. 

The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, is Boston’s only landmark historic Jewish building. Today, it serves as a modern-day cultural center and living museum in downtown Boston.

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When
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where
The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
18 Phillips St
Boston, MA 02114
Price
$20.00 Per person
$10.00 Seniors and Students

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