Brain Trust: Pathways to InnoVAtion is designed to foster debate, as well as facilitate national, partnership-based solutions in the general area of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and head trauma. This annual event is designed to promote forward-thinking dialogue and innovative collaboration among private industry, national/professional sports organizations, the federal government, innovators, scientists, athletes, clinicians, care-givers and Veterans.

Watch live coverage of #VABrainTrust 2017 on May 17 and 18 here:

Day 1 (May 17) will be a high-level convening with plenary and break out sessions focused on identifying critical brain health solutions to better serve Veterans and their families.

Day 2 (May 18) will include an Innovation Demo Day where industry and academic innovators can “pitch” or demonstrate their current innovations in the areas of TBI and head trauma.

Read some of our previous coverage of #VABrainTrust 2017 here on Vantage Point:

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Published on May. 12, 2017

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  1. michael ainsworth May 31, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    I was wounded in Vietnam May 14th, 1967 and have been in the “Vietnam Head Injury Study” (VHIS) which has now become “The War Fighters Head Injury Study!” I have a two square inch (2 sq inch) hole in my skull, shrapnel in my brain and was retired from the U.S. Army for that wound! The Veterans Administration in Martinez, California and Ft. Miley are (redacted)! The VA is a useless money wasting organization that lets doctors ignore, over prescribe, and kill veterans because of their incompetence! I had to go outside to seek medical care for my SERVICE CONNECTED HEAD INJURY! A doctor (redacted)caused me to loose my job and he to me is a bigot piece of dung! FTVA! How many more will loose their limbs, be addicted to needless medication, be faced with a VA doctor that cares more about the bonus than the Veterans sitting in front of them? I have 50 years of experience in dealing with the VA health care and I can say on a scale from 1 to 10 I give the medical a “3!”

  2. William May 19, 2017 at 10:20 am

    I need help with keeping my sanity, struggling with realastate issue,s

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