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Training and Research Opportunities
Brain Donation Research Program for Concussion and their Consequences
The Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) is based at the Toronto Western Hospital and is part of the Krembil Brain Institute at the University Health Network. The CCC is led by internationally acclaimed concussion expert, Dr. Charles Tator.
The team includes world leaders in brain injuries, imaging, genetics, clinical care, neuropsychology, and psychiatry working together to diagnose and treat persisting symptoms of concussions and to do the research necessary to improve the diagnosis and treatment of concussions and their consequences. Our mission is to provide patient-centred care, educate and do research focused on concussion and its consequences including persisting concussion symptoms and brain degeneration.
Learn about the Canadian Concussion Centre
We examine the relationship between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function which can occur after repeated concussions. We are interested in people who have sustained concussions from all kinds of activities including sports and recreation, motor vehicle crashes, work falls, military as well as intimate partner violence, amongst others.
The CCC has the only Hospital/University Chair in Concussion Research in Canada, the Marion and Gerald Soloway Chair, which is an endowed chair held by Dr. Carmela Tartaglia since 2017.
Canadian Concussion Centre Webinar Series
We strive to educate patients, their caregivers as well as healthcare providers, on the diagnosis and management of persisting symptoms of concussion. Our educational programs include a Webinar Series on the management of persisting symptoms of concussion. Please see our
Concussion Education section for upcoming webinar schedules and previous webinar videos.
Canadian Concussion Centre 11th Annual Concussion Research Symposium
Friday, April 26, 2024Hybrid: Zoom and BMO Education Centre & Conference Centre at Toronto Western Hospital
To submit your abstract, send it to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for abstract submission is March 1, 2024.
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Concussion Research Symposium.