Departmental Seminar – October 21, 2016

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, October 21, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM


“Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Augments Innate Immune Responses


Daniel Remick, MD
Chair and Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine


Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, October 21, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1) report that traumatic brain injury (TBI) results in significant morbidity and mortality and is associated with infectious complications, particularly pneumonia; 2) state that TBI is a major cause of death and disability in both civilian and military populations. and 3) recall that pneumonia is the most common infectious complication associated with TBI, occurring in 20–60% of head-injured patients.

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.