Students to present information about brain disorders March 11 USD Physician Assistant students will present talks on brain disease to commemorate International Brain Awareness Week.
The event will be held on Tuesday, March 11 in the Rushmore Room of the Coyote Student Center.
The public is invited to learn the latest about stroke, West Nile virus, multiple sclerosis and head trauma. Cookies and coffee are sponsored by Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital.
Brain Awareness Week is in its sixth year and has become a major international effort to communicate the achievements of brain research. It is an opportunity to let people know what is being done to diagnose, treat and prevent disorders of the brain, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, schizophrenia, autism and depression, which affect the lives of millions of people.
Every year, hundreds of public events to inspire interest in brain research are staged as part of Brain Awareness Week, to draw attention to what is being accomplished in scientific laboratories, and provide information about the brain that everyone can understand.