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Honored to join the panel alongside @nic_fisher at the 5th Annual #SuperBowl #BrainHealthSummit by#LeighSteinberg in #Minneapolis. The focus is on#WomenHealth & #BrainInjuryAwareness and more, lets make a difference in the process

 


Athersys CEO to Speak at the 2018 Brain Health Summit Super Bowl

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) announced today that Gil Van Bokkelen, Chairman and CEO, will be a speaker and panelist at the 2018 Brain Health Summit organized by the Brain Treatment Foundation (BTF).  The summit will take place at 11:00 a.m. CST on February 3rd in Minneapolis.

Dr. Gil Van Bokkelen will participate with other thought leaders and policy experts to discuss important issues in brain health. In addition, he will discuss the Company’s investigational therapy, MultiStem®, for the treatment of ischemic stroke and other neurological injuries. Panel discussions will focus on brain trauma in athletes, women’s brain health, and gender differences in stroke incidence and brain trauma.

The summit is a platform to bring together leaders and executives from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic and government communities to discuss the important global issue of brain health.  Taking place during Super Bowl week, the summit attracts attendees including former professional athletes, representatives from the military and media, as well as NFL executives. In addition to Dr. Van Bokkelen, the line-up of speakers includes Dr. Jessica Schwartz of Harvard as the moderator, U.S. Representative Tim Walz (Minnesota), former NFL quarterback Gus Frerotte and professional soccer player Rianne Schorel.

 


Gus Frerotte talks Concussions, Nick Foles as Eagles QB and Rianne Schorel