The 22nd Annual Conference of the Neurotrauma Society of India is to be held in Guwahati, Assam from 23 to 25 August 2013. About twelve International neuroscientists and twenty national faculties would be participating in this event.
This is the first conference being organized in the North Eastern states of the country. The conference will help to create awareness about the Neurotrauma.
What is Neurotrauma?
• Neurotrauma refers to injury to a nerve, especially part of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord).
• Neurotrauma describes two complex conditions:
a) Acquired brain injury: Acquired brain injury can lead to problems related to communication with others
b) Spinal cord injury: Spinal cord injury can lead to permanent paralysis and the inability to work