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San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week 2017

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Author: UT Health Research | Category: Upcoming Events | November 13, 2017

Connect with innovators in the life science industry at our series of three events on November 15.

Sports & Bioscience Panel: New Discoveries are Tackling Traumatic Brain Injury

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Greehey Childrens Cancer Research Institute

8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

Concussions, stroke and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to permanent brain damage. Our entrepreneurial researchers explore new treatments and therapeutics to treat and prevent damage from TBI. Hear from our panel of experts in neuroscience and sports medicine as they share their latest innovations and treatments. UT Health San Antonio panel includes: Jim Lechleiter, Ph.D, co-founder, William Korinek, Ph.D, co-founder Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals (spinout company of UT Health San Antonio); Carlos Jaramillo, M.D., Ph.D, Polytrauma Staff Physician/Clinical Investigator, San Antonio Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center.

Art & Bioscience Walk: Inspiring the Journey of Discovery

5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

South Texas Research Facility

8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

Experience an Art & Science Walk that sparks your curiousity. Join us and walk through an exhibit located in our state-of-the-art South Texas Research Facility, showcasing the ingenuity and creative thinking shared by both artistic and scientific minds. Meet our art aficionados Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D. and Robert Langston of the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Food & Bioscience Cooking Demo: Everyday Spices and Common Pantry Ingredients Could Add Zest to Your Life

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Cafe Martinez

7302 Louis Pasteur Drive, Suite 101, San Antonio, TX 78229

Is your diet causing inflammation and other health concerns? Do you know your culinary IQ? Let experts chef Iverson Brownell, B.S. and scientist Michael Wargovich, Ph.D. show you how easy recipes using common spices have proven to reduce inflammation and help you live healthier. Following the demo, Jodie Gray. Ph.D. (candidate) will lead a rapid-fire trivia contest sure to test your medicinal culinary knowledge while networking.

Parking is free. Use the south entrance at Floyd Curl Drive and Charles Katz. Passed the guard station, parking is available in the first lot on the left and curbside in front of the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute. After 5 p.m. parking is available in front of the South Texas Research Facility adjacent to the McDermott Building.

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