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UC Davis To Hold Public Forum On Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injuries

Paul Sancya / AP

Dr. Bennet Omalu talks with Dr. Ira R. Casson, neurologist and former co-chairman of the NFL Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee, before a House Judiciary Committee hearing in 2010.

Paul Sancya / AP

Dr. Bennet Omalu is the forensic pathologist who discovered a new disease named Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE.  He is the central character in a the movie "Concussion," which opens Christmas Day and stars Will Smith.  Omalu is a UC Davis Professor and the Chief Medical Examiner in San Joaquin County.  He joins us with the latest in his continuing research.

  • Public Forum Oct. 21- The event will be broadcast live via Periscope starting at 6 p.m. Follow the broadcast at @UCDavisHealth.

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