Amarantus BioScience, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), a biotechnology company discovering and developing treatments and diagnostics for diseases associated with the neurodegeneration and apoptosis centered around its patented therapeutic protein MANF, Brewer Sports International (BSI) and Toi Cook Management Group (TCMG) today announced joint hosting of the Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT) Concussion Awareness Conference (#C4CT Conference) in Minneapolis on June 19, 2013 at the Minneapolis Club.
The #C4CT Conference is the opening event of the three-day Brewer Sports Symposium, which also includes the 3 rd Annual Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans CLE and Sports and Social Impact seminar. The #C4CT Conference will focus on important scientific, medical, translational and prevention-related topics of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and their long-term impacts on athletes and soldiers. Conference panels will include industry experts, international business leaders and current and former professional athletes. The Brewer Sports Symposium is part of the 8 th Annual Blue Carpet Celebrity Weekend hosted by The Jack Brewer Foundation.
“Traumatic Brain Injuries and their effects on amateur and professional football players are emerging as a rallying point to better understand the brain and how we can improve currently available methods to treat it,” said Gerald E. Commissiong, President and CEO of AMBS. “We are proud to be among the first to unite the groups directly affected by these issues, in particular current and former professional athletes, with the scientists, physicians and entrepreneurs who will ultimately lead the way in developing solutions to these devastating problems. We believe that by educating athletes on the basics of concussions, and what additional resources are needed to achieve certain critical steps on the road to better treating the brain, we will give all parties a chance to partake in this emerging field of medical research.”