Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair for Research
Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, United States
Dan Daneshvar, MD, PhD is Assistant Chair for Research and an Assistant Professor of PMR at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding. Dr. Daneshvar conducts research on the long-term effects of moderate-severe traumatic brain injury, concussion, and repetitive head impacts, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Dr. Daneshvar's work has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Annals of Neurology, and Brain, and has been featured broadly including in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and ESPN. He also founded Team Up Against Concussions, the first scientifically validated concussion education program for kids. He is the Director of the Institute for Brain Research and Innovation at TeachAids, which created CrashCourse: a free, scientifically validated virtual reality and computer based concussion education program. He received his S.B. from MIT, and completed his M.D./Ph.D. at the BU CTE Center. His research resulted in the first dissertation in history to study CTE. He completed residency at Stanford University before joining the faculty at Harvard Medical School.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM