Boxing and the Brain

12 10 2010

Boxing and the Brain

December 3-4, 2010

Diamond Hotel, Roxas Blvd, Manila


Convention Topics

Understanding Brain Structure and Function

Pathophysiology of Brain Injury

Pre-Fight Examination and Laboratory Tests

Neuroimaging and other Diagnostic Tests

The Good Ringside Physician: Tips and Pitfalls

Bone Fractures: Detection and Management

Neurocognitive Assessment of Athletes

Caring for Retired Athletes

Sports Injuries in the Philippines

Boxing Regulations in the Philippines

Benefits of Monolaurin to Brain Health


International Speakers and Local Experts in Sports Related Injuries

with Special Guest Speaker:

PBA Living Legend and former Senator Robert Jaworski


Organizing Committee

Overall Chair: Gerardo Legaspi, MD, FAFN

Overall Co-Chair: Carissa Paz Dioquino, MD, FPNA

Scientific Committee Chair: Patricio Reyes, MD, FPNA

Ways and Means Committee: Philip Ramiro MD, FPNA  and Carlos Chua MD, FPNA


Click here for Registration options


Click the following links for news articles about Boxing and the Brain:

Boxing and the Brain by Quinito Henson (Sporting Chance, Philippine Star, Dec 2 2010)

Boxing and the Brain Conference opens in Manila By Ronnie Nathanielsz (, 02 Dec 2010)

Retired Players Association President to present at International Boxing Conference (





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