Brain In Play Featured Article - "CTE Concerns: 'Should I let my kids play football or other contact sports?"
By Tony Gugliotta
NBC 10 News, Providence, R.I.
Brain In Play's President, Bill White, APRN-BC, MSN, was recently featured by NBC 10, addressing parental concerns regarding recent revelations in CTE & head trauma research, and what it means for parents.
Brain In Play Invited to Present Research at Alzheimer's Int'l Conference
London - July 2017
Brain In Play's executive team was recently selected to present their groundbreaking research to an International audience at the Annual Alzheimer's International Conference. Read More
Brain In Play International Keynotes RI Association of Assisted Living's Annual Statewide Conference on the Future of Long term care
April 26, 2017
Brain In Play's presentation focused on a new evidence-based clinical model of scientific brain wellness that helps prevent, delay the progression of, treat and improve symptom management of our most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases. The therapeutic deliverable is improved functioning, communication, preservation and growth of brain cells.
American Academy of Neurology Brain Health Fair
Boston, MA - April 21, 2017
The American Academy of Neurology is hosting a FREE one-time-only event connecting neurology patients, families, and caregivers affected by a brain disease, as well as students interested in brain science and the general public.
The 2017 Brain Health Fair is designed and executed by neurologists, with local and national experts, who are on hand to answer questions about the wonders of the brain. Find out about the latest research advances in multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and Dementia, epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson's and movement disorders, pain and headache, concussion, the latest advances in child neurology, and other brain diseases.
The Brain Health Fair is presented by the American Academy of Neurology, the world's largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals, with 32,000 members. Read More
Brain In Play Keynotes Brain Injury Association of RHode Island Conference
March 17, 2017
Brain In Play International’s clinician scientists and medical director presented the neuro-epigenetic platform underlying BPE’s molecular and cellular dynamics that facilitate the growth of new brain cells and improves the connections between neurons – while also growing microscopic blood vessels providing nutrients to both. Anecdotal case reports were presented by Brain In Play’s team describing BPE’s efficacy with patients suffering: traumatic brain injury, major concussion and ‘stroke/brain tumor/seizure disorder’ related acquired brain injuries. Original research, client testimonials and facilitated audience participation completed BPE’s presentation as a primary prevention and treatment strategy that optimizes the functioning, communication, preservation and growth of brain cells.
Brain In Play Foundation Hosts Inaugural Golf Tournament
October 13, 2016
A Golf Tournament, followed by an event honoring top brain disease-injury care advocates, and which unveiled Brain In Play International’s groundbreaking neurocognitive research results, marked Brain In Play Nonprofit Foundation’s official launch. The event was held at Pawtucket Country Club Oct. 13, 2016 and was attended by nationally renowned physician and nurse scientists, pro-athletes, business owners, community leaders, foundation supporters, and patients and families facing neurological conditions. A statewide mayoral consortium on scientific brain wellness, in collaboration with Brain In Play Foundation, was announced. Read More
This building at 120 Webster Street, to be significantly renovated, will soon be the home of Living Well Adult Day Care and Brain in Play International. (Breeze photo by Ethan Shorey) By ETHAN SHOREY, Breeze Online News Editor
PAWTUCKET – Baseball, beer, and…better brains?
A company making early groundbreaking strides in brain wellness appears to be the next big thing in Pawtucket, having completed breakthrough pilot research showing how just one component of their clinical system improved memory and cognition in all participants, and significantly reduced depression in 94% of subjects in their first prospective study. The study’s results are worthy of national attention, with multiple publications and presentations planned... Read More
five questions with bill white
Providence Business News recently sat down with Providence's Bill White to speak about his burgeoning brain wellness work for their 'five questions' column.
Protecting Students from Concussive Injuries
Brain In Play was featured on Fox Eyewitness Sports
Saving Brains - Saving Lives
April 21, 2015
Brain In Play Foundation Nonprofit teams up with Providence Community Library for the national launch of their new brain-saving book, Winning the War Against Concussions In Youth Sports. On Wednesday April 29, 2015 at 5:45 pm the authors present their concussion prevention and healing system for athletes under 21 at Knight Library, 275 Elmwood Ave in Providence RI, joined by a concussed N/E Patriot NFL Veteran. The book’s mission is to save youth brains and save youth sports, especially the high risk sports of soccer, hockey, football lacrosse and others, while also improving athletic and academic performance. The book is primarily written for players, parents and coaches – the public is warmly invited to attend
Winning the war against concussions in youth sports
June 1, 2014
Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports unveils a fast-track brain wellness and safety solution for athletes 21 and under, based on a patent pending innovation called Brain Performance Enhancement or BPE. Called BPE Youth Fast-Track, this condensed version offers six best-practices founded on Nobel Prize research findings and two new medical biosciences informing how to continuously improve the functioning, preservation and growth of brain cells. This book engages players, parents and coaches by sharing ‘hot off the press’ neuroscience updates on youth sports head injuries in basic terms. “Winning” empowers readers with the key knowledge and basic tools needed to help prevent and offset brain damaging concussions and accumulated sub-concussive impacts. Read More
Brain In Play International Names Dr. Alan Ashare Medical Director
April 3, 2015
International youth sports safety physician Dr. Alan Ashare of Boston's Tufts Medical School is named Brain In Play’s COE Medical Director. Dr. Ashare directs USA Hockey’s national safety committee, is president of the Hockey Equipment Certification Council (HECC – certifies all hockey helmets), is chief medical advisor for the MA Interscholastic League, and a global brain and spinal cord injury sports safety icon. Dr. Ashare is Chief Nuclear Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Professor of Radiology at Tufts Medical School with a specialty in disease imaging diagnostics and a core interest in preventing and treating brain injuries and diseases of aging. A serial author, he originated Heads Up, Don’t Duck in the mid-90s and in 2015 released The Mechanism of Concussion in Sports (1st editor). Alan Chairs MA’s Interscholastic Medical Sports Committee and MA’s Medical Society Sports Medicine Committee.
Brain In Play International Presents at Prestigious Mayo Clinic
June 1, 2013
Bill White MSN, Dr. Alan Ashare, and Katharine White MSN relax after Brain In Play's poster presentation at Mayo Clinic’s International Concussion Summit in October 2013.
Brain In Play FOundation Launches as Nonprofit
July 15, 2016
A Golf Tourney, followed by an event honoring top brain disease-injury care advocates, and which unveiled Brain In Play International’s groundbreaking neurocognitive research results, marked Brain In Play Nonprofit Foundation’s official launch. The event was held at Pawtucket Country Club Oct. 13, 2016 and was attended by nationally renowned physician and nurse scientists, pro-athletes, business owners, community leaders, foundation supporters, and patients and families facing neurological conditions. A statewide mayoral consortium on scientific brain wellness, in collaboration with Brain In Play Foundation, was announced. More about Brain In Play Foundation