So much of what is learned in brain science stays in science. It’s rare for practitioners and scientists to work in conjunction, translating the latest advances into programs to improve the lives of individuals. That’s what makes the Center unique.
Mission: Understanding, Protecting, and Healing the Brain
Founded in 1999, the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas is a world class, forward-thinking research institute dedicated to maximizing brain health across all conditions, diseases, and disorders.Current research studies include: ADHD, TT, Strategic Learning, Social Cognition, Healthy Brain Aging, Alzheimer’s, Autism, Gulf War Syndrome, Depression, Stroke, Educational Reasoning, Brain-Drug Impact, Middle School Brain, Schizophrenia, Dementia, and others.
About the Greens for Teens Program:
Greens for Teens supports a flagship program at the Center for BrainHealth for screening, comprehensive assessment, treatment, and long-term monitoring of cognitive-motor performance associated with sports-related concussions and brain injuries in high school athletes. The Center for BrainHealth is the first institute of its kind to combine multi-disciplinary expertise in human motor and cognitive performance, virtual training, and brain imaging. In addition, the Center has more than 19 years of research experience in the area of brain injury. It is this unique combination of expertise and experience that led to the development of the sports injury program.
About Buck Horn:
The Greens for Teens Golf Classic is named in honor of C.O. “Buck” Horn, a founding member of the Center for BrainHealth’s Advisory Board. Buck was an avid sportsman and golfer who was also very active in the community. He served as a member of The Salesmanship Club, Park Cities Baptist Church, and as a past President of Royal Oaks Country Club. Buck was a lifelong banker and a Senior Vice President of Chase Bank at the time of his death in May 2008. His wife Barbara and son D.J. are active supporters of The Greens for Teens Program and have served on the Buck Horn Greens for Teens Golf Classic Committee for the past two years.