Andrew Maas to speak on inTBIR at the 4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

EDINA, Minn. - Nov. 1, 2013 - PRLog -- The 4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury is pleased to announce that Andrew Maas, MD, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman at Antwerp University Hospital and University of Antwerp will return for the 2014 conference. He will be discussing his work on CENTER-TBI, a large European study to advance the care for traumatic brain injury. In his presentation, Dr. Maas will also be discussing the InTBIR (International Initiative for Traumatic Brain Injury Research). Dr. Maas is a pioneer in the field of neuro-intensive care and Traumatic Brain Injury research.

The 2014 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference will take palce on April 16 &17, 2014 in Washington DC. The event will bring together the world’s leading TBI researchers and thought leaders to discuss classification, diagnostics, imaging and outcomes research through presentations focused on:

Clinical case studies showcasing gaps in treatment to facilitate the discussion of possible solutions
The epidemiological importance of TBI
Advances in neuroimaging (PET imaging, volumetric MRI, etc.)
Lessons learned from failed TBI clinical trials
Giving voice to the patient community
Multi-omics approaches to develop a molecular classification on TBI
TBI and CTE outcomes research
TBI-related dementia and neurodegenerative diseases
Use of biomarkers as surrogate outcome measures in TBI trials
Biomarkers in diagnosis and drug development in TBI
TBI international initiatives and natural history study
Challenges and solutions in the diagnosis of sport-related concussions
Review of TBI pharmacology and product candidates in the pipeline

For more information on the 4th Annual TBI Conference, please visit

Hilary Simonson
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