New Speakers Announced for the 4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

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MINNEAPOLIS - Dec. 16, 2013 - PRLog -- The 4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference will be held on April 16 & 17, 2014 in Washington DC at the Crystal City Doubletree Hotel. Current featured presentations include:

•        Andrew Maas, MD, Ph.D. - Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp will present: CENTER-TBI: A Large European Study to Advance the Care for Traumatic Brain Injury

•        David Wright, MD, FACEP - Associate Professor, PI, ProTECT III Clinical Trial, Director, Emergency Neurosciences, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University will present: Progesterone for the Treatment of TBI, an Update on Human Trials

•        Ramona Hicks, Ph.D. - Program Director, Repair & Plasticity, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) will present: Opportunities and Challenges for TBI Research: NIH Perspectives

•        Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, MD, Ph.D. - Director of Clinical Research, Professor of Neurology, Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) will present: Traumatic Vascular Injury: An Overlooked Endophenotype after Traumatic Brain Injury

•        Robert Stern, Ph.D. - Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Director, ADC Clinical Core, Co-Founder, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine will present: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Clinical Presentation and Biomarkers: What we Know and What we Do Not Know

•        Frederick Korley, MD - Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University will present: Circulating Biomarkers in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Traumatic Brain Injury

•        Joseph C. Maroon, MD - Professor & Vice Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine will present: Update on a Handheld Brain Hematoma Detector Project

Also scheduled to speak at the conference are:

•        Julie Chapman, Psy.D. - Director of Neuroscience, Neurology Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

•        Grant L. Iverson, Ph.D. - Director, Neuropsychology Outcome Assessment Laboratory, Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Associate Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Red Sox Foundation & Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program

•        Maria Carrillo, Ph.D. (tentative) - Vice President, Medical & Scientific Relations, Alzheimer's Association

•        Susan Connors - President/CEO, Brain Injury Association of America

•        Barry Jordan, MD, MPH - Assistant Medical Director, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

•        Ingo Curdt, Ph.D. - Principal Scientist, Abbott Diagnostics

New speakers and presentations as well as additional conference details are added to the conference website daily.

Please visit: www.tbiconference.comfrequently for the latest updates on this ground breaking event.

Hilary Simonson
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