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Lunch Workshops

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Three optional lunch workshops are offered daily on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.  Each workshop is $20 and includes a box lunch.  Advance purchase only. Click the LW links below for details on each workshop:

MONDAY

LW1: Deploying Best Practices for Scientific Rigor in Neurotrauma Research TEAM

Oswald Steward, PhD, Reeve-Irvine Research Center

LW2What Does Function Mean to Me?  Function After SCI Roundtable

Chairs: Amy Wagner, MD, University of Pittsburgh / Grace Griesbach, PhD, Centre for NeuroSkills / Alexander Rabchevsky, PhD, University of Kentucky / Mylynda Massart, MD, University of Pittsburgh

LW3Clinical Sequelae in TBI & SCI Chronic Clinical

Chair: Nimish Acharya, PhD, Rowan University

  1. Clinical Presentation in Adult Mild-to-Moderate TBI - Randel Swanson, DO, PhD, Univ. Pennsylvania
  2. Clinical Presentation in Adult Moderate-to-Severe TBI - Stephen Hampton, MD, Univ. Pennsylvania
  3. Clinical Presentation and Conditions Associated with SCI - Leslie Morse, DO, PhD, University of Colorado, Denver

TUESDAY

LW4Discovery and Validation of Novel Biomarkers for Preclinical TBI  TEAM

Chairs: Diana Cummings, PhD, NIH/NINDS / Patrick Bellgowan, PhD, NIH/NINDS

  1. Developing the tools and infrastructure for a preclinical collaborative consortium - Patrick Bellgowan, PhD, NIH/NINDS
  2. Novel functional and molecular neuroimaging approaches for preclinical TBI in the TOP-NT consortium - Jinyuan Zhou, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
  3. Development and validation of biofluid-based neurotrauma biomarkers in the TOP-NT Consortium - Kevin K.W. Wang, PhD, University of Florida
  4. Data Sharing and Analytics for Biomarker Discovery in the TOP-NT Consortium - Adam Ferguson, University of California San Francisco

LW5What Does Function Mean to Me?  Function After TBI Roundtable

Chairs:  Amy Wagner, MD, University of Pittsburgh / Grace Griesbach, PhD, Centre for NeuroSkills / Alexander Rabchevsky, PhD, University of Kentucky / Mylynda Massart, MD, University of Pittsburgh

LW6Intersection of TBI and Domestic Violence Cross-Cutting

Chairs: Jonathan Lifshitz, University of Arizona University of Arizona / Rachel Rowe, PhD, University of Arizona

  1. Domestic violence as a cause of TBI - Jonathan Lifshitz, University of Arizona University of Arizona
  2. The Relationship between Domestic Violence and Abusive Head Trauma in Children - Rachel Berger, PhD, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  3. Elder abuse – incidence and approaches to intervene - Eve Valera, PhD, Harvard University

WEDNESDAY

LW7Stepping Through Translational Research in Neurotrauma: Process, Opportunities and Tips for Success  TEAM

Chairs: Patrick Bellgowan, PhD NIH / Victoria Smith, PhD, NINDS

  1. Early-stage therapy development process, funding opportunities and tips for success - Rebecca Roof, PhD, NIH/NINDS
  2. Translational Challenges in SCI - Linda Bambrick, PhD, CDMRP / DoD
  3. Advanced Translational Efforts: Optimization and Development - Chris Boshoff, PhD, NIH/NINDS

LW8What Does Function Mean to Me? Exploring a Role for TBI & SCI Advocacy Roundtable

Chairs:  Amy Wagner, MD, University of Pittsburgh / Grace Griesbach, PhD, Centre for NeuroSkills / Alexander Rabchevsky, PhD, University of Kentucky / Mylynda Massart, MD, University of Pittsburgh

LW9Neuroscience Tools for Neurotrauma TEAM Cross-Cutting

Chair: Shaun Carlson, PhD, University of Pittsburgh / Sarah Svirsky, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

  1. Optical brain computer interface reveals a potential strategy for increasing information throughput during rehabilitation - Sandra Kuhlman, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  2. Peripheral Nerve Injury: Opportunities and Challenges for Diagnosis and Treatment using Nanotechnology - Jelena Janjic, PhD Duquesne University
  3. Imaging Cerebral Pathology In Vivo in Neurotrauma - Chet Mathis, PhD, University of Pittsburgh