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Traumatic Brain Injury Workshop at BU!

The Center for Computational Neuroscience and Neural Technology (CompNet) is hosting a workshop on Traumatic Brain Injury organized by Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, David Somers, and Sean Tobyne.

Event Details

Thursday, September 17th, 11:30 AM – 5:45 PM
Friday, September 18th, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
CompNet Building
Boston University
677 Beacon Street
Auditorium, Room B02

This two day workshop, sponsored by the Center for Computational Neuroscience and Neural Technology, will bring together leading researchers in traumatic brain injury and computational neuroscientists. The workshop is open to all interested members of the Boston University and the Boston TBI communities.

Schedule

Thursday, September 17, 2015

11:00 – 11:30 Check In (Lobby, 677 Beacon Street)

11:30 – 11:45 Opening Remarks

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 Megan Robinson, Boston VA & Boston University School of Medicine
"Blast exposure in OEF/OIF/OND veterans: Functional and structural imaging findings in the TRACTS cohort"

1:30 – 2:30 Andrew Mayer, The Mind Research Network & University of New Mexico
"Understanding the spectrum of mild traumatic brain injury"

2:30 – 3:30 Yelena Bogdanova, Boston VA & Boston University School of Medicine
"Neurorehabilitation of blast TBI and PTSD: Multimodal treatment approach"

3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:45 Erick Gallun, Portland VA & Oregon Health and Science University
"Auditory processing abilities of veterans exposed to high intensity blasts"

4:45 – 5:45 Ken Grant, Walter Reed National Military Center
"Functional hearing deficits in blast-exposed service members"

(6:30 dinner hosts & speakers off site)

Friday, September 18, 2015

8:00 – 8:30 Check In (Lobby, 677 Beacon Street)

8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 Felipe Fregni, Mass General Hospital & Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Title TBA

10:00 – 11:00 Robert Stern, Boston University School of Medicine
"Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a neurodegenerative disease following repetitive head trauma"

11:00 – 12:00 Martha Shenton, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School
"Neuroimaging advances in mild traumatic brain injury"