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Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce its 11th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference will be taking place VIRTUALLY on October 4-6, 2021. This conference brings together researchers and clinicians from industry, academia, the military and government to present ground-breaking research in a variety of areas related to traumatic brain injury.
 
This event provides a special opportunity for a variety of stakeholders to present original research and analysis aimed at providing a full picture of the progress being made towards better diagnosis, treatment and long-term care for TBI survivors. At this annual event, physicians, nurses, neurosurgeons, scientists, and drug/diagnostic developers from all over the world network and learn from one another. Focus areas include:

 

Current Clinical Management of TBI

Advances and Opportunities for TBI Biomarkers

Recovery, Regeneration and Plasticity

TBI Therapeutic Preclinical/Clinical Candidates

Outcomes Research

Large-scale Observational Studies of TBI

Neuroimaging Research and Practice

Emerging Tools for Diagnosis/Assessment of TBIs

Preclinical/Clinical Development Models/Design

 

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TBI Day - April 14, 2015

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The 5th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference, taking place on April 15 & 16, 2015 in Washington D.C. is expanding with a major new program addition called TBI Day specifically designed for MD’s, practitioners, care givers, employers, TBI survivors & families. 
 
Planned for April 14th, the day prior to the main conference, TBI Day is a unique opportunity for the wider TBI community to learn more about the latest research, hear from leading-edge rehabilitation programs & facilities about new approaches to TBI management and get hands-on with the latest medical and assistive technologies. It is also an opportunity for TBI survivors and their families to interact with some of the top TBI professionals in America. 
 
We want to make sure that everyone who wants to attend TBI Day can do so at no charge so we are looking for organizations who want to get involved either as a partner or as a sponsor. If you are interested, send a brief e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll arrange a time to tell you more about TBI Day and discuss how we can work together to make TBI Day a success.
 
Confirmed Speakers and Exhibitors Include:
 
Terry Kirtz, Board Member, Maryland Brain Injury Association (Our Mission is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, education, advocacy, and promotion of research.) www.biamd.org
 
True Phantom (designs and creates biomedical phantoms. These phantoms are critically important for the development of innovative diagnostic imaging techniques, neurosurgery treatment planning, and training of medical students.) www.truephantom.com
 
Sapient Government Services/FITBIR (The Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury Research (FITBIR) informatics system was developed to share data across the entire TBI research field and to facilitate collaboration between laboratories, as well as interconnectivity with other informatics platforms. fitbir.nih.gov
 
Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC's mission is to serve active duty military, their beneficiaries, and veterans with traumatic brain injuries through state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs, and support for force health protection services.) dvbic.dcoe.mil
 
One Mind (We are dedicated to benefiting all affected by brain illness and injury through fostering fundamental changes that will radically accelerate the development and implementation of improved diagnostics, treatments and cures — while eliminating the stigma that comes with mental illness.) www.onemind.org
 
Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center, University of Pittsburgh (The Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center is comprised of a team of clinicians who assume responsibilities over the screening and enrollment of patients with mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injury or spine trauma into various clinical trials under the direction of David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD.) hwww.neurosurgery.pitt.edu/research/clinical-trials
 
Cerescan (specialize in state of the art functional brain imaging utilizing a proprietary process including the latest generation high resolution gamma camera, the industry's leading brain image reconstruction software, specially trained board-certified physicians and research-based knowledge to provide unparalleled diagnostic medical reports.) www.cerescan.com
 
Jan Medical (We provide physicians critical data for accelerating and expanding therapy while improving the diagnostic experience for patients with brain disorders.) www.janmedical.com
 
National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI makes it easy for researchers to get the human tissues and organs they need, prepared, preserved and shipped precisely according to their specific scientific protocols, as quickly as possible, and in the largest available quantities.) www.ndriresource.org
 
Amen Clinics (Documenting brain injuries—including those in which the person stayed conscious—is essential to understanding a person’s brain health. Even minor brain injuries can have negative consequences for years to come. At Amen Clinics, we understand the impact brain injuries can have on a person’s life, and we conduct a full personal history before beginning any brain scans or treatment program.) www.amenclinics.com
 
Alpha 3T MRI and Dx Imaging (Alpha 3T MRI specializes in diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) of the brain for detection of traumatic brain injury (tbi). Karl Hussman, MD, Shashwath Meda , DTI Analyst, Olin Neuropsychiatric Institute, Hartford CT, and Hongtu Zhu, Professor of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a statistically robust multi-tiered DTI analysis including FA​ ​Histogram, ​23 Tract Atlas-Based ROI, and Voxel Based Imaging (VBI). This multi-tiered analysis using over 200 control subjects is unique, and not offered by another facility at this time. Go to www.3TDTI.com for inquires ​or call 1-347-DTI-4-TBI ​regarding litigation or patient care.
 
Center for Neurological Studies (The Mission of the Center for Neurological Studies is: to advance the understanding of neuropsychiatric disorders through the use of advanced neuroimaging methods and to translate new insights into improved diagnosis and outcome.) neurologicstudies.com
 
Biodirection (BioDirection is an advanced medical device start-up company that is leading the way in the development and commercialization of a low cost, portable, rapid point-of-care diagnostic device to screen for mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).) www.biodirection.com
 
Description
 
A full day of events and interactive displays for TBI researchers, practitioners, survivors and families looking for solutions and support. Meet and interact with sponsors and exhibitors such as:
 
  • Rehabilitation hospitals & Neuro-rehabilitation facilities 
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Training
  • Assisted & independent living  technology & services
  • Physical & Psychiatric therapy services
  • Clinical Research Organizations
  • University Researchers
  • Local & national programs 
  • Support Groups
Listen, learn and ask questions in the education theatre - hear from the top people in the TBI field like:
 
  • TBI Practitioners and Consultants 
  • Rehabilitation Specialists and Program Managers 
  • Assisted Living Specialists
  • Medical Directors, Neuropsychologists & Neuroscientists
  • R&D Executives and Clinical Research Organizations
  • TBI Associations and Government Agencies 
  • Technology providers (assessment tool companies, concussion diagnosis, etc.)
This event will be free for survivors, their families and service providers and for everyone else a donation to local brain injury associations.
 
Please visit this page again soon for updates on participants, sponsors, exhibitors and the full agenda for this event or join our mailing list. 

Attendee Testimonials

The Arrowhead Conference is among the best TBI conferences around. Its the right size and duration, and showcases the best in the field.

Cheryl Wellington, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine , University of British Columbia

This conference was a comprehensive tour de force on the latest developments in TBI research, ranging from new molecular diagnostic tools to clinical trials of circuit-targeted therapeutics.... Read More

Shan Siddiqi, MD
Sidney R. Baer Fellow in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry , Harvard Medical School

The 10 Annual TBI meeting was a great learning experience and the real time ability to reach out to speakers and connect exceeded my expectations. This forum has already resulted in a potentially... Read More

Larry Brown, ScD
CSO and Executive VP , Noveome Biotherapeutics

Ideal program combination that includes basic TBI neuroscience and translational medicine presentations

Alexander Razumovsky
Vice President & Director , Sentient NeuroCare Services Inc.

Ideal program combination that includes basic TBI neuroscience and translational medicine presentations

B. Chandler May
Level I Trauma Physician , Cottage Health

Dynamic Speakers. Phenomenal Conference!

Candice Smith
Multidisciplinary TBI Injury Clinic, Research Nurse III, TBI Liaison , Vanderbilt University

Ideal program combination that includes basic TBI neuroscience and translational medicine presentations

Donna J. Edmonds
Chief Executive Officer , BrainBox Solutions

A very well organized and coherent conference with quality topics and speakers. Limiting the speakers to 20-25 minutes is an excellent format to maintain attention of audience.

Richard S. Lee
Neurologist, Acting Director , US Army Medical Command of the Intrepid Spirit Center (NICOE)

Fabulous experience, so worth the long travel. Quality speakers that added to a very valuable experience. Thank you

Lisa Falland
Student , University of Otago

Best TBI Conference I have attended in years

Michael Marino
Staff Physiatrist , Moss Rehab

A well organized conference of clinicians, scientists, innovators collaborating ideas and common goals to discover biomarkers and treatment of TBI

Malou Cristobal
Doctor of Physical Therapy , US Dept of Veterans Affairs, NY Harbour

...an informative review of current knowledge on devices and biomarkers developed for the TBI problem. ...This meeting provides an opportunity to bridge commercial and research know-how and forge... Read More

Timothy Van Meter
Head of R&D , ImmunArray/BrainBox Solutions

Great balance of basic science, diagnostics, clinical development and outcomes research

Dianne Langford
Professor , Temple University School of Mediciine

Best TBI conference available

Evan Unger
President & CEO , NuvOx Pharma

Very efficient exchange of top-notch well-spoken researchers in TBI research

Jon Dennis
Chair, Research Subcomittee , Project Brainsafe, Centracare Health

Stimulating!

Ina Wanner
Associate Research Neuroscientist , University of California Los Angeles

This is my first time at this conference. It was quite interesting and I have several ideas for clinical studies that I would like to investigate further

Roxanne Todor
Chief, Neurosurgery , Jacobi Medical Center

Outstanding variety and expertise of presenters and well managed by the conference chair.

Thomas Budinger
Professor , MUC Berkeley & Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Very good mixture of topics. Format suitable for networking

Marten Risling
Professor , Karolinska Institutet

Learned a lot, got up to speed on TBI field & therapeutics.

James Lechleiter
Professor , University of Texas San Antonio

This meeting is one of the best TBI meetings held in field

Kim Heidenreich
Professor Emeritus , University of Colorado School of Medicine

A consistently useful venue for updates on initiatives by biotechnology and scientists to improve diagnosis and treatment of TBI

Ronald Hayes
Founder and CSO , Banyan Biomarkers

Past Companies and Organizations in Attendance

Abbott Diagnostics • Accessible Connections • ABI Possibililties • Academic Medical Center (Netherlands) • Acorda Therapeutics • ACR Head Injury Institute • Adamas Pharmaceuticals • Adler School of Professional Psychology • Advanced Clinical Psychopharmacology • Alaska Brain Injury Network • Amarantus Bioscience, Inc. • American College of Radiology • American Life Science • Anvyl LLC • Athena Diagnostics, Inc. • Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • Avazzia • Avid Radiopharmaceuticals • B. Braun Medical Inc. • Banyan Biomarkers • Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center • Besins Critical Care • BHR Pharma, LLC • BioDirection, Inc. • Biogen Idec • Booz Allen Hamilton • Boston University • Brain & Spinal Injury Center, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, UCSF • Brain Injury Law Group • Brain Trauma Foundation • BrainFx • BRAVE Publications • Brown University • CACTIS Foundation • Cambridge Cognition • Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institutes of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center/The Geneva Foundation • Carolinas Healthcare System • Carolinas Medical Center • Center for BrainHealth • Center for International Rehabilitation • Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine • Cerora, Inc. • Cleveland Clinic • Clinical Research Management • Core Health Foundation • CyVek, Inc. • D.A. Hughes & Associates • Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention • DawnBio • Defence Research & Development Canada • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) • Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center • DSM Nutritional Products • Duke University Medical Center • Edge Therapeutics, Inc. • Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • Eisai Inc. • El Camino Hospital • Emmes • Emory University • EmpiriStat, Inc. • ESPN • ESSolutions, Inc. • Fabiani & Company • George Mason University • Georgetown University • Georgetown University Medical Center • Georgia Air National Guard • Georgia Insitute of Technology • Gladstone Institutes • H. Lundbeck A/S • Harvard University • Help Hope Live • Henry M. Jackson Foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine • Honeywell International Inc. • Hospira • Hyperbaric Services of the Palm Beaches • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai • ICSCI, Kennedy Krieger Institute • INCF • Innerspace, Inc. • Institute for Biological Research "Sinisa Stankovic" • Institute of Medicine • Iowa City VA Health Care System • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center • JBS International, Inc. • Johns Hopkins University • Johnson & Johnson • Kenergy Scientific, Inc. • Kennesaw State University • Kerby Forensic Psychiatric Center • Keystone Neuro-Rehab, Inc. • Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs • Lovelace Biomedical & Environmental Research Institute • Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute • Lpath, Inc. • Luis Salazar Geigel Foundation • Luoxis • Marine Corps/Wounded Warrior Regiment • Martek Biosciences Corporation • Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Mayo Clinic • McGill University Health Centre • McMaster University • mc10 • Media NeuroConsultants, Inc. • Medical College of Wisconsin • Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy • Medicortex • Mid Dakota Clinic • Mind Research Network • MIT Lincoln Laboratory • Moberg Research Inc. • Mount Sinai School of Medicine • National Institutes of Health • National Institutes of Health, NINDS • National Science Foundation • Neuro Assessment Systems • Neuro Kinetics, Inc. • NeuroHealing Pharmaceuticals Inc. • Neurologia Diagnostics LLC • NeurOp, Inc. • Neurovive Pharmaceutical AB • NIH, Laboratory of Diagnostic Radiology Research • Northern Regional Medical Command • NYU School of Medicine • Ohio State University • Oncolutions • One Mind for Research • ONG/MVAD • Oregon Health & Science University • Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics • Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital • Penn State University • Phillips Healthcare • PLC Diagnostics • Poplar Springs Hospital • Portable On-demand Diagnostics • PPITS/NICHD • PRA International • Prevacus, Inc. • Princeton University • Quanterix • Queen Mary University of London • Quest Diagnostics, Inc. • Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. • Randox Pharma Services • Reset Therapeutics Inc. • Rio Grande Neurosciences • Roche Diagnostics • Rocky Mountain Health Care Services • Rutgers University • Sage Therapeutics • SanBio, Inc. • sanofi aventis • Santa Catarina House LLC • Science Magazine • SciLucent, LLC • SFC Fluidics, LLC • Singulex • Smith-Kettlewell Insitute • SNBL USA • Spectrum Health Care • St. Michael's Hospital • Stable Solutions • Taipei Medical University • Taitung Christian Hospital • Team BLAST • Temple University • The Brain Institute • The CACTIS Foundation • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia • The George Washington University • The LSG Foundation • The Roskamp Institute, Inc. • The Third Military Medical University • Third Rock Ventures • Thomas Jefferson University • Tiber Creek Partners LLC • TOSI Inc .• Touchstone Neurorecovery Center • U.S. Army Research Laboratory • UC Denver Anschutz Medical Campus • UCLA • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences • University of California, Riverside • University of Colorado Denver • University of Connecticut • University of Erlangen • University of Florida • University of Illinois • University of Kansas • University of Maryland, Baltimore • University of Messina, Italy • University of Montana • University of Nebraska-Lincoln • University of New Mexico • University of North Carolina Charlotte • University of North Carolina Greensboro • University of Pennsylvania • University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia • University of Rochester Medical Center • University of Texas Medical Branch • University of Virginia • University of Washington • University of Wisconsin Madison • Upsher- Smith Laboratories, Inc. • Upward Bound • US Army • US Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA) • US Food & Drug Administration • US House of Representatives • US Navy • UT Dallas Center for Brain Health • UT Health Science Center • UT Southwestern Medical Center • VA Boston Healthcare System • VA Medical Center New Orleans • VA Palo Alto Health Care System • Vanderbilt University Medical Center • vasopharm GmbH • Virginia Biosciences Commercialization Center • Commonwealth University • Virginia Institute of Neuropsychiatry • VTC Research Institute • Walden University • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center • Wayne M. Alves Pharma Development Consulting • Wayne State University • Weill Cornell Medical College • West Virginia University • WETA • William Beaumont Army Medical Center • WRAIR • Wright State Research Institute • Wyoming Brain Injury Association • Yale School of Public Health

Who Should Attend

 
Bioengineers Neurobiologists Presidents
Biomedical Engineers Neurocritical Care Physicians Principal Investigators
Business Development Executives Neurological Surgeons Principal Scientists
Chief Executive Officers Neurologists Professors
Chief Medical Officers Neuropathologists Program Managers
Chief Operating Officers Neuropsychologists Psychiatrists
Chief Scientific Officers Neuroscientists Reg. Affairs Managers & Directors
Clinical Pharmacology Fellows Neurointensivists Research Associates
Clinical Researchers Nurses Research Directors
Consultants Medical Directors Research Fellows
Critical Care Physicians Medical Officers Research Scientists
Emergency Medicine Physicians Occupational Therapists Sales Managers and Directors
Group Leaders Physical Therapists Scientific Project Managers
Marketing Managers and Directors Physical Med. & Rehab. Physicians Scientists
Medical Science Liaisons Physicians  

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