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:
 
Listen, learn and ask questions in the education theatre - hear from the top people in the TBI field like:
 
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.