July 11-12, 2019
Imperial College, United Kingdom
This conference included multidisciplinary presentations that delved into a broad range of topics related to military and civilian blast injury. It provided a stimulating environment where international and UK researchers, clinicians, and specialists from across the research pipeline showcased their discoveries; reinforced existing and sparked new collaborations; and shared knowledge and awareness in topics associated with blast injury. CNRM's Director, Dr. David Brody, attended this event and gave a plenary presentation entitled "Blast-related Concussive Traumatic Brain Injuries from the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan." To read more about this conference, please visit https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/192053/engineering-medicine-science-combine-2019-blast/.
June 29-July 3, 2019
Wyndham Grand Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
The theme of this year’s Symposium was “Bridging Gaps in Understanding the Neurobiology and Neurotechnology of Function after Neurotrauma.” This meeting brought together scientists, clinicians, and health-care providers, who are dedicated to the study of neurotrauma, to translate research-generated knowledge into improved patient care.
June 27, 2019
Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD
The National Institute of Nursing Research’s (NINR) Division of Intramural Research hosted a scientific symposium to mark the launch of its new NINR-led Symptom Science Center, a trans-NIH resource for the scientific community. The event featured a keynote address from Dr. Michael Gottesman, NIH Deputy Director for Intramural Research; an introduction to the Symptom Science Center; scientific panels on cancer-related symptoms, patient-reported outcomes and symptom science at the NIH Clinical Center, and symptom clusters in concussions; and a poster session. For more information, please visit the meeting’s website at https://www.ninr.nih.gov/sscevent.
June 5-6, 2019
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Washington D.C.
This two day, invitation-only event gave attendees a well-rounded assessment of the current TBI research, policy, and clinical care landscape. It focused on the taxonomy and nosology of chronic TBI sequelae; challenges and opportunities in clinical practice and development; and the etiology and mechanisms of persistent symptoms. The meeting’s sessions helped develop a roadmap for advancing translational science for TBI.
May 16-17, 2019
The Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA
This conference brought together researchers and clinicians from industry, academia, the military, and the government to present ground-breaking research in a variety of areas related to TBI. This event provided an opportunity for a variety of stakeholders to present original research and analysis that provided a full picture of the progress made towards better diagnosis, treatment and long-term care for TBI survivors.
March 25, 2019
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program's (CDMRP) Combat Readiness-Medical Research Program FY 19 Stakeholders Meeting
Fort Detrick, Maryland
This meeting brought together experts from a wide range of subject areas to identify knowledge gaps, outcomes,and product needs for the state of the science and patients.