Friday March 8

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Scientific Foundations, Methodologic Innovation

07:30-08:00 Registration and Breakfast
08:00-08:05 Welcome and Introduction of keynote speaker by Robert D. Stevens
08:05-08:35 Keynote 1: Biomarker-driven precision neurocritical care
Jose Suarez, Johns Hopkins University

Session 1 - Physiological biomarkers
Session Chair: Jan Claassen

08:35-09:05 High frequency EEG oscillations in epileptogenesis
Paul Vespa, UCLA
09:05-09:35 Pathophysiology and impact of cortical spreading depolarization
Jed A. Hartings, University of Cincinnati
09:35-10:05 Measuring autoregulation in the human brain
Kenneth Brady, Northwestern University
10:05-10:25 Break

Session 2 - Cellular biomarkers
Session Chair: Tarek Sharshar

10:25-10:55 The blood-brain barrier in acute neurological disorders
Martin Lauritzen, University of Copenhagen
10:55-11:25 Microglial activation in acute brain injury
Sujatha Kannan, Johns Hopkins University
11:25-11:55 Extracellular vesicles as markers and mediators of neurological diseases
Kenneth W Witwer, Johns Hopkins University
12:00-13:00 Lunch

Session 3 - Imaging biomarkers
Session Chair: Robert D. Stevens

13:00-13:30 Computational neuroimaging
Michael Miller, Johns Hopkins University
13:30-14:00 Advanced mapping to probe the unconscious brain
Melanie Boly, University of Wisconsin Madison
14:00-14:30 Molecular imaging in brain disorders
Jennifer Coughlin, Johns Hopkins University
14:30-14:50 Break

Session 4 - Multi-omics biomarkers
Session Chair: Christos Lazaridis


Genetics of vascular and traumatic brain injury: from biological mechanism to drug target
Jonathan Rosand, MGH/Harvard University


Next generation protein biomarkers in traumatic brain injury
Denes Agoston, Uniformed Services University


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March 8th-9th, 2019 Washington DC

Hilton Garden Inn Reagan National Airport

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