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1st International Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) on April 11, 2019

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The University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to host the 1st International Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury – Mechanisms and Protections on April 11, 2019. The specific objectives of the symposium are to (i) share state-of-the-art research on TBI mechanism and protection, (ii) foster greater research collaboration across disciplines, sectors, initiatives and countries and promote interactions between the TBI research community with the veteran community, contact sports community and others for education and outreach, (iii) identify knowledge gap on TBI research and exchange ideas to accelerate research progress for TBI mitigation. Details are available at www.uta.engineering/tbi 

This multi-disciplinary day-long symposium will include keynote lectures, invited technical talks on TBI mechanisms and Protections/Rehabilitations  and poster presentations.

Please email poster abstracts to tbi@uta.edu by March 7, 2019. For instructions, please visit https://www.uta.edu/engineering/conferences/tbi/abstracts.php

Confirmed speakers:

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Timothy Bentley, Program Manager, Office of Naval Research.
Dr. Albert King, NAE, Wayne State University

Invited Speakers

Dr. Christian Franck, University of Wisconsin Madison
Dr. David Camarillo, Stanford University
Dr. Amit Bagchi and team, The US Naval Research Laboratory
Dr. Doug Dederman and team, The Sandia National Laboratory
Dr. Michelle Schwalbe, Director BMSA and CATS, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 
Dr. Kathleen Gilpin, Neuroscientist and Lieutenant Commander, US Navy Reserve
Dr. Michael Motes, University of Texas Dallas
Dr. Steven Schmied, University of Tasmania and LAR, Australia
Dr. Manolis Gavaises, City University of London, UK

We look forward to meeting you all at our campus. 

On behalf of the symposium organizers,

Dr. Ashfaq Adnan (Symposium Chair)

Associate Professor
aadnan@uta.edu | WH 315B | (817) 272-2006
http://www.uta.edu/faculty/aadnan/

Co-organizers

Dr. Michael Cho, Chair, BE, UTA
Mr. James Kumm, Executive Director for Veterans Programs, UTA
Dr. Steven Schmied, University of Tasmania and LAR, Australia
Dr. Venu Varanasi, Nursing/MSE, UTA
Dr. Erin Carlson, Public Health, UTA
Ms. Becky Baird, Nursing, UTA

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