6th Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress

Sixth Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress

Sixth Annual Brain Mapping Day at Congress

6th Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress is joint event between Congressional Neuroscience Caucus and the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), Brain Mapping Foundation and National Center for NanoBioElectronics aimed at educating policymakers about the state-of-the art diagnostics and therapeutics in clinical translational neuroscience.

Wednesday - March 8, 2017, 9AM-10AM EST
419 Dirksen Senate Office Building
United States Congress, Washington DC

View Congressional Invitation Letter

Moderated by:
Babak Kateb, MD, Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors | President of Brain Mapping Foundation | Director of National Center for NanobioElectronics and Scientific Director of California Neurosurgical Institute | Chairman of the G20 Summit World Brain Mapping Initiative (Neuroscience-20).

Topics and Panelists:

9:20-9:25 AM
Brainstem disorders and neuroplasticity in Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, PTSD
J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D.
14th President of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT)
Director, War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC)
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Clinical Professor (affiliated), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

9:25-9:30 AM
Intraoperative Brain Mapping for Brain Tumor and Epilepsy
Warren Wilson Boling, Jr, MD
President Elect-Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery Loma Linda University, School of Medicine

9:30-9:35 AM
Advanced diagnostics and non-invasive treatments for brain injury
Maheen Mausoof Adamson, PhD
Member of the Advisory board of SBMT
Senior Scientific Research Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
Clinical Associate Professor Affiliated Neurosurgery & Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
DVBIC, VA Palo Alto and Stanford University School of Medicine

9:35-9:40 AM
Advanced Energy Absorbing Materials for Protection and Prevention of Brain Damage
Afsaneh Rabiei, PhD
Member of the scientific board of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT)
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Professor of Biomedical engineering, North Carolina State University

9:40-9:45 AM
Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Lives by Improving Brain Circuitry
Mark Liker, MD, FAANS, FACS
Assistant Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Neurosurgery,
Founder and CEO, California Neurosurgical Institute

9:45-9:50 AM
Engineering Memories: Brain-Implantable Devices to Strengthen Memory Formation
Theodore W. Berger, PhD
Member of the Board of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT)
David Packard Professor of Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience, Director, Center for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California

9:50-9:55 AM
Neuroscience-20 and Brain Innovation and Technology Research Park Initiative (BITRP)
Babak Kateb, MD
Founding Chairman and CEO, Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT)
Scientific Director of California Neurosurgical Institute (CNI)