3rd Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress

Third Annual Brain Mapping Day at Congress

A Congressional Brief on the state-of-the-art in Brain Mapping, Therapeutics & Translational Multi-speciality Neuroscience

Organizers: Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), Brain Mapping Foundation and Congressional Neuroscience Caucus

Location: Gold Room in Rayburn building,
United States Congress, Washington DC
Tuesday May 20th, 2014, 8-10AM EST

View Congressional Invitation Letter

Third Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress

8:10-8:15
Award Presentation to the Honorable Congressman Fattah

8:20-8:35
2014 SBMT-BMF Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award Recipient
Congressman Chaka Fattah,
The United States Congressman from
2nd District of Pennsylvania, USA

8:40-8:45
New Ways to Measure Brain Activity
Geoff Ling, MD, PhD, FAAN
Director of Biological Technologies, Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA),
Professor and Acting Chair of the Department of Neurology,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), USA

8:45-8:50
Mapping Brain Function - A Key to Finding Effective Treatments for TBI and PTSD
Timothy J. O'Leary, MD, PhD
Acting Chief R&D Officer
The US Department of Veterans Affairs,
Office of Research & development, USA

8:50-8:55
Neuroimaging of Brain Injury in the US Military
James P. Kelly, MA, MD, FAAN, FANA
Director, National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA

8:55-9:00
Ambulance Based Treatment for Acute Stroke
Eric M. Bailey, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO, Neurologica Corporation, USA

9:00-9:05
Creating Windows into the Brain: The Emerging Synergy of Neuroscience and Medical Devices
Timothy Denison, Ph.D.
Director of Core Technology, Technical Fellow,
Medtronic Corporation, USA

9:05-9:10
Brain Mapping During Awake Brain Surgery
Ramin Rak, M.D., F.A.A.N.S.
Attending Neurosurgeon, North Shore-LIJ Health Systems, Winthrop University Hospital, Catholic Health System, Long Island, NY; SBMT Board Member; Director, Brain tumor program, North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital
Co-surgical Director& Director of Awake Craniotomy & Brain Mapping Program, Long Island Brain Tumor Center, USA

9:10-9:15
Los Alamos Contributions to Next Generation Brain Mapping and Therapeutics
David Pesiri, PhD
Director, The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

9:15-9:20
Functional imaging in the pediatric brain
Michael R. Yochelson, MD, MBA
Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, SBMT Board Member
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Professor, Clinical Neurology & Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine
Georgetown University, USA

9:20-9:25
The Cyberbrain project: monitoring and modulation of brain function using wireless brain electrodes
Pantaleo Romanelli, MD
Scientific Director, AB Medica, SBMT Board Member
Scientist, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Scientific Director, CDI, Milano, Italy

9:25-9:30
Impact of Neurological Disorders on the World Economy, A $1T Question?
Kirsty Duncan, PhD
Member of Parliament of Canada
Professor of Health Studies at University of Toronto
Member of Board of Directors of SBMT,
Recipient of 2012 SBMT-BMF Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award

Moderator:
Dr. Babak Kateb | Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors|CEO and Scientific Director|
Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT)| Director of National Centre for Nano-Bio-Electronics (NCNBE)| Scientist| Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute| Department of Neurosurgery| Cedars Sinai Medical Center| Chief Editor| SBMT-PLoSOne NeuroMapping & Therapeutics| Editor of The Textbook of Nanoneuroscience and Nanoneurosurgery|
President and Scientific Director of Brain Mapping Foundation|

9:35-10:00 Discussion Program End Sharp at 10AM EST