8th AMN Congress 2010

May 18-20, 2010

May 18-20, 2010
Time schedule
See the program below
Burlington | USA

Scientific Program

Day 1 | May 18th, 2010

Workshop Sports Concussion and Related Educational Issues
07:30 Registration
08:30 David Mulholland | Welcome Address: How Much of Whatever It Is?
09:00 Matt Gammons | Our Current Knowledge
10:30 Morning Refreshments
10:45 Barbara Wilson | Practical Help for People with Memory Problems
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Barbara Wilson | Rehabilitation for People with Executive Deficits
14:45 Afternoon Refreshments
15:00 Matt Gammons, Michael Finnegan | Sample Cases & Discussions
15:00 AMN Board Meeting
16:30 David Mulholland | Closing
19:00 Congress Reception

Day 2 | May 19th, 2010

Session 1 Overview: Accidents, Violence, & War | Chairpersons: Wen-Ta Chiu, A. Vlad Ciurea, David Mulholland
08:30 David Mulholland, Wen-Ta Chiu | Opening
08:50 A. V. Ciurea | Penetrating Head Wounds in Civilian Life
09:20 Michael Jaffee | Overview of DoD TBI and Battlefield Initiatives
10:00 Glenn Ellis | The Prevalence and Nature of TBI and Spinal Cord Injury in Urban Youth
10:30 Morning Refreshments
Session 2 Developments in Neurorehabilitation | Chairpersons: Barbara Wilson, Lee Crocker
10:45 Barbara Wilson | Recent developments in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: the past five years
11:15 Wen-Ta Chiu | Update on the Field of Neurotraumatology
11:40 Lee Crocker | The Phenomenon of Internet Addiction in the Cognitively-Impaired Brain
12:00 Lunch
Session 3 Brain Research in Music and the Arts | Chairpersons: Michael Thaut, Zhang Tong, Eric Muncert
13:00 Michael Thaut | From Neuromusicology to Neurologic Music Therapy — Neuroscientific Foundations and Clinical Applications
13:30 Zhang Tong | Using Musical Instruments to Improve Motor Function of Upper Limbs of Stroke Patients
13:50 Eric Muncert | Training Percussion Therapy Techniques To Occupational Therapists Via Technology Gateways
14:10 Adrienne Major | Depictions of TBI and SCI in Popular Literature
14:30 Judith Lindstedt / Robert Fay | Enabling Catharthesis Through Film
15:00 Afternoon Refreshments
Session 4 Neuroprotection: Related Concepts & Current Challenges in SCI and TBI | Chairpersons: Dafin Muresanu, Klaus von Wild
15:15 Dafin Muresanu | Neuroprotection related concepts and current challenges in TBI and SCI
A.V Ciurea | Cerebrolysin, Important Therapeutic Factor in Global Out- come in Severe Brain Injuries
Klaus von Wild | What Quality of Life Following TBI—Can Encephalotropic Drugs Influence TBI Outcome?
16:15 AMN Members Meeting
18:00 Dinner
20:00 Film Opening
21:30 Reception

Day 3 | May 20th, 2010

Session 5 Innovation, Technology & Research | Kevin Wang, Jacques de Reuck
08:00 Kevin Wang | TBI Biomarkers: from Bench to Bedside
08:30 Linda Papa | Biomarkers for Mild-Moderate TBI
09:00 Amy Wagner | TBI Biomarkers for Neuro-Rehabilitation
09:30 Jeff Schwartz | (Frontal Lobe Science Update)
10:00 Morning Refreshments
Session 6 Innovation, Technology & Research: Measurement | Chairpersons: Nicole von Steinbüchel, Jacques de Reuck
10:15 Jacques de Reuck | Comparison of 7 and 3 Tesla MRI with the Neuropathology Assessment of Cerebral Bleeds
10:45 Nicole von Steinbüchel | Quality of Life after Brain Injury (QOLIBRI) – TBI—Specific Scale and Correlates of Quality of Life
11:15 Armando Miciano | Utilization of the AMA Guide in Evaluating Chronic Pain in Mild TBI (MTBI)
11:45 David Mulholland | The Importance of Eye and Body Movement and Prediction in Survey Use: A Literature Review
12:00 Lunch
Practical Challenges of Serving Crime Victims with TBIs | Will Marling (National Organization for Victims Assistance)
Session 7 Community Integration | Chairpersons: Jan Schwab, Armando Miciano, Brent Betit
13:00 Karl Hursey | Community Integrated Rehabilitation for Military Survivors of Neurotrauma
13:20 Brent Betit | The Therapeutic Value of Universal Design in Cognitive Rehabilitation
13:40 Eric Hermans | Problems Encountered by Children and Families Following Rehabilitation for Pediatric Brain Injury in the Netherlands
14:00 Armanda Miciano | Life Care Planning in Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI): Economic and Societal Issues
14:20 Jan Schwab | Spinal Cord Injury Immune Depression Syndrome (SCI-IDS) - functional implications
14:40 Jacques de Reuck | Risk factors for seizures related to cerebral contusions in the adult.
15:00 Afternoon Refreshments
Session 8 Drug Therapies: Development, Treatment, & Outcomes | Chairpersons: Donald Stein, Kuo-Sheng Hung, Wai Poon
15:20 Donald Stein | Progesterone and its Metabolites in the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury and Other CNS Disorders
15:40 Kuo-Sheng Hung | New drug development and evaluation on traumatic brain injury
16:00 Wai Poon | The impact of the hormone-active female gender on TBI clinical outcome
18:00 Dinner with Live Music by Gypsy Reel

AMN 2010
in numbers

18-20 May 2010
33 speakers
8 Sessions
1 Workshop

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