Session Title 1:
Keynote Lecture: The Changing Landscape of TBI Care, Research and the Role of Neurosurgery
Session Title 2:
Prediction of Recovery from Mild to Moderate TBI
Session Title 3:
Moral Boundaries of Care in Severe TBI
Andrew I.R. Maas is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and also holds the positions of Past President of the International Neurotrauma Society, Chairman of the European Brain Injury Consortium and member of the Neurotraumatology Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. He is a general neurosurgeon with specific interest in traumatic brain injury and neurointensive care.
His research interests are:
- Clinical trial design and analysis in Traumatic Brain Injury
- Prognosis in Traumatic Brain Injury
- Individualized Targeted Management in Neurocritical care
- Quality of Life after brain injury
In 2003 he was awarded an NIH-R01 grant (2003-2011) on the research project: “Clinical Trial Design and Analysis in Traumatic Brain Injury”, which has come to be known as the IMPACT project. This collaborative venture between the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the University of Edinburgh and the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond USA has been very successful. He has also received funding from the Flemish Institute for Science and Technology for a project concerning Individualized Targeted Management in Neurocritical care (2009- 2012). This concerns a collaborative project between the departments of Neurosurgery, Intensive Care Medicine and Neuroradiology in the University Hospital Antwerp.