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NTL, Issue 32

                        A Quarterly E-Publication of the International Brain Injury Association     In This Issue:   Interview with Ronald Savage, EdD The Role of Oculomotor Function in the Assessment of Traumatic Brain InjuryMarilyn F. Kraus The Clinical ...

Obama Administration Pledges Support for Brain Research

The focus on neuroscience and brain research has gained much recent attention throughout academic medicine centers.   The advances in neuroradiological investigation and the advance of molecular biology study of brain development and function has significantly increased over the last decade.  ...

Recent Articles of Note

  Bennett Colomer C, Solari Vergara F, Tapia Perez F, Miranda Vasquez F, Horlacher Kunstmann A, Parra Fierro G, Salazar Zenkovich C. Delayed Intracranial Hypertension and Cerebral Edema in Severe Pediatric Head Injury: Risk Factor Analysis. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013 Apr ...

The Clinical Utility of the S100Β Protein during Traumatic Brain Injury Management

 By: Juan Jose Egea-Guerrero, MD, PhD; Francisco Murillo-Cabezas, MD, PhD; José León-Carrión, PhD     INTRODUCTION Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has a tremendous impact on public health and social-sanitary resources. It remains the primary cause of death and disability among young adults.  ...

Interview with Ronald Savage, Ed.D.

FOCUS:      Ronald C. Savage,  Ed.D Dr. Ron Savage has worked with children, adolescents and young adults with neuro-developmental disabilities (i.e., acquired brain injuries, autism, developmental disabilities and other neurological disabilities) for over 40 years. He is currently the President of ...

The Role of Oculomotor Function in the Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury

  By:  Marilyn F. Kraus     Introduction  The frontal cortices are particularly vulnerable to traumatic brain injury (TBI) across all severities of  injury. They are a common site of direct contusion. Also, diffuse axonal injury (DAI), which results in ...

The Role of Oculomotor Function in the Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury

    By:  Marilyn F. Kraus     Introduction  The frontal cortices are particularly vulnerable to traumatic brain injury (TBI) across all severities of  injury. They are a common site of direct contusion. Also, diffuse axonal injury (DAI), which results ...

Tenth Congress on Brain Injury

Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury QUICK MENU Welcome LetterInternational Scientific Planning CommitteeNational Scientific Planning CommitteeAbstractsCongress OverviewAwards Social Media Congress Location and HotelEndorsing OrganizationsDelegate RegistrationExhibit and SupportSecretariat WELCOME! The IBIA International Scientific Planning Committee and National Scientific Planning Committee would like to invite ...

European Brain Injury Society

Among EBIS’s goals, one is to promote TBI rehabilitation and social reinsertion. Another EBIS aim is to press governing authorities to reduce the diversity in care and rehabilitation opportunities in legal systems across Europe. The decision to organize two meetings ...

Latin American Brain Injury Consortium (LABIC)

In the last 50 years, national and international collaboration for large trials worldwide has become a real need and specially for achieving better patients’ outcomes. Concerning the acute brain pathology, the need of this collaboration was enough justified by EBIC ...