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ЕЕG and ERP markers of mental recovery after TBI
Elena Sharova*1, Oleg Zaitsev2, Lyubov Oknina1, Natalia Zakharova2, Marina Chelyapina1
1The Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of the RAS, Russia, 2The Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute of the RAMS, Russia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Before-After Cohort Model for Evaluating the Impact of Implementing the Prehospital Guidelines for Severe TBI in a Statewide EMS System: The EPIC Study
Daniel Spaite*1, Bentley Bobrow2, Uwe Stolz1, Joshua Gaither1, Duane Sherrill3, Chad Viscusi1, Kurt Denninghoff1
1Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, University of Arizona, USA, 2Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of EMS and Trauma System, USA, 3University of Arizona College of Public Health, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A Case series Report to propose for a Consistent Pharmocological regieme to facilitate recovery in Vegetative State / Minimal Conscious state following Severe traumatic Brain injury
Vaidya Bala1
1The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre, Australia, 2The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Comparison of Functional Outcomes for Brain Injured and Non-Brain Injured Patients.
Natasha Williams*2, Lynne Turner-Stokes3, Gita Ramdharry1
1St George's University Of London, UK, 2King's College Hospital, UK, 3Northwick Park Hospital, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A COMPREHENSIVE FOLLOW-UP-PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
Torhild Berntsen*, Mia Myhre, Hilde Dahl
Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A Controlled Treatment Study of a Novel Group Intervention for Memory Impairment
Therese O'Neil-Pirozzi*1, Mel Glenn2, Richard Goldstein2, Gary Strangman3
1Northeastern University, USA, 2Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, USA, 3Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
A Correlative Study of the Self-Reported Pain Disability Questionnaire, from the AMA Guides 6th Edition, and the Clinician-Derived Physical Performance Tests on Subjects with Traumatic Brain Injury >Two Years and with Chronic Pain: Case Series
Armando Miciano, M.D.*1, Monique David, R.N.1, Chad Cross, PhD, PStat(R)2
1Nevada Rehabilitation Institute, USA, 2Crossroads Wellness, LLC, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A descriptive portrait of mild traumatic brain injury patients referred to a university hospital
Eirik Vikane*1, Cecilie Røe2, Jan Sture Skouen3
1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway, 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital, Norway, 3Physiotherapy Research Group, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A follow-up study of psychological problems after stroke
Birgit Gurr*, Cornelius Muelenz
Bournemouth University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A Hole in One: An interdisciplinary approach to neuropsychological rehabilitation.
Leyla Prince*, Rachel Winson, Jill Winegardner
The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Hypoxic Insult in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Enhances Cerebral Inflammatory Cytokines, Serum Biomarkers, and Blood Brain Barrier Dysfunction Associated with Unfavourable outcome.
Edwin Yan1, Laveniya Satgunaseelan1, Nicole Bye1, Jeffrey Rosenfeld2, Cristina Morganti-Kossmann*1
1National Trauma Research Institute, Alfred Hospital & Department of Surgery Monash University, Australia, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Alfred Hospital & Department of Surgery Monash University, Australia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
A mechanism for the neuroprotective effect of ampicillin: upregulation of glutamate transporter-1
Kyung-Eon Lee1, Kyung-Ok Cho1, Su-Ja Oh2, Mun-Yong Lee2, Seong Yun Kim*1
1The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Dept of Pharmacology, Republic of Korea, 2The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Dept of Anatomy, Republic of Korea
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Mouse Model of Mild Repeat Head Injury: Initial Characterization with Evidence of Multifocal Axonal Injury and Neuroinflammatory Responses
Leyan Xu1, Jiwon Ryu1, Tong Li1, Christina Marmarou2, Vassilis Koliatsos*1
1Division of Neuropathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Facial Nerve Disorders following Acquired Brain Injury
Tami Konieczny*1, Scott Bartlett1, William Katowitz1, Brian Dunham1, Canice Crerand1, Meg Ann Maguire1, Leanne Magee1, Oksana Jackson1
1Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, 2Pearlman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 23 (Pediatric - Epidemiology)  - 
A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Mild TBI: Early Predictors of Persistent Post Concussive Syndrome
Patricia Dischinger1, Gabriel Ryb*1, Robert Kane2, Terry Lee-Wilk3, William Romani1, Colin Mackenzie1, Kimberly Auman1, Joseph Kufera1
1University of Maryland, USA, 2Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, USA, 3Veterans Administration Hospital, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 20 (Adult - Mild TBI Assessment)  - 
A murine model of brain death: An opportunity for future mechanistic studies on treatment for donor lung injury
Shana Wauters, Jana Somers*, Erik Verbeken, Johannes van Loon, Geert Verleden, Dirk Van Raemdonck
KULeuven, Belgium
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 4 (Pediatric - Animal Treatment & Pathology, Human Models & Outcome)
A new technique of Ex-vivo moulded cranioplasty using PMMA
yanish bhanot*1, Sujay Rao2
1SDRD hospital Valla, India, 2St Philomena's Hospital, India
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
A novel technique for trauma surgery
Iype Cherian*1, Ghuo Yi2, Sanju lama3
1College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal, 2Affiliated Hospital of Hebei University, China, 3University of Calgary, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A pilot study on the effects of the Care Programme Approach in Japan (CPA-J) for impaired self-awareness and denial
Mayumi Hirozane*1, Naotsugu Hirabayashi2, Masuhiro Sakata2, Tomomi Sugiyama2, Yukiko Mizuno2, Yu Namihisa2
1Teikyo Heisei University, Japan, 2National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Population Based Perspective of Acquired Brain Injury in Older Adults: How Do They Happen?
Vincy Chan*1, Angela Colantonio1, Amy Chen2, Brandon Zagorski1, Daria Parsons3, Rika Vander Laan3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A Population-Based, Inception Cohort Study of the Incidence and Prognosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury After Motor Vehicle Collisions
J. David Cassidy*1, Eleanor Boyle2, Linda Carroll3
1University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 2University Health Network, Canada, 3University of Alberta, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
A Preliminary Investigation into Empathic Responding after Traumatic Brain Injury
Nicole Paterson*, Tom McMillan, Marc Obonsawin
University of Glasgow, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
“A problem shared is half a problem”: A qualitative evaluation of multi-family groups for acquired brain injury
Grace Couchman, Jennie Ponsford, Genevieve McMahon*, Amber Kelly
School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A prospective study comparing Titanium Cranioplasty versus Hydroxyapatite Cranioplasty after brain injury.
Anuj Bahl*1, Saurabh Sinha2, Dev Bhattacharya1
1Royal Hallamshire Hospital, UK, 2Sheffield Children's Hospital, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A prospective study of neuropsychological recovery following acquired brain injury in children and young people
Kristina Vella*1, Jane Williams2, David Walker1, Nadina Lincoln1, William Whitehouse1
1University of Nottingham, UK, 2Nottingham Children's Hospital, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A prospective study to evaluate a residential community reintegration program for patients with chronic acquired brain injury.
Gert Geurtsen*1, Caroline van Heugten2, Juan Martina1, Sander Geurts3
1Rehabilitation Medical Center Groot Klimmendaal, The Netherlands, 2Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 3Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 27 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention)  - 
A Regression Based Approach to Estimating Premorbid Functioning in The Older Adult Population Using Four Tests of Executive Function
Bruce Downey*, John Crawford, Angus Lorimer
Aberdeen Unicersity, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Retrospective Analysis of Vertical Heterophoria Treatment and Amelioration of Post-concussive Disorder Symptoms Via a Multifaceted Assessment Battery
Mark Rosner*1, Debby Feinberg4, Jennifer Doble2, Arthur Rosner3
1University of Michigan, USA, 2St Joseph Mercy Hospital, USA, 3William Beaumont Hospital, USA, 4Vision Specialists Institute, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A speech expression disorder in patients with severe diffuse brain injury who emerged from a vegetative or minimally conscious state
Jun Shinoda*, Yoshiya Toyoshima, Yoshitaka Asano, Tatsuki Aki, Shinogo Yonezawa, Shunsuke Takenaka
Chubu Medical Center for Prolonged Traumatic Brain Dysfunction, Kizawa Memorial Hospital and Department of Clinical Brain Sciences, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A study of impairment and participation in children with Brain Tumours in the United Kingdom (UK)
Fiona Adcock*1, Amos Burke1, Gita Ramdharry1
1The Children's Trust, UK, 2Department of Paediatric Oncology & Haemotology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK, 3St Georges, University of London/Kingston University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A study on expression ofTGF-β1 and MVD following traumatic brain injury in rats
Gao Yilu*, Jiang Nan, Shen Jianhong
Department of Neurosurgery, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A study on the Influence of Neck on Brain Responses under Blast Loading
Ghodrat Karami, Mariusz Ziejewski*, Venkata Dirisila
North Dakota State University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
A Systematic Review of Interventions for Communication Deficits Post ABI
Penny Welch-West1, Connie Ferri1, Jo-Anne Aubut*1, Robert Teasell1
1Regional Rehabilitation Acquired Brain Injury Program - Neuro Trauma, Parkwood Hospital - St. Joseph’s Health Care London,, Canada, 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 3Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital,, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A Systematic Review of Treatments for Vestibular Dysfunction Post ABI
Jo-Anne Aubut*1, Shawn Marshall1, Gabrielle Willems1, Robert Teasell1
1Parkwood Hospital, SJHC, Canada, 2Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Canada, 3Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa,, Canada, 4Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London ON, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
A unique program for psychosocial support for survivors and caregivers after brain injury
Patty Van Belle*1, Judith Zadoks2
1Charosa Consultancy, The Netherlands, 2Zadoks Consultancy, The Netherlands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
ABI and gaming
Arend de Kloet*1, Monique Berger1, Thea Vliet Vlieland1, Inge Verhoeven1
1The Hague University, The Netherlands, 2Sophia Rehabilitation, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
ABI in children and youth: incidence and causes in Holland
Arend de Kloet1, Sander Hilberink1, Marij Roebroeck1, Coriene Catsman1, Suzanne Lambregts*1, Frederike van Markus1, Els Peeters1
1The Hague University, The Netherlands, 2Sophia Rehabilitation, The Netherlands, 3Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Actual Status of the People with Brain Injury in Japan and Tasks to be solved
Yoshimichi Ogawa*1, Etsuko Higashikawa2
1Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan, 2Japan Traumatic Brain Injury Association, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Acupuncture for rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury: a prospective, randomized, single-blind, controlled study.
Shao-qi HE*1, Jian-dan MIAO2, Xiang-zhao XI3, Guo-jing YANG1, Cheng-xuan TANG1, Xiao-jun TANG1, Yi-jiang HUANG1, Hai-ping HOU3, Yong Li3
1Department of orthopaedic surgery, Ruian people’s hospital, China, 2Department of neurosurgery, Ruian people’s hospital, China, 3Rehabilitation Medicine Center, Ruian People’s Hospital Red Cross Branch, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Acupuncture Treatment Attenuates Excitability of Spinal Motor Neuron and Spastic Muscle Overactivity in Patients with Persistent Disturbance of Consciousness following Traumatic Brain Injury
Jun Matsumoto*, Tatsuki Aki, Norio Nishiyama, Ryuji Okumura, Seisuke Fukuyama, Yukari Kanematsu, Shingo Yonezawa, Yoshitaka Asano, Jun Shinoda
Chubu Medical Center for Prolonged Traumatic Brain Dysfunction, Kizawa Memorial Hospital, and Department of Clinical Brain Science, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Acute Assessment of Brain Injuries in Ground Level Falls
Tiina Pöyry1, Teemu Luoto*1, Anneli Kataja2, Antti Brander2, Olli Tenovuo3, Grant Iverson4, Juha Öhman1
1Department of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 2Medical Imaging Centre, Department of Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 3Department of Neurology, University of Turku and Turku University Central Hospital, Finland, 4Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Acute clinical signs and outcome of concussions in National Hockey League (NHL) players
Paul Comper*1, Michael Hutchison2
1Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 2St. Michael's Hospital, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Acute Predictors of Functional Outcome of Senior Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Koichi Miyakoshi*, Shigeo Iai, Takumi Nasu, Takeshi Kasai, Hiromu Hadeishi
Kameda Medical Center, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Acute promyelocytic leukemia: A preventable cause for cerebrovascular stroke.
Safaa Ramadan*1, Tamer Fouad1, Laura Cicconi2, Francesco Lo-Coco2
1Deaprtment of Medical Oncology,NCI-Cairo Univeristy, Egypt, 2Department of Biopathology, University Tor Vergata, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Adaptation process for standing postural control on a foam rubber in individuals with hemiparesis
Kimitaka Hase*, Tomoko Obara, Yohei Otaka, Toshiyuki Fujiwara, Tetsuya Tsuji, Meigen Liu
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
ADOLESCENTS WITH AQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI) IN MAINSTRAM SCHOOL IN NORWAY - PROBLEMATIC MISMATCHES AND POSSIBILITIES
Eli Marie Killi1
1Øverby Resource Centre, Norway, 2Aarhus University, Denmark
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Age Stratified Normative Data for the ImPACT Neurocognitive Test Battery
Mark Lovell*1, Mathew Arffa1, Natalie Sandel1
1ImPACT Applications, USA, 2Oberlin College, USA, 3Widener Univeersity, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Age, genetics, and physiological insult: Determinants of childhood brain trauma recovery
Tsz-Yan Milly Lo*1, Patricia Jones2, Iain Chambers3, Robert Minns2
1Royal Hospital for Sick Children, UK, 2University of Edinburgh, UK, 3James Cook University Hospital, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
Agomelatine in the Treatment of Sleep Cycle Disorder Following Severe Haemorrhagic Brain Injury
Brian O'Neill*1, Gemma Findlay2, Rebecca Slade3, Maria Gardani4, Tom Cullen5
1University of Stirling, UK, 2Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, UK, 3University of Edinburgh, UK, 4University of Glasgow, UK, 5Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 30 (Adult - Drug Treatments)  - 
Altered structural networks in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury: A graph theoretical analysis
Karen Caeyenberghs1, Alexander Leemans2, Marcus Heitger*1, David Drijkoningen1, Catharine Vander Linden3, Stefan Sunaert4, Stephan Swinnen1
1Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, KULeuven, Belgium, 2Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands, 3Child Rehabilitation Centre, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium, 4Department of Radiology, University Hospital, KULeuven, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
Ambulatory psychotherapy of patients with traumatic brain injury: preliminary results of an individual neuro-systemic approach
Laurent Wiart*, Jean Michel Mazaux, Jean Marc Destaillats, Edwige Richer
University Hospital, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
An auto-ethnographic study exploring the experience of brain injury and the impact of rehabilitation on the process of recovery
Simon Bromley
Coventry University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
An evaluation of the effect of a Transitional Team on complex discharges from the Regional Neurobehavioural Inpatient Service.
Laura Shotton*, Louise Jones, Janet Grace
Walkergate Park Centre for Neuro-Rehabilitation and Neuro-Psychiatry. Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
An External Validation of the PECARN Clinical Decision Rule for CT Head Imaging of Infants with Minor Head Injury
Gordon Fuller*1, Joel Dunning2, John Batchelor3, Fiona Lecky1
1University of Manchester, UK, 2James Cook University Hospital, UK, 3Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
An fMRI Study of Prefrontal Cortical Function in Normal Subjects While Performing the Williams Inhibition Test
Artemisa Rocha Dores*1, Fernando Barbosa2, Sandra Guerreiro3, Isabel Almeida4, Miguel Castelo Branco5, Gil Cunha5, Liliana de Sousa6, Alexandre Castro-Caldas7
1Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto (ICBAS-UP); Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto, Instituto Politécnico do Porto (ESTSP-IPP); Laboratório de Reabilitaçã, Portugal, 2Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade do Porto (FPCEUP), Portugal, 3Centro de Reabilitação Profissional de Gaia (CRPG); Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade do Porto (FPCEUP), Portugal, 4Centro de Reabilitação Profissional de Gaia (CRPG), Portugal, 5Brain Imaging Network Portugal (BING/ANIFC), Portugal, 6Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto (ICBAS-UP), Portugal, 7Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (ICS-UCP), Portugal
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
An in vitro model of blast-induced traumatic brain injury.
Gwen B. Effgen*1, Matthew B. Panzer2, Cameron 'Dale' Bass2, David F. Meaney3, Barclay Morrison III1
1Columbia University, USA, 2Duke University, USA, 3University of Pennsylvania, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
AN INTEGRATED COLLABORATIVE SERVICE-DELIVERY MODEL FOR PATIENTS WITH TBI AND SCI
David Chesire*1, Kerry Maher2, Kamela Scott1
1University of Florida, USA, 2Brooks Rehabilitation, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
An interdisciplinary intervention of prolonged ankle stretch in patients with severe traumatic brain injury – a pilot study
Stine Susanne Dahl*1, Ida McAdam Eriksen1, Beate Storløs1, Frank Becker2, Birgitta Langhammer3
1Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Brain Injuries, Norway, 2University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Norway, 3Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
An Investigation into the Ecological Validity of Virtual Reality Measures of Planning and Prospective Memory in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
Fiona Scott*, Satu Baylan, Andrew Wood, Jonathan Evans
University of Glasgow, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
An Investigation of Biological Ageing Processes Following Head Injury
Maria Gardani*1, Thomas McMillan1, Paul Shiels2, Liane McGlyn2, Elaine Stewart1
1Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, UK, 2Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 29 (Adult - Aging)  - 
An open label prospective study on the effect of zolpidem in chronic disorders of consciousness
Marie Thonnard*, Olivia Gosseries, Athena Demertzi, Zulay Lugo, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Camille Chatelle, Aurore Thibaut, Vanessa Charland, Steven Laureys
Coma Science Group, Neurology Dept & Cyclotron Research Centre, University Hospital & University of Liège, Belgium
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
An open trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction(MBSR) with a mixed brain injury population.
Joanne Azulay*2, Tasha Mott2, Keith D. Cicerone2, Colette M. Smart1
1University of Victoria, Canada, 2JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Istitute, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
“An Undercurrent into the Rest of your Life”: Cranioplasty and the Narratives of People who have had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Katy Flynn*, Stephen Weatherhead, Anna Daiches
Lancaster University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Analysis of Neural Correlates of Disorder of Consciousness in Post-Anoxic Patients by Resting State fMRI and Stimulation Paradigms: Preliminary Data
Mario Stanziano1, Anna Estraneo*2, Luigi Trojano3, Pasquale Moretta2, Michele Papa1
1Neural Network Lab., Second University of Naples, Italy, 2Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Italy, 3Neuropsychology Lab., Dept. of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Anti-Seizure Prophylaxis Is Unnecessary After Traumatic Brain Injury
Eric Roberts, Donald Johnson, Julia Paul, Indermeet Bhullar*
University of Florida College of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 30 (Adult - Drug Treatments)  - 
Anxiety and depression in the first year after mild to severe traumatic brain injury: relationships with perceived stress and perceived impacts of the injury.
Valérie Laviolette*3, Joanne Roy2, Marie-Josée Sirois1, Marie-Christine Ouellet3
1Laval University, Canada, 2Centre for interdisciplinary research in rehabilitation and social integration, Canada, 3Laval University and Centre for interdisciplinary research in rehabilitation and social integration, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Application of Lateral Pedicled Temporalis Fascial-osteoperiosteal Flap and Bone Cement in Reconstruction of Anterior Skull Base
Gao Yilu, Yan Yaohua*, Shen Jianhong
Nantong University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
ARE NICE GUIDELINES ALWAYS RELEVANT? -A DGH PERSPECTIVE
Laura Balica*, Dylan Jenkins
Darent Valley Hospital, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Assesments used in school-aged children with acquired brain injury - Linking to the international classification of functioning, disability and health
Rita Ehrenfors*1, Lena Borell1, Helena Hemmingsson2
1Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Linköpings Universitet, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Assessing Compliance in the COBRIT Trial
Emilia Bagiella*, Emma KT Benn
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 30 (Adult - Drug Treatments)  - 
Assessing functional long-term outcome after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
Helene L. Søberg*1, Marit V. Forslund2, Cecilie Roe1, Nada Andelic1
1Oslo University Hospital, Norway, 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Assessing Impaired Self-Awareness after Acquired Brain Injury: a New Assessment Tool
Ieke Winkens*1, Caroline Van Heugten1, Joke Spikman2
1Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 2University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Assessing the effect of communication/cognitive problems on the functional outcome of patients who have suffered acquired brain injury
Karolis Zienius*1, Lance Sloan1
1University of St Andrews, UK, 2Fife Rehabilitation Service, NHS Fife, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Assessing the Relationship Between Neurocognitive Functioning and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the U.S. Warfighter: The Contribution of Combat Exposure, Genetics, and Psychological Health
Michael Dretsch*1, Kenneth Thiel1, Clinton Irvin1, Jeremy Athy1, Gogce Crynen2, Helena Chaytow2, Grant Iverson3, Fiona Crawford2
1U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, USA, 2Roskamp Institute, USA, 3University of British Columbia, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 21 (Adult - Combat and Self Appraisal)  - 
Assessment of Post Traumatic Confusion and outcome one year post injury
Ingvil Laberg Holthe*, Randi Holsen, Solveig Lægreid Hauger, Marianne Løvstad, Anne-Kristine Schanke
Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Assessment of Prospective Memory: a Comparison of Simple Computerised Tasks, and the Modified Hotel Test in the Prediction of Everyday Difficulties
Satu Baylan*, Fiona Scott, Andrew Wood, Jonathan Evans
University of Glasgow, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Association between early-introduced rehabilitation and short-term functional outcome in severe traumatic brain injury.
Nada Andelic*1, Unni Sveen1, Audny Anke2, Toril Skandsen3, Solrun Sigurdardottir4, Svein Berntsen5, Cecilie Roe1
1Oslo University Hospital, Norway, 2University Hospital of North Norway, Norway, 3St Olavs Hospital, Norway, 4Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway, 5Sørlandet Hospital, Norway
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Associations between traumatic brain injury in childhood and platelet monoamine oxidase activity
Gerli Mirka*1, Marika Paaver1, Pille Kool1, Anneli Kolk2, Jaanus Harro1, Tiina Talvik2
1Tartu University, Estonia, 2Children's Clinic of Tartu University Hospital, Estonia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Astragalosides, the major components of Astragali Radix, are neuroprotective against ischemia/ reperfusion injury in PC12 cells
Cheng-Kuei Chang*1, Bi-Ying Chio2, Yao-Chin Hsu2, Wen-Ping Liu4, Che-Chuan Wang5, Ching-Ping Chang3
1Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Medical University-Shuang-Ho Hospital; Graduate Institute of Injury Prevention and Control; Ph.D Program for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, Taipei Medical Univer, Taiwan, 2Department of Chinese Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 3Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4Department of Medical Research, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 5Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Astrocyte reactivity as modeled by F98 cells: the role of cAMP and Epac (exchange protein activated by cAMP)
Sarah Kane*, Dana Garcia, Joseph Koke
Texas State University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
At what age can a child be responsible for a crime? What if their brain was injured? Does neuroscience hold the answers?
Huw Williams*, karen McAuliffe
Exeter UNiversity, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
ATTENTION DEFICIT IN STROKE PATIENTS 12 MONTH AFTER DISCHARGE FROM HOSPITAL
Eike Wehling*1, Hilde Tyvoll4, Håkon Hofstad1, Astri Lundervold3, Arne Gramstad5, Jan Sture Skouen1, Anette Hylen Ranhoff2, Lin Sørensen3
1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway, 2Kavli Research Centre for Aging and Dementia, Norway, 3Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway, 4Olaviken Adult Psychiatric Hospital, Norway, 5Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Attenuating brain edema, hippocampal oxidative stress, and cognitive dysfunction in high altitude exposure by hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning
Mao-Tsun Lin*1, Chung-Ching Chio2, Ching-Ping Chang3, Ko-Chi Niu4, Cheng- Kuei Chang5, Che-Chuan Wang6
1Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 2Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 3Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 5Taipei Medical University and Municipal Shuan-Ho Hospital, Taiwan, 6Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Autonomy in young people following brain injury: A qualitative study of the perceptions of parents
Sadie Thomas-Unsworth1, Peter Tucker*1
1Somerset NHS Partnership Trust, UK, 2Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
BDNF EFFECT ON THE PRIMARY HIPPOCAMPAL CULTURE NEURON NETWORK IN THE GLUCOSE DEPRIVATION Vedunova M.V., Sakharnova T.A., Mukhina I.V.
Maria Vedunova*, Tatiana Sakharnova, Irina Mukhina
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Russia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Behavioral and pathological outcome in a mouse model of single and repetitive concussions
Benoit Mouzon*1, Helena Chaytow1, Gogce Cryen1, Corbin Bachmeier1, Janice Stewart2, William Stewart2, Michael Mullan1, Fiona Crawford1
1Roskamp Institute, USA, 2Southern General Hospital, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Behavioral Problems after Acquired Brain Injury: Effects of the ABC-Method
Ieke Winkens*1, Caroline Van Heugten1, Anne-Claire Schrijnemakers2, Rudolf Ponds1
1Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 2Adelante, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Beneficial effects of melatonin and/or exercise on ischemic-reperfusion brain damage in rats
Seunghoon Lee*1, Kyu-Tae Chang2, Yonggeun Hong1
1Inje University, Republic of Korea, 2National Primate Research Center, Republic of Korea
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Beneficial effects of melatonin combined with exercise on endogenous neural stem/progenitor cells regeneration after spinal cord injury
Youngjeon Lee*1, Sang-Rae Lee2, Yunkyung Hong1, Kyu-Tae Chang2, Yonggeun Hong1
1Inje University, Republic of Korea, 2National Primate Research Center, KRIBB, Republic of Korea
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Bone marrow-derived cell therapy in combination with lipoic acid is effective therapeutic approach for functional recovery after traumatic brain injury
Ivan Zipancic*1, Manuel Álvarez Dolado2, José Miguel Soria1
1Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera, Spain, 2Centro Andaluz de Biología Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa (CABIMER), Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
BORRELIOSIS – A CAUSE OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME.
Antje Buettner-Teleaga1
1Woosuk University, Republic of Korea, 2University Witten-Herdecke, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
BRAIN DAMAGE AND AFFECTIVE DISORDERS: ROLE FOR NURSING IN EARLY DIAGNOSTICS OF STROKE-ASSOCIATED ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION
MONTSERRAT CALADO*1, RITA MUÑOZ1, REYES GARCIA1, LUCIA PEREZ1, PEDRO ARAOS2, FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ2, GUILLERMO IZQUIERDO1, ISOLDE GORNEMANN2
1SERVICIO DE NEUROLOGIA - HOSPITAL VIRGEN MACARENA DE SEVILLA, Spain, 2FUNDACION IMABIS - HOSPITAL CARLOS HAYA, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
BRAIN INJURY AND ASSISTED COMMUNICATION
Marie-Aurélie Bruno*, Caroline Schnakers, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Gustave Moonen, Steven Laureys
Coma Science Group, Centre de Recherches du Cyclotron, Université de Liège, Belgium
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Brain Injury from Primary Blast
Karin Rafaels1, Cameron Bass*2, Matthew Panzer2, Robert Salzar2, William Woods1, Sanford Feldman1, Tim Walilko3, Richard Kent1, Bruce Capehart2, Jay Shridharani2, Amanda Tolman1
1University of Virginia, USA, 2Duke University, USA, 3Applied Research Associates, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
BRAIN INJURY INDUCED HYPOTHALAMOPITUITARISM: THE NEED FOR NATIONAL ENDOCRINE SCREENING PROGRAMS
Huma Riaz
University of Aberdeen, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Brain network reorganization after cognitive recovery from brain injury
Nazareth P. Castellanos*1, Nuria Paul2, Ricardo Bajo1, Javier Buldu1, Pablo Cuesta1, Francisco del Pozo1, Fernando Maestu1
1Center for Biomedical Technology, Spain, 2School of Psychology, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Brain plasticity and motor function in stroke patients – an interventional study applying a new test paradigm and repeated fMRI
ulla bergfeldt*1, Tomas Jonsson1, Lennart Bergfeldt1, Per Julin1
1Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 3University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 4Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Brain plasticity in aphasia Functional MRI pre- and post Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT)
WME (Mieke) van de Sandt-Koenderman*2, CE (Carolina) Mendez1, MAH (Afzal) Bechan1, IAC (Ineke) van der Meulen2, GM (Gerard) Ribbers2, EG (Evy) Visch-Brink1, M (Marion) Smits1
1RoNeRes; Rijndam rehabilitation Center/Erasmus MC dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Netherlands, 2Erasmus MC Departments of Radiology, Neurology, The Netherlands, 3Erasmus MC Department of Neuroscience, The Netherlands, 4RoNeRes; Rijndam rehabilitation Center/Erasmus MC dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Netherlands, 5RoNeRes; Rijndam rehabilitation Center/Erasmus MC dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Netherlands, 6Erasmus MC Department of Neurology, The Netherlands, 7Erasmus MC Department of Radiology, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 27 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention)  - 
Brain structure in adolescents and young adults with alcohol problems: Systematic review of magnetic resonance imaging studies
Killian Welch
Robert Ferguson Unit, Astley Ainslee Hospital, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Brain-Computer Interface-based (BCI) based arm robotic rehabilitation for Stroke: A feasibility study and randomized controlled trial
Karen Chua*1, Cuntai Guan2, Kai Keng Ang2, Christopher Kuah1, Kok Soon Phua2, Chuanchu Wang2, Haihong Zhang2, Jeanette Lee1, Earnest Arul1, Wilson Low1, Beng Ti Ang3, Keng-He Kong1
1Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, 2Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, 3National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Breakdown of salience network resting state connectivity in patients with disorders of consciousness
Athena Demertzi*, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Andrea Soddu, Luaba J-F Tshibanda, Camille Chatelle, Melanie Boly, Olivia Gosseries, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Aurore Thibaut, Vanessa Charland, Caroline Schnakers, Gustave Moonen, Steven Laureys
Coma Science Group, Cyclotron REsearch Center, University of Liège, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Camp Cranium: A Model for Improving Psychosocial Functioning in Children with Brain Injury
Gayle Chesley*1, Alexis Geib2, Nicholas Abend1
1The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, 2University of Pittsburgh, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Can deficits in empathy after severe head injury be improved by compassionate imagery?
Mari O'Neill*, Tom McMillan
University of Glasgow, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Can Initial Scores on the Westmead Post-Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) Scale Predict Duration of PTA After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury?
Richard Seemann*, Allison Foster
ABI Rehabilitation New Zealand Ltd., New Zealand
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Cardiac Ischemic Changes in a Swine Model of Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury
Sandya Venugopal*, Valerie Coppes, S. Scott Panter
San Francisco VA Hospital-NCIRE-UCSF, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Carer Strain as an Outcome Measure in Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Andrew Bateman*1, Rachel Goodwin1, Kate Greening1
1Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK, 2University of Nottingham, UK, 3University of East Anglia, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Carnosine, and Cyclosporin-AAmeliorate Oxidative Brain Damage after Closed Head Injury in Immature Rats
Nawal Alrasheed*1, Nouf Alrasheed1, Nayira Abdel Baky1, Lila faddah1, Hazar Yacoub1
1King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 3King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 4King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 5King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Case report: Pervasive developmental disorder from a neuropsychological perspective
ESPERANZA BAUSELA HERRERAS
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE EDUCACIÓN A DISTANCIA, Spain
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Central Nervous System Insult Among Offenders with History of Traumatic Brain Injury
Pamela Ferguson, Elisabeth Pickelsimer*
Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Cerebral activation patterns of patients operating a driving simulator after brain injury: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study
Shu Watanabe*1, Itaru Takehara2, Masahito Hitosugi3, Yasuhumi Hayashi2, Kyozo Yonemoto1
1Graduate Schools of Human Health Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, 2Tokyo Metropolitan Rehabilitation Hospital, Japan, 3Department of Legal Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cerebral perfusion pressure insult characteristics and their effects on outcome in childhood brain trauma.
Tsz-Yan Milly Lo*1, Patirica Jones2, Iain Chambers3, Robert Minns2
1Royal Hospital for Sick Children, UK, 2University of Edinburgh, UK, 3James Cook University Hospital, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
Chain of Care After Acute Discharge in Patients Suffering from Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Myrthe de Koning*, Jacoba Spikman, Annemiek Coers, Sjoukje Toering, Marleen Schonherr, Joukje van der Naalt
University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Challenging the role of adaptive immunity in neurotrauma: Rag1-/- mice lacking mature B and T cells do not show neuroprotection after closed head injury.
Sebastian Weckbach, Miriam Neher, Justin Losacco, Ashley Bolden, Liudmila Kulik, Michael Flierl, Michael Holers, Philip Stahel*
University of Colorado, School of Medicine, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Changes in Dendritic Morphology and Spine Density in Hippocampal CA1 Pyramidal Cells of the Chronic Cerebral Ischemic Rats
Yu Liu, He Jia, Xiaomin Zhang, Boai Zhang*
No. 1 Affiliated Hospital of Zhenzhou University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Changes in visual scanning due to TBI while navigating complex environments
Bradford McFadyen*1, Philippe Fait1, Isabelle Cossette1, Bonnie Swaine2
1CIRRIS-Laval U, Canada, 2CRIR-U. Montreal, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 9 (Adult - Sensory)
Changing Patterns of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Germany
Wolf-Ingo Steudel*, Karsten Schwerdtfeger
Neurosurgical Department, Saarland University Medical Center, Germany
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Characteristics Associated with Satisfaction with Life 1 Year Post Traumatic Brain Injury in a Population of Hispanic Individuals
Jessica M. Ketchum*1, Mimi Almaz Getachew1, Denise Krch2, Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner4, James H. Banos5, Anthony Lequerica2, Jerry Wright4, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla1, Denise Krch3, Anthony Lequerica3
1Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA, 3New Jersey Medical School, USA, 4Rehabilitation Research Center; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, USA, 5University of Alabama, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Characterization of nestin expression in the ischemic core following focal cerebral ischemia in rats: its association with vessels
Mun-Yong Lee*1, Yoo-Jin Shin1, Seong Yun Kim2, Su-Ja Oh1
1Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea, 2Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Characterizing Self-Identified Goal Setting in Acquired Brain Injury
Anne Hunt*1, Deirdre Dawson2, Guylaine LeDorze3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Canada, 3University of Montreal, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Child Brain Injury Trust - providing support to families following childhood acquired brain injury
Lisa Turan
n/a, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Climb Every Mountain - a Road to Recovery
Ava Easton
The Encephalitis Society, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Clinical and functional predictors of emergence from Post Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) during inpatient rehabilitation for severe traumatic brain injury.
Karen Chua*1, Samantha Yap1, Wilson Low2, Keng-He Kong1
1Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, 2Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Clinical- EEG analysis dynamic in patients with a minimal consciousness state after TBI under the treating by amantadine sulphate
Marina V Chelyapina*1, Helen V Sharova1, Oleg.S Zaytsev2
1Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of the Russian Academy of Science, Russia, 2Institute of neurosurgery n.a Burdenko N.N. of Russian Academy of medicine, Russia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Clinical Evolution in Prolonged Post-Anoxic Vegetative State
Anna Estraneo*1, Pasquale Moretta1, Vincenzo Loreto1, Anna Maria Saltalamacchia1, Franco Lullo1, Bernardo Lanzillo1, Lucio Santoro2, Luigi Trojano3
1Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Italy, 2Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Italy, 3Dept. of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Clinical Features and Injury Patterns of Closed Head Injury in Adolescent and Adult Skateboarders
Gail Tominaga, Frank Coufal*, Kathryn Schaffer, Kevin Yoo, Jess Kraus
Scripps Memorial Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Clinical Significance of Selected Results from Biomechanical Modeling of the Human Brain
Mariusz Ziejewski*, Ghodrat Karami
North Dakota State University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Clock Drawing Performance Predicts Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury
David B. Arciniegas*1, Hal S. Wortzel2, Peter J. Wagner1, Kimberly L. Frey1, C. Alan Anderson1
1Neurobehavioral Disorders Program, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA, 2VISN-19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 26 (Adult - Assessment/Outcome)  - 
Cognition function after Drowning: a functional MRI study
Mariana Nucci-da-Silva*1, Katerina Lukasova1, João Sato2, Edson Amaro Jr1
1NIF-Neuroimagem Funcional - LIM44, University of Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 2Center of Mathematics, Computation and Cognition, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cognitive and neuropsychological profile in children with mild traumatic brain injury: a follow up study.
Emanuela Russo*, Elisa Petacchi, Andrea Martinuzzi
"E. Medea" Scientific Institute Research Centre, Italy
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression and Anxiety in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury. What works for whom?
Brian Waldron*, Lisa Casserly, Clodagh O'Sullivan
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Ireland
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 3 (Adult - Psychological Therapy)
Cognitive functioning after TBI occured in school-aged children
Susanna Galbiati*, Monica Recla, Alessandra Bardoni, Valentina Pastore, Chiara Dominici, Federica Locatelli, Sara Galbiati, Sandra Strazzer
IRCCS E.Medea, Associazione La Nostra Famiglia, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Cognitive outcomes and activity of daily living for neurosurgical patients with intrinsic brain lesions: a one-year prevalence study.
George Wong*, Rosanna Wong, Wai Poon
Neurosurgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cognitive recovery in the first 3 months after severe traumatic brain injury: preliminary data from “PROBRAIN” study
Alison Godbolt*2, Catharina Nygren-DeBoussard1, Maud Stenberg3, Trandur Ulfarsson4, Marie Lindgren5, Gudrun Karlsdottir6, Jörgen Borg1
1University Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine Stockholm, Danderyd Hospital, Sweden, 2Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University, Sweden, 3Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Norrlands University Hospital, Umeå, Sweden, 4Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden, 5Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Linköpings University Hospital, Sweden, 6Landspitalinn, Universitetssykehus, Iceland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Combined Transplantation of Chitosan Porous Scaffold and Neural Stem Cells Improves Cognitive Function in Rats after Traumatic Brain Injury
xin yi*, guohua jin, meiling tian, weifeng mao, jianbing qin
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, The Key Laboratory of Neuroregeneration of Jiangsu Province, Nantong University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Communication Ability and Employment Outcome following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Jacinta Douglas*1, Christine Bracy1, Pamela Snow2
1La Trobe University, Australia, 2Monash University, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 28 (Adult - Vocational)  - 
Communication profiling in a client with crossed aphasia: A case report
Rashmi Pai*, Jayashree Bhat
Kasturba Medical College,A unit Manipal University, India
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Community Integration after Traumatic Brain Injury in adults
Jean-Luc TRUELLE*1, Audrey TONINI1, Michèle MONTREUIL1
1University Hospital, France, 2University Paris 8, France, 3University Paris 8, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Community-Based Crisis Intervention: A Descriptive Intercept Model for Survivors of Acquired Brain Injury
Cara Meixner*1, Cynthia O'Donoghue1, Sarah Hegyi1, Michelle Witt2, Elizabeth Lincoln2
1James Madison University, USA, 2Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc., USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Comparison of acute rehabilitation outcomes in stroke survivors before and after implementation of a clinical practice guideline for walking recovery
Melissa Banta, Anne Chan, Amber Devers*, Jessi Vaught, Matthew Wilks
Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Comparison of athletes with LD and ADD/ADHD to those without on computerized neurocognitive concussion test performance: Evidence for separate norms
Anthony Kontos1, Elbin RJ1, Michael Collins1, Phillip Schatz3, Mark Lovell*2
1University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2ImPACT Applications, USA, 3St Joseph's University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Computerized training of working memory in a group of patients suffering from acquired brain injury.
Anna Lundqvist*1, Kerstin Grundström1, Kersti Samuelsson1, Jerker Rönnberg2
1Department of clinical rehabilitation medicine, University Hospital, Sweden, 23Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Concussion Matters in Girls' Basketball
Catharine Farnan-Kennedy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Concussions in the National Hockey League: The video analysis project
Michael Hutchison*1, Paul Comper2
1St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Construct Validity of the Forms of Self-Criticism/Self-attacking and Self Reassurance Scale in an ABI population using Rasch Analysis
Fiona Ashworth*, Elisabeth Bauch, Andrew Bateman
Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Context and Content-Sensitive Pediatric Goal Management Training for the Rehabilitation of Daily Executive Dysfunction after Traumatic Brain Injury: a Pilot Study
Agata Krasny-Pacini*5, Jenny Limond6, Jonathan Evans6, Leigh Schrieff7, Jessica Miller7, Bendjelida Karim4, Periot Maryline3, Hiebel Jean4, Chevignard Mathilde2
1Laboratoire ER 6, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Univeristé de Paris 6, France, 2INR A. Hôpital National de Saint Maurice, France, 3Centre de réadaptation Clémenceau, France, 4EMOI-TC, service de médecine physique et de réadaptation, France, 5Centre hospitalo-universitaire de Hautepierre, France, 6b Department of Psychological Medicine, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, UK, 7ACSENT Lab, Dep. of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Co-Occurring PTSD and Mild TBI among Combat Veterans associated with Abnormal Grey Matter Volume: Reductions Predicted by Decreased Control over Negative Memory Information
Brendan Depue2, Marie Banich2, Jennifer Olson-Madden1, Elissa Roesch1, Lisa Brenner*1
1VISN 19 MIRECC, USA, 2University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 3University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Coping style and depression independently predict quality of life in chronic stroke patients
Marieke Visser*1, Laurien Aben1, Majanka Heijenbrok-Kal2, Gerard Ribbers1
1Erasmus MC, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Netherlands, 2Rijndam Rehabilitation Centre, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 22 (Adult - Quality of Life)  - 
Correlates of Self-Appraisal with Selected Outcomes of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: An International Pilot Study
Jaana Sarajuuri*1, Yehuda Ben-Yishay1
1Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre, Finland, 2Rusk Institute, NUY, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 21 (Adult - Combat and Self Appraisal)  - 
Cortical activation of normal and step-to gait
Kozo Ueta*, Satoshi Nobusako, Hiroyuki Fujita, Shu Morioka
Kio university, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cortical Visual Impairment in Anoxic Brain Injury: Insights From a Retrospective Study
Hosakere Aditya*1, Alasdair FitzGerald1
1NHS Lothian, UK, 2Astley Ainslie Hospital, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 9 (Adult - Sensory)
Costunolide, a herbal compound, inhibits the microglia-mediated neuroinflammation after traumatic brain injury
JIA LU*1, Nimmi Baby2, Parakalan Rangarajan2, Eng-Ang Ling2, S.Thameem Dheen2
1DSO National Laboratories, Singapore, 2National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Cranioplasty following decompressive craniectomy for TBI: what is the complication rate?
Vin S. Ban*1, Lucia M. Li1, Angelos G. Kolias1, Thomas Santarius1, David K. Menon2, Peter J. Kirkpatrick1, Peter J. Hutchinson1
1Division of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital & University of Cambridge, UK, 2Division of Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke's Hospital & University of Cambridge, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Critical factors in driving assessment after Stroke and TBI: Risky premorbid driving behaviors.
Per-Ola Rike*, Pål Ulleberg, Anne-Kristine Schanke
Sunnaas rehabilitation hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 31 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention, con't.)  - 
Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: Our Experience
Gorazd Bunc1, Janez Ravnik1, Tomaz Velnar*2
1Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre Maribor, Slovenia, 2Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Defining Case Management within the New South Wales Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program: a Prospective Multicentre Study
Grahame Simpson*1, Margaret Macpherson2, Denise Young3, Barbara Strettles4
1Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Australia, 2New England Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Australia, 3MidWestern Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Australia, 4NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, Australia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Delayed Recovery More Than Two Years After Diagnosis And Treatment For Tuberculous Meningitis
Barbara Wilson2
1Raphael Medical Centre, UK, 2Oliver zangwill Centre, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Delineating The Neuroprotective Region Of The Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Roberto Cappai*1, Frances Corrigan2, Peter Blumbergs3, Robert Vink2, Corinna van den Heuvel2
1The University of Melbourne, Department of Pathology, Australia, 2University of Adelaide, Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology, Australia, 3Centre for Neurological Diseases, Hanson Institute, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Depression, anxiety and psychological distress in patients with traumatic brain injury
Solrun Sigurdardottir*1, Nada Andelic2, Cecilie Roe2, Anne-Kristine Schanke1
1Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway, 2Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
DETECTING SIGNS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN SEVERELY BRAIN INJURED PATIENTS WITH VOLUNTARY CONTROL OF SNIFFING: A COHORT STUDY
Vanessa Charland Verville*, Lee Sela, Anton Plotkin, Camille Chatelle, Noam Sobel, Steven Laureys
Cyclotron Research Centre, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Determinants of subjective memory complaints in community-dwelling adults with mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury
Esther Bay*, Claire Kalpakjian, Bruno Giordani
University of MI, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Developing and Maintaining a Sense of Connection between the Self and Society after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Jacinta Douglas
La Trobe University, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Development and psychometric testing of a new tool to evaluate fidelity of community integration programs
Shahriar Parvaneh*1, Errol Cocks1, Setareh Ghahari2
1Curtin University, Australia, 2University of British Columbia, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Development and validation of Occupational Gaps Questionnaire - an assessment measuring participation in everyday occupations
Gunilla Eriksson*, Anders Kottorp, Kerstin Tham
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Development of a Feedback Device for the Correction of Toe-out Gait in Patients with Hemiplegia
Wan-ho Kim*, Yong-hoon Yoon, A-ra Lee, Min Kim, Doo-young Kim, Kyung-bae Jang
National Rehabilitation Center, Republic of Korea
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Development of a Nintendo Wii Protocol for Assessment of Return to Activity Readiness in Youth with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Carol DeMatteo*, Mandy Rubinoff, Dayna Greenspoon, Danielle Levac
McMaster University, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Development of an ecologically valid task of executive function: The Cooking Task
Martyn McFarquhar, Lynne Barker*
Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
DEVELOPMENT OF THE ST ANDREW'S-SWANSEA NEUROBEHAVIOURAL OUTCOME SCALE: VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF A NEW MEASURE OF NEUROBEHAVIOURAL DISABILITY AND SOCIAL HANDICAP
Nick Alderman*1, Rodger Wood2, Claire Williams2
1St Andrew's Healthcare, UK, 2Swansea University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness: Evoked Potentials and Behavioural Assessment in clinical practice
Alison Godbolt*1, Staffan Stenson1, Maria Winberg1, Roland Flink2, Hans Axelsson2, Christer Tengvar1
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University, Sweden, 2Department of Neurophysiology, University Hospital Uppsala and Uppsala University, Sweden, 3University Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Stockholm, Danderyd Hospital, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Differences in cognitive and emotional outcomes after perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage compared to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Wendy Boerboom*1, Majanka Heijenbrok-Kal1, Ladbon Khajeh2, Fop van Kooten2, Gerard Ribbers1
1Rijndam Rehabilitation Centre, The Netherlands, 2Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Differences in Regional Brain Volumes One Month and One Year after Mild TBI (mTBI)
Lyubomir Zagorchev*1, Carsten Meyer2, Thomas Stehle2, Reinhard Kneser2, Stewart Young2, Juergen Weese2, Keith Paulsen3, Matthew Garlinghouse5, James Ford5, Laura Flashman5, Robert Roth5, Thomas McAllister5
1Philips Research, USA, 2Philips Research, Germany, 3Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, USA, 4Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, USA, 5Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Diffusion Tensor Imaging Atlas-Based Analyses in Major Depression after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Vani Rao*, Michelle Mielke, Gwenn Smith, Una McCann, Alyssa Bergey, Dzung Pham, David Yousem, Susumu Mori
Johns Hopkins University & School of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 24 (Adult - Neuropsychiatry)  - 
DIFFUSION TENSOR TRACTOGRAPHY-BASED ANALYSIS OF LONG ASSOCIATION TRACTS IN PATIENTS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY WITHOUT FINDINGS IN ROUTINE MRI
Timo Kurki2, Nina Brandstack1, Olli Tenovuo*1
1University of Turku, Finland, 2Pulssi Medical Centre, Finland
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Disability after stroke: a predictor for exercise ability?
Birgitta Langhammer*1, Birgitta Lindmark2
1Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway, 2Uppsala University, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Discharge Advice Provided by UK Emergency Departments after Minor Head Injury in Children
CAROL HAWLEY*, LAUREN UNSWORTH, KASIM QURESHI, THOMAS PEACHEY, MATTHEW COOKE
WARWICK MEDICAL SCHOOL, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
Disorder of Consciousness Patients in the Republic of Ireland: Employing a Venue Model to Determine Prevalence for Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State from Acute to Long-Term Care
Ann-Marie Morrissey*, Agnes Shiel
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Disorders of Sleep and Arousal Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Catherine Wiseman-Hakes*1, Angela Colantonio1, Brian Murray2
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Dissociating Slowness During Different Stages Of Information Processing In Traumatic Brain Injury
Raquel Viejo-Sobera*1, Marcos Rios-Lago2, Jose A. Periáñez1, Genny Lubrini3, Ana Ramos4, Alfonso Lagares5, Marta Cicuendez5, Javier González-Marqués1, Juan Álvarez-Linera1
1Dpto. de Psicología Básica II. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 2Red Menni de atención al Daño Cerebral. Hospital Beata María Ana, Spain, 3UIPA. Fundación Cien – Fundación Reina Sofía, Spain, 4Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico. Hospital Universitario 12 Octubre, Spain, 5Servicio de Neurocirugía. Hospital Universitario 12 Octubre, Spain, 6Hospital Ruber Internacional, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Dizziness patterns as traumatic brain injury markers: Prognostic and treatment implications
Michael Hoffer*1, Carey Balaban3, Kim Gottshall1
1Spatial Orientation Center, USA, 2Department of Otolarynology, NMCSD, USA, 3Department of Otolarynology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
Do Affect Recognition and Alexithymia Contribute to Empathy After Traumatic Brain Injury?
Dawn Neumann*1, Barbra Zupan2, Flora Hammond1
1Indiana University, USA, 2Brock University, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Do Traumatic and Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage Patients Differ - Evidence from Early Data of the STICH II and STITCH(Trauma) Trials?
Barbara Gregson*, Elise Rowan, Richard Francis, A David Mendelow
Newcastle University, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Does Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score 13 define mild Head injury?
Ashok Munivenkatappa*, Dhaval Shukla, Dhananjaya I Bhat, Indira Devi Bhagavatula, Akhil Deepika Kumarasamy, Thennarasu Kandavel, Sampath Somanna
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
DOES HEAD CT SCAN PATHOLOGY PREDICT OUTCOME AFTER MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
Marianne Lannsjö*1, Magnus Backheden1, Ulla Johansson1, Jean-Luc af Geijerstam1, Jörgen Borg1
1Neuroscience, Dep of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2Medical Statistic Unit, Dep LIME, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 3Centre for Research and Development, Uppsala University, Sweden, 4Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Dep of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 5Institute of Clinical Sciences, Dep of Rehabilitation Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Does History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury During Recent Combat Affect Amygdala and Prefrontal Cortex Signal During fMRI
Tom Brashers-Krug*1, Laura Acion2, Kyla Kenedy2, Ricardo Jorge1
1Department of Veterans Affairs, USA, 2University of Iowa, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 21 (Adult - Combat and Self Appraisal)  - 
Does the combination of intensive speech therapy and therapeutic low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation based on functional MRI findings and analysis of type of aphasia improve the language function in poststroke patients with chronic aphasia?
Masahiro Abo*1, Wataru Kakuda1, Motoi Watanabe1, Atushi Senoo2
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan, 2Division of Radiological Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Dressing Apraxia: A deficit in Praxis or Perception?
Fiona Haughey*, Jacinta Morgan
National Rehabilitation Hospital, Ireland
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Dystrophin 71 involvement in the central control of osmotic homeostasis
Benabdesselam Roza*1, Benabdesselam Roza2, Hardin-Pouzet Hélène3, Rendon Alvaro4, Dorbani-Mamine Latifa2
1Faculté des Sciences Biologiques/UMMTO, Algeria, 2Laboratoire de Neurochimie/LBPO, FSB/USTHB, Algeria, 3Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, INSERM UMRS 952, CNRS UMR 7224, Laboratoire de Physiopathologie des Maladies du Systéme Nerveux Central, France, 4INSERM UMR S 592 Laboratoire de Physiopathologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire de la Rétine, Institut de la Vision, France
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Early indicators of prognosis for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, 2nd edition
Nancy Carney*1, Kimberly Peterson1, Susan Carson1, Jamshid Ghajar2
1Oregon Health & Science University, USA, 2Brain Trauma Foundation, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Early measurement of serum biomarkers provides superior outcome prediction in childhood brain trauma.
Tsz-Yan Milly Lo*1, Alison McLuckie1, Patricia Jones2, Robert Minns2
1Royal Hospital for Sick Children, UK, 2University of Edinburgh, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Early Neuropsychological Tests as Correlates of Return to Driving after Traumatic Brain Injury
Aneta Krakowski1, Nora Cullen*2
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Early phase rehabilitation improves limb motor function and self-care capability for patients with severe traumatic brain injury
Guoyang Qi
Wuxi No.7 hospital,affiliated with Nanjing Medical University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Early Predictors of Employment Outcomes 1 Year Post Traumatic Brain Injury in a Population of Hispanic Individuals
Jessica M. Ketchum*1, Mimi Almaz Getachew1, Denise Krch2, James H. Banos4, Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner5, Anthony Lequerica2, Laura Jamison5, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla1, Denise Krch3, Anthony Lequerica3
1Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA, 3UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, USA, 4University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, 5Rehabilitation Research Center; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Early Predictors of Eventual Return-to-Work In a Population of Trauma Patients with Mild TBI
Patricia Dischinger1, Gabriel Ryb*1, Robert Kane2, Colin Mckenzie1, Kimberly Auman1, Joseph Kufera1
1University of Maryland, USA, 2Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 28 (Adult - Vocational)  - 
Early versus late tracheostomy in critical brain injury: A prospective randomized study Priyamvadha K, Rao S, Bundela Y, Gupta V, Dua S, Singh AK Department of Neurosciences, Fortis Hospitals, Noida, Delhi NCR, India.
Priyamvadha K*, Shashi Rao, Yashpal Bundela, Vikas Gupta, Sanjeev Dua, Anil Kumar Singh
Fortis Hospitals, India
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Educator Evaluation of Academic and Social Competence in Students with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Kathy Wlodarczyk*, Dawn Good, Sheila Bennett
Brock University, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Effect of Combined Peripheral Motor Electrical Stimulation and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation(tDCS) to Finger Movement in Patients with Hemiparesis
Young-Hee Lee*, Ara Ko, Youngho Kim, Sangyul Yong
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Effect of hydrogen-rich saline on histological change, oxidative stress and inflammatory mediators expression in the intestine following traumatic brain injury in rats
Wei Luo1, Zonggang Hou1, Ying Zhang2, Lianbi Xue1, Xuejun Sun3, Baiyun Liu1, Hai Liu*1
1Dept Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital,Capital Medical University, China, 2Beijing Neurosurgical Institute,Capital Medical University, China, 3Second Military Medical University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 1 (Adult - Basic Animal Pathology)
Effect of Taurine on Brain Edema and Expression of AQP4\Taurine Transporter in the Rats with Traumatic Brain Injury
Huiling Huang*, Xiao Qian Li, Ying Cai, Weijia Fan, Qiao li Wu
the neurosurgical institute, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
EFFECTIVENESS OF A NEW VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEM (BIOTRAK) TO REGAIN BALANCE IN CHRONIC PATIENTS WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY
ROBERTO LLORENS RODRIGUEZ*1, CAROLINA COLOMER FONT2, PILAR GALÁN CIURANA2, MARIANO ALCAÑIZ1
1Instituto Interuniversitario de Investigación en Bioingeniería y Tecnología Orientada al Ser Humano, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia., Spain, 2SERVICIO DE NEUROREHABILITACION. HOSPITAL NISA VALENCIA AL MAR, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Effectiveness of early phase rehabilitation for pediatric and adolescent traumatic brain injury patients in the critical care and emergency unit
Kaoruko Takaada*1, Naohisa Kikuchi2, Hironobu Sashika2
1Dept. of Rehabilitation medicine, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Japan, 2Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yokohama City University, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Effectiveness of the Particle Repositioning Maneuvre for the Treatment of Post-traumatic Benign Positional Vertigo
Alicja Michalak*1, Jane Topolovec-Vranic1, Mary Ann Pollmann-Mudryj1, Donna Ouchterlony1, John Rutka2, Cheryl Masanic3
1St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 2Toronto General Hospital, Canada, 3Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Effects of Interactive Metronome Therapy on Neuropsychological Test Performance and Electrocortical Functional Connectivity Following Blast Related Brain Injury
Lonnie Nelson*, Margaret MacDonald, Christina Glover, Karl Brewer
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
Effects of physician-based emergency medical service dispatch in severe traumatic brain injury on prehospital run time and patient outcome
Gaby Franschman*1, Joukje van der Naalt3, Jens Valk3, Veronique Heldens2, Pieter Vos2, Christa Boer1
1VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands, 2Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands, 3University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Effects of progesterone and extract of acori graminei rhizoma on γ-am inobutyric acid A receptor α1 subunit expression in cortex of the rat after recurrent seizures
Dingan Mao, Keqiang Chi*, Tao Bo, Liqun Liu, Lingjuan Liu
Department of Pediatrics, the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 4 (Pediatric - Animal Treatment & Pathology, Human Models & Outcome)
Effects of recurrent neonatal seizures on the expression of glycine receptor α1 and α2 subunits in the rat hippocampus
Xing-fang LI*, Ding-an MAO, Tao BO, Li-qun LIU, Jian LI
Department of Pediatrics, the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University,, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 4 (Pediatric - Animal Treatment & Pathology, Human Models & Outcome)
EFFECTS OF THE DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY ON BRAIN TISSUE OXYGEN PRESSURE.
Santiago Lubillo*1, Jesus Morera2, Ismael Molina1, Patricia López1, Dácil Parrilla1, Jaime Dominguez1, Eglis Lazo1, José Blanco2
1Hospital Universitario NS Candelaria, Spain, 2Hospital Universitario Dr. Negrín, Spain
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Efficacy of a Brief, Manualized, Acute Neurobehavioral and Cognitive Intervention with Persons who have Traumatic Brain Injury
Janet Niemeier*, Jeffrey Kreutzer, Kelli Williams-Gary, Jessica Ketchum, Jennifer Marwitz
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Electroacupuncture technique to the ischemic brain increased VEGF and functional recovery in rat
Min Wook Kim*1, Manho Kim1
1Catholic University, St Mary's Hospital, Republic of Korea, 2Seoul National Universit Hospital, Republic of Korea
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Electroencephalographic Seizures in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury
Nicholas Abend*, Sarah Sanchez, Alexis Topjian, Dennis Dlugos
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
EMERGENCE OF POSTTRAUMATIC AMNESIA AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Mark Herceg*, Kristen Bonistall, Jessica Elder, Barry Jordan
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Emotion recognition and behaviour following traumatic brain injury
Maarten Milders*1, Bruce Downey2, Magdalena Ietswaart3, John Crawford4
1HeriotWatt University, UK, 2NHS Grampian, UK, 3Northumbria University, UK, 4University of Aberdeen, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Emotional Learning and Memory
Roy Thurston
U. of Mississippi, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Emotional Reserve in Traumatic Brain Injury: Evaluating Construct Validity of Emotional Reserve and its Relationship to Functional Outcome
Michal Sela-Kaufman*1, Yuri Rassovsky2, Eugenia Agranov3, Yifat Levi2, Ana Sverdlik3, Eli Vakil2
1Department of Behavioral Sciences, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv – Yaffo, Israel, 2Department of Psychology and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 3Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel, and the Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Medicine, Israel
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Employment rates and health costs one year after traumatic brain injury (TBI). A cohort comparison.
K.A Radford2, Julie Phillips*1, Avril Drummond1, Tracey Sach3, Marion Walker1, Andrew Tyerman1, Naseer Haboubi1, Trevor Jones1
1Unversity of Nottingham, UK, 2Unversity of Central Lancashire, UK, 3Universtiy of East Anglia, UK, 4Buckingshire Health Care Trust, UK, 5Nottingham Universtiy Hospitals, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 28 (Adult - Vocational)  - 
Endogenous free radical production by NADPH oxidase 2 contributes to the secondary injury cascade after traumatic brain injury in mice
Öykü Kocak, Gudrun Andrea Fridgeirsdottir, Lars Hillered, Fredrik Clausen*
Uppsala University, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 1 (Adult - Basic Animal Pathology)
Energy required for weight maintenance in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation patients versus predictor equations.
Kirsty-Anna McLaughlin*2, Anne Holdoway1
1Royal United Hospital, UK, 2Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Epidemiology of brain and head injury from falls on stairs in the British Columbia Interior, Canada
Peter Barss*1, Mallory Myers2, Hilary Blackett3
1Interior Health Authority of British Columbia, School of Population & Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 3School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Epidemiology of Child Head Injury in Central England
CAROL HAWLEY*1, CRAIG HICKSON1, SARA MILLS1, JAMES WILSON1, SAMILIA EKEOCHA1, ELIZABETH BARNFIELD1, AYBIKE ONUR1, CHRISTOPHER HORSWELL1, MAGDY SAKR2, ARUMUGAM ANANDINI1
1WARWICK MEDICAL SCHOOL, UK, 2UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 23 (Pediatric - Epidemiology)  - 
Episodic Memory and Attention Processing in Elders Having Sustained a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
Frédéric Bolduc*1, Michel Pépin1, Véronique Beauséjour2, Michelle McKerral2, Isabelle Gélinas3, Sophie Blanchet1
1School of Psychology, Université Laval AND Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS) - Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec (IRDPQ), Canada, 2Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal - Centre de Réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau, and Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Canada, 33School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
EPO Ameliorates Axonal Damage, Attenuates Macrophage Infiltration and Restores Motor Function in a Combined Model of TAI and Hypoxia
Sarah Hellewell*1, Edwin Yan2, Cristina Morganti-Kossmann2
1National Trauma Research Institute; Department of Medicine, Monash University, Australia, 2National Trauma Research Institute; Department of Surgery, Monash University, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
ERPs Demonstrate Language Comprehension in a Vegetative Patient
Amabilis Harrison*, Tsee Leng Choy, Jane Gillett, John Connolly
McMaster University, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Errorless learning in children with acquired brain injury: A comparison of standard and self-generation techniques.
Catherine Haslam*1, Claire Bazen-Peters1, Ingram Wright2
1University of Exeter, UK, 2Frenchay Hospital, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Etanercept may improve outcome of traumatic brain injury in rats by stimulating brain expression of doublecortin, neuron growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor
Ching-Ping Chang*1, Cheng-Kuei Chang2, Jia-Wei Lin2, Mao-Tsun Lin3, Ko-Chi Niu4, Che-Chuan Wang5, Chung-Zhing Yang1, Chung-Ching Chio5
1Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Medical University-Shuang-Ho Hospital; and Graduate Institute of Injury Prevention and Control; Ph.D Program for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, Taipei Medical Un, Taiwan, 3Department of Medical Research, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 4Department of Hyperbaric Oxygen, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 5Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
European study of therapeutic hypothermia for intracranial pressure reduction after traumatic brain injury. Peter JD Andrews, H Louise Sinclair, Claire G Battison, Jonathan KJ Rhodes for the Eurotherm3235Trial investigators.
Peter Andrews*, Jonathan Rhodes, Louise Sinclaire, Bridget Harris, Claire Battison, Eurotherm3235trial investigators
University of Edinburgh, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Evaluating the Clinical Practice of Memory Assessment in Paediatric ABI
Louise Scott*1, Erin Warriner2, Carol Dematteo3, Reza Yousefi-Nooraie3
1Grand River Hospital, Canada, 2McMaster Children's Hospital, Canada, 3McMaster University, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Evaluating the effect of methylphenidate and amantadine on disruptive behaviour in five cases with severe brain injury. The feasibility of single case studies in clinical practice
Bert Ter Mors*, Henk Eilander
GGZ Oost Brabant, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Evaluation of Electrical Aversion Therapy (EAT) for inappropriate sexual behaviour after traumatic brain injury: A Single Case Experimental design study
Bert Ter Mors*1, Caroline Van Heugten1, Peter Van harten1
1GGZ Oost Brabant, The Netherlands, 2Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 3Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Evaluation of regional cerebral glucose metabolism in a vegetative or minimally conscious state after traumatic diffuse brain injury using quantitative FDG-PET
Tatsuki Aki*1, Shingo Yonezawa1, Shunsuke Takenaka3, Yoshitaka Asano1, Jun Shinoda1, Toru Iwama2, Jitsuhiro Yamada1
1Chubu Medical Center for Prolonged Traumatic Brain Dysfunction, Kizawa Memorial Hospital, Department of Clinical Brain Sciences, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, 3Research Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels Akita, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
EVIDENCE-BASED OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION: EFFECTIVENESS OF A HOLISTIC PROGRAM
Sandra Guerreiro*1, Isabel Almeida2, Benedita Martins-Rocha2, Artemisa Rocha Dores3, Selene Vicente5, Alexandre Castro-Caldas4, Fernando Barbosa5
1Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da UP; Centro de Reabilitação Profissional de Gaia, Portugal, 2Centro de Reabilitação Profissional de Gaia, Portugal, 3Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto - PP; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da UP, Portugal, 4Instituto de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal, 5Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da UP, Portugal
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Executive Dysfunction and Suicide in United States Veterans
Lisa Brenner*1, Beeta Homaifar1, Nazanin Bahraini1, Shea Lott1, Jeri Harwood2, Alexandra Schneider1, Herbert Nagamoto3
1VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), USA, 2University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine: Department of Pediatrics, USA, 3Mental Health Service, Denver VA Medical Center, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 21 (Adult - Combat and Self Appraisal)  - 
Executive Functions after Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – A Prospective Short-Term Longitudinal Study
Sarah Loher*, Claudia M. Roebers
University of Bern, Switzerland
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
EXERCISE TREATMENT FOR POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME: A PLACEBO CONTROLLED PILOT STUDY OF CHANGES IN FMRI BLOOD FLOW AND SYMPTOMS
John Leddy*, Jennifer Cox, John Baker, David Wack, Barry Willer
University at Buffalo, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Experimental in vivo efficacy of stem cell therapy in a rat model of striatal lacunar infarction
Vilma Consuelo Muñetón-Gómez, Ana Patricia Fernández, Julia Serrano, Lara Vellosillo, Raquel Herrero-Labrador, Andrea Pozo-Rodrigálvarez, Manuel Nieto-Sampedro, Julian Scot Taylor, Ernesto Doncel-Pérez, Ricardo Martínez-Murillo*
Institito Cajal. CSIC, Spain
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Exploring Post-concussion Symptoms in Children After an Injury: Can musculoskeletal injury bring them on?
Isabelle Gagnon*1, Robert Forget3, Lisa Grilli2
1McGill University, Canada, 2Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Canada, 3Université de Montréal, Canada, 4Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
Exploring Tensions Associated With Supported Decision Making In Adults With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Lucy Knox*, Jacinta Douglas, Christine Bigby
La Trobe University, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Exploring The Emotional Well-Being Of Children With Acquired Brain Injury.
Mark Linden*, Joanne Jordan
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Exploring the Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Homelessness: A Feasibility Study
Jane Topolovec-Vranic1, Naomi Ennis1, Patricia Johnson1, Alicja Michalak*1, Cheryl Masanic2, Donna Ouchterlony1, Kiloran Distin1, Michael Cusimano1
1St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Exploring the Performance of Traumatic Brain Injury Care Through the Analysis of the Services Trajectory
Marie-Eve Lamontagne*1, Valérie Boucher3, Johanne Bail2, Suzanne Bouillé2, Ninette Lavoie2, Serge Leclerc2, Jean-François Lupien2, Martine Morin2, Line Plante2, Denise Pronovost2, Marcel Rheault2, Denise Trudel2
1CIRRIS, Canada, 2Consortium TCC Mauricie-Centre-du-Québec, Canada, 3Axe Traumatologie - Urgence - Soins intensifs Centre de Recherche du CHA, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Expression Of Dihydropyrimidinase-like 3 In Amoeboid Microglia In Postnatal Rat Brain And In The Activated Microglia In Traumatic Brain Injury
Eng-Ang Ling*1, Janani Manivannan1, Jia Lu2, S. Thameem Dheen1
1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Facilitating Reconstruction Of Identity Through Occupational Participation
Maria Mar Martin-Saez*, Rachel Winson, Donna Malley, Susan Brentnall
The Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Factors Affecting on Quality of Life in Community based Disabled Persons with Brain Injury
Wan-ho Kim*, Jeong Mi Park, Hyun-jeong Im
National Rehabilitation Center, Republic of Korea
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Family expectations about recovery after acquired brain injury and their engagement in rehabilitation
Gerard Riley*, Andrea Hough, Andrew Brennan, Laura Meader
University of Birmingham, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Family needs and family management styles of family caregivers of children with neurological conditions during the neurorehabilitative phases
Margaret Williams*1, Sarah Weyhrich1
1Blessing-Rieman College of Nursings, USA, 2St. Louis Children's Hospital, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Fatigue after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Relationships with cognitive impairments, depression, and self-awareness
Angelique Belmont*1, Nathalie Agar1, Charley Rouvel1, Azouvi Philippe1
1Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, France, 2Laboratoire « Physiologie et physiopathologie de la motricité chez l'Homme », France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Feeling Understood: Application Of The Model Of Human Occupation (MOHO) To Vocational Rehabilitation
Rachel Winson*, Maria Mar Martin-Saez, Susan Brentnall, Donna Malley
Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Female Offenders’ Report of Ongoing Symptoms After Traumatic Brain Injury
Elisabeth Pickelsimer*, Monica Cornelius, Pamela Ferguson
Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
“Finding Hambel” - Putting the pieces together again. A case illustration of a model of integrated neuropsychological rehabilitation
Jill Winegardner*, Donna Malley, Rachel Winson, Leyla Prince, Catherine Ford, Christine Dennison, Barbara A Wilson
Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Follow-up of Preschool Children with Acquired Brain Injury
Julie Haarbauer-Krupa*, Joshua Vova
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Forensic Brain Injury Service: Service Structure, Care Pathway Planning, and Challenges in Violence Risk Assessment and Management
Rafey Faruqui*1, Hetal Mehta1
1St. Andrew's Healthcare, UK, 2King's College London, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Friendship, Loneliness and Psychosocial Functioning in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.
Kimberley Ross*, Tom McMillan, Tom Kelly, Ruth Sumpter, Liam Dorris
University of Glasgow, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Frontal Lobe Tumours in Children and Adolescents: Executive function and Theory of Mind
Audrey Longaud*2, Jacques Grill2, Stéphanie Puget3, Christian Saint-Rose3, Georges Dellatolas1
1Université Paris Descartes, France, 2Institute Gustave Roussy, France, 3Hôpital Necker Enfants-malades, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Functional evaluation of upper limb performance following Botulinum Toxin-A injections
Whitney Crippin1, Judy Ranka1, Melissa Nott1, Hannah Barden1, Ian Baguley*1
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2Westmead Hospital, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Functional fitness in persons with brain injury measured with Senior Fitness Test. A useful tool in the clinic?
Birgitta Langhammer*1, Johan K Stanghelle1
1Oslo and Akershus University college, Norway, 2University of Oslo, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Functional Independence Measure as a Predictor of Return to Driving after Traumatic Brain Injury
Aneta Krakowski1, Nora Cullen*2
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
FUNCTIONAL LOCKED-IN SYNDROME AS RECOVERY PHASE OF VEGETATIVE STATE
Rita Formisano*, Sheila Catani, Chiara Falletta Caravasso, Mariagrazia D'Ippolito, Federica Rizza, Umberto Sabatini
IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Italy
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Functional neuroimaging in a pediatric case of impaired awareness
Christopher Nicholas*3, Donald McLaren4, Michael Gawrysiak5, Baxter Rogers6, John Dougherty2, Michael Nash1
1University of Tennessee Department of Psychology, USA, 2University of Tennesse Medical Center, USA, 3Minneapolis VA Medical Center/Henry M. Jackson Foundation, USA, 4Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, 5Philadelphia VA Medical Center, USA, 6Vanderbilt University Dept of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Further clinical details on a case of “probable” second impact syndrome.
Kevin Gordon*1, Margaret Gordon1
1Dalhousie University, Canada, 2., Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Gender Differences in the Course and Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury or Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Caroline Renner*1, Anna Kopczak2, Harald Schneider3, Ilonka Kreitschmann-Andermahr4, Günther K. Stalla3
1NRZ Neurological Rehabilitation Center, University of Leipzig, Germany, 2Neurological Clinic Bad Aibling, Germany, 3Clinical Neuroendorinology Group, Max-Planck-Institut for Psychiatry, Germany, 4Department of Neurosurgery University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Glasgow Coma Scale score at intensive care unit discharge predicts one-year outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury
Johannes Leitgeb*, Walter Mauritz, Alexandra Brazinova, Marek Majdan, Ivan Janciak, Ingrid Wilbacher, Martin Rusnak
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Goal attainment following upper-limb Botulinum Toxin-A injections: Are we facilitating achievement of client centred goals?
Melissa Nott1, Hannah Barden1, Ian Baguley*1
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2Westmead Hospital, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
"Google Calendar": A strategy to improve prospective memory performance following acquired brain injury.
Susan Petrie, Nicola Goudie*, Gabriela Cruz, Denyse Kersel
Community Treatment Centre for Brain Injury, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
GUIDELINES FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS WORKING WITH PATIENTS WITH DISORDERS OF CONSCIOUSNESS.
Fiona Haughey*, Alison McCann, Aisling Weyham, Fiona Ryan
National Rehabilitation Hospital, Ireland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Guidelines for the Acute Medical Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 2nd Edition
Nancy Carney*1, Patrick Kochanek2, David Adelson3, Kimberly Peterson1, Susan Carson1, Jamshid Ghajar4
1Oregon Health & Science University, USA, 2University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA, 3Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital, USA, 4Brain Trauma Foundation, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
Has The Introduction Of Endovascular Coiling Affected The Inpatient Rehabilitation Workload After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage?
Douglas Gentleman
University of Dundee, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Health Professionals’ Perceptions About the Existence, Use and Helpfulness of Discharge and Admission Guidelines in Acute Care and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs for Persons with ABI/TBI Across Two Canadian Provinces.
Bonnie Swaine*1, Nora Cullen2, Mark Bayley2, André Lavoie4, Shawn Marshall3, Marie-Josée Sirois5, Alexis Turgeon-Fournier4, Frédéric Messier1, Julie Lamoureux1
1Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Canada, 4Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus, Canada, 5Université Laval, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Healthcare and disability service utilisation following transport-related traumatic brain injury
Khic-Houy Prang*1, Rasa Ruseckaite1, Alex Collie1
1Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research Monash University, Australia, 2School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Monash University, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Hemoglobin based oxygen carrier 201 with and without attenuation of vasoconstriction improved cerebral blood flow in a swine model of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock.
Anke Scultetus*1, Francoise Arnaud1, Ashraful Haque1, Bobby Kim1, Tomoaki Okada1, Charles Auker1, Richard McCarron1, Daniel Freilich1
1Naval Medical Research Center, USA, 2Uniformed Services Universoty of the Health Sciences, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Higher Risk Of PTSD And Depression After Brain Injuries As Compared To Other Injuries
Kuan-Han Lin*1, Nai-Wen Guo2, Yue Leon Guo3
1Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University School of Public Health, Taiwan, 2Institute of Behavioral Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 3Department of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and NTU Hospital, Taiwan
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 24 (Adult - Neuropsychiatry)  - 
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) exposure as a model for mechanically-induced mild blast brain injury in rodents
Joseph McCabe*1, Chantal Moratz1, Yunbo Liu2, Ellen Burton1, Amy Morgan1, Craig Budinich1, Dennell Lowe1, John Rosenberger1, HuaZhen Chen1, Jiong Liu1, Matthew Myers2
1Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA, 2Food and Drug Administration, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
Home-Care Intervention for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Argentina: Process and Methods for a Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial
Nancy Carney*1, Gustavo Petroni2, Silvia Lujan2, Nico Ballarini2, Gabriella Faguagua2, Hugo duCoudray1, Amy Huddleston1
1Oregon Health & Science University, USA, 2Hospital de Emergencias "Dr. Clemente Alvarez", Argentina
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
How strategic are persons who have sustained a traumatic brain injury when performing a real-world shopping task in their own community?
Priscilla Lam Wai shun*3, Carolina Bottari1, Carolina Bottari2
1Occupational therapy program, Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR), Canada, 3Montreal Neurological Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
How to Be Prepared For When a Disaster Hits
Cindy Daniel
Brain Injury Services, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduces neuroinflammtion and improves neurogenesis after traumatic brain injury
Ko-Chi Niu*1, Ko-Chi Niu2, Kao-Chang Lin2, Kao-Chang Lin3, Chung-Ching Chio4, Ching-Hong Chang4, Ching-Ping Chang2, Mao-Tsun Lin5
1Department of Hyperbaric Oxygen, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 2Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan, 3Department of Neurology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 4Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 5Department of Medical Research, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
HYPOPITUITARISM IN ADULTS IN THE LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE AFTER SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: RELATIONSHIP TO OUTCOME.
Trandur Ulfarsson*1, Gudni Gudnason3, Thord Rosén3, Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson2, Michael Nilsson2
1Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden, 2Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 3Department of Endocrinology,Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 31 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention, con't.)  - 
Hypothalamic pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury affects functional improvement during acute rehabilitation.
Emily Rosario*, Rubina Aqeel, Meghan Brown, David Patterson, Colleen Moore
Casa Colina Hospital for Rehabilitative Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 26 (Adult - Assessment/Outcome)  - 
Hypoxia as a model for Brain Injury: Results from the Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition taking 222 subjects to Everest Base Camp and higher.
Mark Wilson1
1Imperial Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, 2University College London, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Hypoxia Induced Inflammation And Purkinje Neuronal Cell Death In The Developing Cerebellum
Charanjit Kaur*1, Viswanathan Sivakumar1, Zhirong Zou2, Eng-Ang Ling1
1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2Kunming Medical College, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
I CAN An Innovative Community Based Assessment of Executive Functioning
Deidre Sperry*, Leslie Birkett
Private Practice, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
ICF as a Tool for Better Communication Between Medical and Social Rehabilitation in the Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Network in Estonia:
Varje-Riin Tuulik Leisi*1, Riina Kallaste1, Meeli Mumma1
1Adeli Eesti OÜ, Estonia, 2East Tallinn Central, Estonia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
"ICP" Management in severe TBI patients in the absence of ICP monitoring in Latin America
Walter Videtta*, Carlos Rondina, Gustavo Petroni, Silvia Lujan, Nancy Temkin, Juanita Celix, Sureyya Dikmen, Jason Barber, Joan Machamer, James Pridgeon, Kelley Chaddock, Randall Chesnut
University of Washington, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 25 (Adult - Acute Care - Latin America Focus)  - 
ICP-induced microvascular shunt flow involved in pathophysiological responses in the injured brain.
Denis Bragin*1, Gloria Statom1, Edwin Nemoto1
1Dept of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, USA, 2BRaIN Imaging Center, University of New Mexico, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Identification of unique proteins after injury in a cell culture model of TBI
Camilla Lööv*, Ganna Shevchenko, Lars Hillered, Magnus Wetterhall, Anna Erlandsson
Uppsala University, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Immunohistochemical analyses of the retinal ganglion cell response to hypertensive glaucomatous injury evoked by episcleral veins cauterization
Su-Ja Oh*1, Ji-Yeon Lee1, Myung-Hoon Chun1, Mun-Yong Lee1, Seong-Yun Kim2
1Department of Anatomy, Collge of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea, 2Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Impact of Isolated Traumatic Sub Arachnoid Hemorrhage on outcome
Akhil Deepika Kumarasamy*, Dhaval P Shukla, Dhananjaya I Bhatt, Indira Devi Bhagavatula, Ashok Munivenkatappa, Paritosh Pandey, Sampath Somanna
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
IMPACT OF NEUROINTENSIVE CARE ON OUTCOME IN SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Santiago Lubillo*1, José Bolaños2, Luis Carreira3, Jesús Morera3, Juan Manzano1
1ICU, Hospital Universitario NS de Candelaria,, Spain, 2ICU, Hospital Universitario Dr. Negrín,, Spain, 3Dept. Neurosurgery, Hospital Universitario Dr. Negrín, Spain
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Impaired Self-Awareness after Acquired Brain Injury: Clinicians' Views on Assessment Issues and on Consequences for Rehabilitation
Ieke Winkens*1, Caroline Van Heugten1, Anne Visser-Meily2, Hileen Boosman3
1Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 2Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, The Netherlands, 3Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 21 (Adult - Combat and Self Appraisal)  - 
Implementation of a Driving Assessment Proforma and Pathway for people with a Brain Injury/Long- term Neurological Conditions
Helen Ibbunson*, Paul Carroll
Neuro Rehab at RNHRD Bath, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Implementing the First Paediatric Memory Link Clinic (Canada); A Memory Prosthesis Clinic for Adolescents with Severe Short Term Memory Dysfunction Post Acquired Brain Injury
Lauren Dade, Peter Rumney*
Hospital For Sick Children, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Improved Cognitive Function Immediately after Aerobic Exercise in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Kurt Mossberg
University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Improved mortality rates in elderly patients undergoing craniotomy for evacuation of acute subdural hematomas
Christian Bowers, Andrew Dailey*
University of Utah, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 29 (Adult - Aging)  - 
Improved outcome in a mouse model of TBI following the administration of a novel therapeutic
Scott Ferguson*1, Benoit Mouzon1, Myles Mullan1, John Phillips1, Vani Ganapathi1, Alex Bishop1, Gogce Crynen1, Venkatarajan Mathura1, Michael Mullan1, Fiona Crawford1
1Roskamp Institute, USA, 2James A Haley Veterans' Hospital, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
Improvement In Neuropsychological Function From Three To Twelve Months In Moderate To Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Torun G. Finnanger*1, Toril Skandsen1, Stein Andersson2, Stian Lydersen1, Anne Vik1, Marit S. Indredavik1
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, 2Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Improvement of consciousness after transcranial direct current stimulation - a sham-controlled double blind study
Aurore Thibaut*, Didier Ledoux, Athena Demertzi, Coraline Ropars, Steven Laureys, Marie-Aurélie Bruno
Cyclotron Reaserch Centre, University of Liège, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
IMPROVING VISION FUNCTION IN THE PATIENT WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Dominick Maino*, Darrell Schlange
Illinois College of Optometry, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Impulsivity After Traumatic Brain Injury: Conceptual Tempo or Situation Specific Impulsivity
Howard Jackson*, Suzanne Foley, Peter Kinsella
TRU Ltd, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
IN WHAT DIRECTION DOES THE VERBAL MEMORY CAPACITY OF CHILDREN DEVELOP AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
Jean-Michel Saury*1, Ingrid Emanuelson2, Magda Marchioni1
1Queen Silvias Childrens Hospital, Sweden, 2Institution for Clinical Sciences, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Increased brain iron levels in fatal traumatic brain injury
Christian Langkammer*1, Nikolaus Krebs1, Walter Goessler3, Kathrin Yen4, Franz Fazekas2, Stefan Ropele2, Eva Scheurer1
1Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Clinical-Forensic Imaging, Austria, 2Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria, 3Institute of Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria, 4Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Increased Serum Osteopontin Levels in Autistic Children: Relation to the Disease Severity
Laila AL-Ayadhi*, Gehan Mustafa
King Saud University, Autism Research & Treatment Center, Department of Physiology, Saudi Arabia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
INDIGENOUS CHILD AND ADOLESCENT TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) REHABILITATION. A MAORI THEORY AND FRAMEWORK.
Hinemoa Elder
Massey University, New Zealand
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Individual Differences, Personality and Decision-making in persons with, and without, Mild Head Injury
Tanvi Sharan*, Dawn Good
Brock University, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 20 (Adult - Mild TBI Assessment)  - 
Individual-finger-synchronized-robot-assisted hand rehabilitation in sub-acute to chronic stroke; a prospective randomized clinical trial of efficacy
Chang Ho Hwang
Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Individuals and Economics – Connecting the Rehabilitation Outcomes
Janet Wagland*, Jennifer Lawrence
Brigthwater Care Group, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Influence of Enriched Environment and erythropoietin on cognitive functions of rats after hypobaric hypoxia
Yvona Angerova*1, Michaela Hralova2, Tereza Gueye1, Olga Svestkova1, Marcela Lippert-Gruener3
1Department f rehabilitation medicine General teaching hospital and First faculty of medicine Charles University, Czech Republic, 2The Institute of Physiology First faculty of medicine Charles University, Czech Republic, 3Medical Faculty University of Cologne, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
INFLUENCE OF ROBOTIC-ASSISTED TREADMILL THERAPY IN PERSONS AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY ON WALKING-TESTS PERFORMANCE
Klemen Grabljevec*2, Tatjana Krizmanic1, Crt Marincek1, Calogero Foti2
1University rehabilitation Institute, Slovenia, 2Tor Vergata University, Advanced Sciences in Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports, Italy
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Influence of spasticity on patients with disorders of consciousness
Aurore Thibaut*, Marie Thonnard, Olivia Gosseries, Steven Laureys
Cyclotron Reaserch Center, University of Liège, Belgium
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Influencing Factors and Rates of Bone Flap Resorption after Decompressive Craniectomy for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Pediatric Patients
Christian Bowers*, Dean Hertzler, Jay Riva-Cambrin, Marion Walker
University of Utah, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Informal Care four years after a severe Traumatic Brain Injury : results from PariS-TBI study
Eleonore Bayen*1, Pascale Pradat-Diehl1, Claire Jourdan3, Idir Ghout4, Emmanuelle Darnoux5, Vanessa Bosserelle5, Sylvie Azerad4, Jean-Jacques Weiss5, Philippe Aegerter4, Marie-Eve Joël2, Philippe Azouvi3
1Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, France, 2Université Paris IX-Dauphine, France, 3Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, France, 4URC, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, France, 5CRFTC, Hôpital Broussais,, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
iNOS mediated secondary inflammatory response differs between rat strains following experimental brain contusion
Mattias Günther*1, Faiez Al Nimer1, Caroline Gahm1, Tiit Mathiesen1
1Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurosurgery, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neuroimmunology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Instrumented Performance Test of Motor Function in Persons with Acquired Brain Injury
Denise Gobert*, Gregory Propst, Lindsey Katt
Texas State University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Integrated Acute and Rehabilitation Parameters from Non-Selected Traumatic Brain Injury Patients
Siew Kwaon Lui*, Yeow Leng Tan, Annie Jane Nalanga, Yee Sien Ng, Chek Wai Bok
Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Intensive Care Costs do not differ between Survivors and Non-survivors of Surgically-Treated Traumatic Brain Injury
Julia Lee, Shirley Stiver*
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Intensive insulin therapy improves survival probability in brain injured patients with admission hyperglycemia
Lara Prisco*1, Matteo Segat1, Mario Ganau2, Giorgio Berlot1
1Training School in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; University Hospital of Cattinara, Italy, 2Graduate School of Nanotechnology, University of Trieste, Italy
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Inter-and Intrarater Reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale in the Assessment of Poststroke Ankle Plantarflexor Spasticity
Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari*1, Soofia Naghdi1, Scott Hasson2, Maryam Rastgoo1, Malek Amini3, Bijan Forogh4
1Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2Angelo State University, USA, 3Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 4Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
INTER-RATER RELIABILITY OF THE EARLY FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES SCALE
Kristin Alvsåker*, Sten M Walther, Ingerid Kleffelgård, Malin Mongs, Randi Aas Drægebø, Anne Keller
Oslo University Hospital Ullevål, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring after Traumatic Brain Injury is not Associated with Poor Outcomes in the Acute Rehabilitation Setting
Carolin I. Dohle*1, Jessica Elder1, Barry Jordan1
1The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, USA, 2Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America: Process and Methods for a Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial
Nancy Carney*1, Silvia Lujan2, Sureyya Dikmen3, Nancy Temkin3, Gustavo Petroni2, James Pridgeon3, Jason Barber3, Joanie Machamer3, Marianna Cherner4, Carlos Rondian2, Walter Videtta5, Randall Chesnut3
1Oregon Health & Science University, USA, 2Hospital de Emergencias "Dr. Clemente Alvarez", Argentina, 3University of Washington, USA, 4University of California San Diego, USA, 5Hospital Nacional Professor Alejandro Posadas, Argentina
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Intraspinal rewiring of the corticospinal tract is induced by target-derived BDNF and compensates lost function after brain injury
Toshihide Yamashita
Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
Investigating the Effects of Distracter Interference and Response Competition following Acquired Closed Head Injury
Andrew Kenyon*1, Howard Jackson2
1Prifysgol Bangor University, UK, 2Transitional Rehabilitation Unit, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Investigation of blast-induced neurotrauma in a rodent model
Kian Chye Ng*1, Enci Kan1, Mårten Risling2, Ulf Arborelius2, Johan Davidsonn3, Mui Hong Tan1, Jia Lu1
1DSO Natioanl Laboratries, Singapore, 2Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 3Chalmers, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Investigation of Vertigo, Balance and Gait Impairment in Acute Mild-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury
Donncha Lane*1, Michelle Shannon1, Deirdre Murray1, Dara Meldrum2, Donncha O' Brien3
1Physiotherapy Department, Beaumont Hospital, Ireland, 2School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland, 3Neurosurgical Department, Beaumont Hospital, Ireland
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Iomazenil-123 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Traumatic Cerebral Contusions
Yasushi Shibata*, Kiyoshi Endo
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Irritability following traumatic brain injury
Sheng-Jean Huang1, Mau-Sun Hua2, Wei-Chi Lin3, Yi-Hsin Tsai4, Chi-Cheng Yang*3
1Surgical Department, Medical College, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 3Department of Occupational Therapy, Master of Behavioral Sciences, Taiwan, 4Department of Traumatology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Is early rehabilitation actually useful in persons with severe brain injury?
Rita Formisano*1, Eva Azicnuda1, Maryam Khan Sefid2, Mauro Zampolini3, Federico Scarponi3, Renato Avesani2
1IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Italy, 2Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria-Negrar Hospital, Italy, 3Department of Rehabilitation, Italy
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Joined up thinking: A model for long-term ABI rehabilitation after return home
Julia Clark*, Ciara Gill, Angela Sprott
Acquired Brain Injury Service, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
KOSCHI (King's Outcome Scale for Childhood Head Injury) score in severe traumatic brain injury and its relation to injury severity and medical intervention.
Shashikiran Sastry*1, Maduri Raja2, Sarah Williamson2, Sheena Sabherwal2, Margo Edwards1
1Paediatric Neuro-rehabilitation department , Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK, 2General Paediatrics department, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Level Of Impairment Twelve Months After Traumatic Brain Injury
Torun G. Finnanger*1, Toril Skandsen1, Stian Lydersen1, Anne Vik1, Marit S. Indredavik1, Stein Andersson2
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, 2Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Life after Survival: Long-term daily functioning and quality of life of patients after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Esther Wachelder*1, Veronique Moulaert1, Caroline van Heugten3, Jeanine Verbunt2, Sebastiaan Bekkers4, Wilbert Bakx1, Derick Wade5
1Adelante, Centre of Expertise in Rehabilitation and Audiology, The Netherlands, 2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands, 3School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 4Maastricht University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, The Netherlands, 5Oxford Centre for Enablement, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Life Satisfaction 6 to 15 years after Traumatic Brain Injuries in Northern Sweden
Lars Jacobsson*1, Jan Lexell1
1Dep of Gen Med. Kalix Hospital, Sweden, 2Dep of Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Lifetime History of Traumatic Brain Injury in the General Population and its Relationship to Outcomes
Gale Whiteneck*1, Jeff Cuthbert1, John Corrigan2, Jennifer Bogner2
1Craig Hospital, USA, 2Ohio State University, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Light Therapy for Treatment of Fatigue and Sleepiness following Traumatic Brain Injury
Jennie Ponsford*1, Kelly Sinclair1, Steven Lockley1, Shantha Rajaratnam1
1Monash University, Australia, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 31 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention, con't.)  - 
LIVING THE AFTERMATH OF AN ACCIDENT
Colleen Butler
Brain Navigators, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Long term effects of a Memory Self-efficacy Training program for Stroke patients in the chronic stage: a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Laurien Aben*1, Majanka Heijenbrok-Kal2, Rudolf Ponds3, Jan van Busschbach1, Gerard Ribbers2
1Erasmus MC, The Netherlands, 2Rijndam rehabilitation centre, The Netherlands, 3Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 3 (Adult - Psychological Therapy)
LONG TERM PSYCHOSOCIAL CHANGES IN HEAD INJURED EX-SERVICE PERSONNEL: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
H. THOMAS deBURGH*, CAROL HAWLEY
WARWICK MEDICAL SCHOOL, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
LONGITUDINAL OUTCOME PREDICTION IN BRAIN-INJURED PATIENTS
Marie-Aurélie Bruno*, Didier Ledoux, Caroline Schnakers, Aurore Thibaut, Olivia Gosseries, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Athena Demertzi, Camille Chatelle, Marie Thonnard, Vanessa Charland, Steven Laureys
Coma Science Group, Centre de Recherches du Cyclotron, Université de Liège, Belgium
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Longitudinal study of grey and white matter changes from the acute to the chronic phase following moderate to severe TBI: volume changes related to duration of post-traumatic amnesia
Veronika Brezova*1, Alexander Olsen1, Toril Skandsen2, Anne Vik2, Asta Håberg2
1Department of Medical Imaging and Circulation, NTNU, Norway, 2Department of Neuroscience, NTNU, Norway
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 2 (Adult - Human Pathology)
Longitudinal two-year follow-up study of mental fatigue after severe traumatic brain injury
Angelique Belmont*1, Nathalie Agar1, Nathalie Lemeur1, Jessica Potherat1, Philippe Azouvi1
1Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, France, 2Laboratoire « Physiologie et physiopathologie de la motricité chez l'Homme » (ER 6 UPMC), France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Long-lasting mental fatigue after recovery from traumatic brain injury – probable role of information processing speed and a remaining low-grade neuro-inflammation with an impaired glutamate handling
Lars Rönnbäck*, Birgitta Johansson
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Long-term cognitive dysfunction in patients with traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: prevalence and risk factors
George Wong*, Karine Ngai, Wai Sang Poon
Neurosurgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury on cognitive performance
Philip Dean*, Annette Sterr
University Of Surrey, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
LONG-TERM LONGITUDINAL FOLLOW-UP OF SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) PATIENTS IN THE PARISIAN AREA – THE PARIS-TBI STUDY
Claire Jourdan*1, Emmanuelle Darnoux4, Vanessa Bosserelle4, Sylvie Azerad4, Eleonore Bayen2, Pascale Pradat-Diehl2, Jean-Jacques Weiss3, Philippe Aegerter4, Philippe Azouvi1
1AP-HP, Hôpital R. Poincaré, Service de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation, France, 2AP-HP, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation, France, 3Centre Ressources Francilien du Traumatisme Crânien, France, 4AP-HP, Hôpital A Paré, Unité de Recherche Clinique Paris-Ouest, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Long-Term Outcomes in Mobility and Self-Sare Activities of Older Adults after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
Alexandra Lecours1, Marie-Josée Sirois*1, Marie-Christine Ouellette1
1Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada, 2Université Laval, Canada, 3Université Laval, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Losing memories in two days: Amnesia of feigning? R.W.H.M. Ponds, PhD; Frusch, J.G.J., MSc, M. Peters, PhD
Rudolf Ponds*1, Jolanda Frusch1, Maarten Peters2
1Maastricht University, School of Mental Health and Neuroscience (MHeNS, The Netherlands, 2Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, The Netherlands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Loss of Fornix Integrity and Cognitive Correlates in the Chronic Phase of Moderate-Severe TBI
Areeba Adnan1, Morris Moscovitch2, Adrian Crawley3, David Mikulis3, Brenda Collella1, Robin Green*1
1Toronto Rehab, Canada, 2University of Toronto, Canada, 3Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 2 (Adult - Human Pathology)
Loss of sense of smell from traumatic brain injury and perceived changes in empathy and interpersonal support
Barry Willer*1, Dawn Neumann2, Alexander Radnovich2, Barbra Zupan3, Duncan Babbage4, Machiko Tomita1
1State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, 2Indiana State University, USA, 3Brock University, Canada, 4Massey University, New Zealand
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Magnetic resonance imaging of diffuse axonal injury. Serial quantitative assessment and relation to patient outcome.
Toril Skandsen*1, Kent Goran Moen1, Mari Folvik2, Kjell Arne Kvistad3, Jana Rydland2, Anne Vik1
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Neuroscience, Norway, 2St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Norway, 3Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Circulation and Imaging, Norway
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Making rehabilitation engaging
Kathryn McPherson*1, Nicola Kayes1, Megan Bishop2, Paula Kersten1
1AUT University, New Zealand, 2Capital Coast Health, New Zealand
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Mapping the incidence of focal tissue hypoxia after decompressive craniectomy
Charmaine Childs*1, Aung Phyo Wai1, Mya Myint Zu1, Vincent Diong Weng Nga2, Ira Siyang Sun2, Kejia Teo2, Liang Shen1, David K S Choy2, Fun-Gee Chen1, Ning Chou2, Tseng Tsai Yeo2
1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2National University Hospital, Singapore
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
May blepharospasm result as a consequence of chronic subdural haematoma? A report of a case
Tomaz Velnar*, Janez Ravnik, Gorazd Bunc
Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre Maribor, Slovenia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
MEASUREMENT PROPERTIES OF THE HIGH-LEVEL MOBILITY ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Ingerid Kleffelgard*1, Cecilie Roe2, Leiv Sandvig3, Torgeir Hellstrom1, Helene Lundgaard Soberg1
1Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital HF, Norway, 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, 3Unit of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Oslo University Hospital HF, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Measuring Coping with Cognitive Dysfunction: The Behavioural Assessment of Self-Structuring (BASS) -Construct, Concurrent Validity and the Efficacy of Rehabilitation.
Howard Jackson, Stacey Compton*, Kimberley Taplin, Victoria Tunstall, Dianne Stovell, David Todd
TRU Ltd, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
MEASURING OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY: A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE OF ACTIVITY AND PARTICIPATION
Carolyn Dunford*1, Katrina Bannigan2
1The Children's Trust, UK, 2York St John University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Measuring Rehabilitation Effects in Pupils with a Severe Acquired Brain Injury: The School Function Assessment
Sheila West1, Carolyn Dunford*2, Margaret Mayston3
1Surrey Teaching Centre at the Children's Trust,, UK, 2The Children's Trust, UK, 3Div Biosciences, NPP, University College London, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Meeting the Need for Ecologically Valid Instrument Development: Innovation in Structured Functional Cognitive Assessment (SFCA) for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
Marianne H. Mortera
Columbia University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Mental and physical health two years after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
Marit Forslund*2, Cecilie Roe2, Solrun Sigurdardottir3, Nada Andelic1
1Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway, 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, 3Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital Trust, Norway
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Mental Imagery in Post-stroke Rehabilitation – Efficacy and Underlying Neural Processes
Chetwyn Chan*1, Karen Liu1, Leonard Li2
1The Hong Kong Polytechnc University, China, 2Tung Wah Hospital, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 3 (Adult - Psychological Therapy)
Microbleeding and cortical volume reduction in patients with diffuse axonal injury between 1 and 6 months of trauma: correlation with functional capacity.
Fabricio Stewan Feltrin*, Vinícius Monteiro de Paula Guirado, Claudia da Costa Leite, Almir Ferreira de Andrade, Ana Luiza Zaninotto, Thalita Fernandes
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Microglia Activation Along the Corticospinal Tract Following Traumatic Brain Injury in the Rat: A Neuroanatomical Study
Jeffrey Cole*, David Jacobowitz, Dennis McDaniel, Harvey Pollard, William Watson
Uniformed Services University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 1 (Adult - Basic Animal Pathology)
MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: A 10-YEAR FOLLOW-UP
Elisabeth Elgmark Andersson*1, Beate Kärrdahl Bedics1, Torbjörn Falkmer1
1Jönköping University, School of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation, Sweden, 2Rehabilitation Unit, Sweden, 3School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Curtin Health Innovation Research, Australia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: THE IMPACT OF EARLY INTERVENTION ON LATE SEQUELAE. A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Elisabeth Elgmark Andersson*1, Inger Emanuelson1, Ragnhild Björklund1, Daniel Stålhammar1
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Göteborg University, and School of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation, Jönköping University, Sweden, 2Department for Health of Women and Children, Göteborg University, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Sweden, 3Rehabilitation Centre, Södra Älvsborgs Hospital, Sweden, 4Department of Neurosurgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 27 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention)  - 
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Causes Reduction In Hippocampal Volumes Over Time That Correlates With Patient-reported Cognitive Impairment But Does Not Correlate With Verbal Memory Function
Sandya Venugopal*1, Mehul Sampat1, Sara LaHue1, Shelly Cooper1, Ann Heffernan1, John Yue1, Hana Lee1, Jamshid Ghajar2, Geoffrey Manley1, Pratik Mukherjee1
1University of California San Francisco, USA, 2Brain Trauma Foundation, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY DIAGNOSIS FREQUENTLY REMAINS UNRECORDED IN SUBJECTS WITH CRANIOFACIAL FRACTURES
Jussi Puljula*, Hanna Cygnel, Elina Mäkinen, Veli Tuomivaara, Vesa Karttunen, Ari Karttunen, Matti Hillbom
Oulu University Hospital, Finland
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Military Transition Back To The Community: Regaining A Sense Of Belongingness
Jennifer Anderson*, Christen Mason, Alan Weintraub
Denver Options, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - A Promising Treatment for Long-Term Mental Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury or Stroke
Birgitta Johansson*, Helena Bjuhr, Lars Rönnbäck
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Modelling and pharmacological modulation of neuronal network activity injury on a microelectrode array Mukhina I.V, Mitroshina E.V., Vedunova M.V., Zakharov Yu.N., Bobrov M.Yu., Sakharnova T.A., Khaspekov L.G.
Irina Mukhina*1, Elena Mitroshina1, Maria Vedunova1, Yury Zakharov4, Mikhail Bobrov3, Tatiana Sakharnova1, Leonid Khaspekov2
1Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Russia, 2Research Centre of Neurology RAMS, Russia, 3Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Russia, 4Nizhny Novgorod State University, Russia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Models, Simulations and Metacognition: Reflections on Interactions between Systems Engineering and Neuropsychology in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Fergus Gracey*1, Alexander Komashie1, Donna Malley1
1NIHR-Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (CLAHRC-CP), Cambridge University Dept of Psychiatry, UK, 2Engineering Design Centre, Dept of Engineering, Cambridge University, UK, 3Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Cambridgeshire Community Services (NHS) Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Modulation of radiation induced oxidative stress, histopathological changes and behavioural changes in cerebellum of Swiss albino mice by Prunus domestica.
Garima Sharma*1, Rashmi Sisodia1
1Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, India, 2Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, India
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Mood Screening on an In-patient Stroke Unit
Birgit Gurr
Bournemouth University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
More education is needed: Parents’ perception of the predictive value of loss of consciousness in a diagnosis of concussion
Kevin Gordon*1, Joseph Dooley1, Eleanor Fitzpatrick2, Patty Wren2, Ellen Wood1
1Dalhousie University, Canada, 2IWK Health Centre, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Mortality from severe TBI in Latin America vs. the US: influence of ICP monitoring and epochs of care on survival.
Randall Chesnut*, Juanita Celix, Kelley Chaddock, Sureyya Dikmen, Silvia Lujan, Gustavo Petroni, James Pridgeon, Nancy Temkin, Jason Barber, Joan Machamer, Carlos Rondina, Walter Videtta
University of Washington, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 25 (Adult - Acute Care - Latin America Focus)  - 
Multi modal profiling of adults in low awareness states- a retrospective audit of concurrent SMART and MATLAS assessments
Julian W. O'Kelly*, Wendy Magee
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Multi-Dural-stabs -A new brain preserving technique - To evacuate Acute Subdural Hematoma with underlying severe traumatic brain edema.
Rashid Bhat*, Afzal Wani, Altaf Kirmani
Sher -i- kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Kashmir India 190011, India
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Music As A Measure Of Emotion In Traumatic Brain Injury
Tsee Leng Choy*, John Connolly, Jacob Morgan
McMaster University, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Music Therapy Assessment Tool For Low Awareness States (MATLAS): Establishing Reliability and Validity
Wendy Magee*1, Gemma Lenton-Smith2, Barb Daveson3, Richard Siegert3, Julian W. O'Kelly2
1TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, USA, 2ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR NEURO-DISABILITY, UK, 3CECILY SAUNDERS INSTITUTE KINGS COLLEGE, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Narrative Approaches to Brain Injury
Stephen weatherhead*1, Sarah walther2, David Todd3
1Lancaster University, UK, 2Institute of Narrative Therapy, UK, 3Brain Injury rehabilitation Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Natural History and Classification of Headache over One Year after Mild and Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Sylvia Lucas*, Jeanne Hoffman, Kathleen Bell, Sureyya Dikmen
University of Washington, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
Natural History of Storming in Severe Adolescent Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): An Observational and Descriptive Study
Lisa Cantore*, Julia Buch Wamstad, Kenneth Norwood, James Blackman, Peter Patrick
University of Virginia, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neural Correlate of Prospective Memory: On the Development of Experimental Paradigms for the Study of Cognitive Strategies Used to Improve Performance in Prospective Memory
Gabriela Cruz*, Kerry Kilborn, Jonathan Evans
University of Glasgow, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neurofeedback Training in Silent Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injury
Rajakumari Krishna*, Jamuna Rajeswaran, Indira Devi Bagavatula, Thennarasu Kandavel, Ashok Munivenkatappa
NIMHANS, India
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
NEUROINFLAMMATORY RESPONSES AND GLIAL CELL REACTIONS AFTER TRAUMATIC DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY IN MICE
Sara Ekmark Lewén*, Johanna Hedin, Olivia Kiwanuka, Gudrun Andrea, Anders Lewén, Lars Hillered, Niklas Marklund
Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 1 (Adult - Basic Animal Pathology)
NEUROLOGICAL, COGNITIVE AND ACADEMIC LONG-TERM OUTCOME FOLLOWING HOSPITALISATION FOR A SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME
Katia Lind*, Hanna Toure, Dominique Brugel, Anne Laurent-Vannier, Mathilde Chevignard
Hôpitaux de Saint Maurice, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Neurometabolic changes in the hippocampus of female concussed athletes following a sports-related concussion
Emilie Chamard*1, Luke Henry1, Yvan Boulanger2, Maryse Lassonde1
1University of Montreal, Canada, 2Saint-Luc Hospital, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neuronal-Glial Metabolic Uncoupling may Explain Progressive Irreversible Brain Injury Immediately Following Trauma
Sanju Lama*1, Boguslaw Tomanek2, Garnette Sutherland1
1University of Calgary, Canada, 2National Research Council of Canada - IBD West, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation of ABI/TBI Induced Vision impairment
Steen Aalberg1
1Kraskin & Skeffington Institute, Denmark, 2OEPF, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neuropathology of Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome after Head Injury
Kurt Jellinger
Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, Austria
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 2 (Adult - Human Pathology)
Neurophysiological indices of top-down attentional processing in minimally conscious patients: an ERP study
Caroline Schnakers*1, Marianne Lovstad2, Melanie Boly1, Dina Habbal1, Joseph Giacino3, Steve Majerus1, Steven Laureys1
1University of Liège, Belgium, 2Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway, 3Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Neuroprotective effects of mGluR5 agonist on traumatic brain injury in vitro and in vivo
Tao Chen*, Lei Zhang, Kai Huo, Xu Yan, Zhou Fei
Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neuroprotective Mechanisms of Xanthohumol, a Prenylated Flavonoid from Hops (Humulus lupulus), in Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion-Induced Brain Ischemia in Rats
Ting-Lin Yen, Joen-Rong Sheu*
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
NEUROPROTECTIVE ROLE FOR ACYLETHANOLAMIDES ON BRAIN INJURY, NEUROINFLAMMATION AND NEURODEGENERATION
FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ DE FONSECA*1, LAURA ORIO2, BORJA GARCIA-BUENO2, JUAN CARLOS LEZA2, JUAN SUAREZ1, LUIS MIGUEL GARCIA-SEGURA3, MARIA PAZ VIVEROS2, EMILIO FERNANDEZ-ESPEJO4
1FUNDACION IMABIS - HOSPITAL CARLOS HAYA, Spain, 2UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID, Spain, 3INSTITUTO CAJAL-CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS, Spain, 4UNVIERSIDAD DE SEVILLA, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 5 (Adult - Animal Treatment)
NEUROPSYCHIATRIC PECULIARITIES IN SINISTRALS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES.
Oleg Zaitsev*, Olesya Grinenko, Sergey Urakov, Gia Shahinian, Alexander Potapov
Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute, Russia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Neuropsychological function as a predictor of returning to work in TBI workers
Nai-Wen Guo*1, Pei-Shing Yang1, Yue Leon Guo2, Kuan-Han Lin3, Chii-Jeng Lin4
1Institute of Behavioral Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2Department of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and NTU Hospital, Taiwan, 3Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University School of Public Health, Taiwan, 4Schooll of Medicine, Taiwan
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Neuropsychological Function Twelve Months After Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Torun G. Finnanger*1, Toril Skandsen1, Stein Andersson2, Stian Lydersen1, Marit S. Indredavik1, Anne Vik1
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, 2Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Neuropsychological Intervention in the Acute Phase: a Controlled Trial Investigating the Emotional Wellbeing of Relatives of Patients with Severe Brain Injury.
Anne Norup*1, Lars Siert1, Erik Lykke Mortensen2
1Department of Neurorehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup., Denmark, 2Institute of Public Health and Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen., Denmark
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
Neuropsychological profiles of young offenders with and without brain injury
huw williams*, Darren Hinder, Hanna Meadham, Emma Hodges, Avril Mewse, Rebecca Davies, Cris Burgess
University of Exeter, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neuropsychological rehabilitation of semantic aphasia
Yulia Soloveva*, Luis Quintanar, Fernando Rodriguez
Master in Neuropsychology, Mexico
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neuropsychological support to relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury in the sub-acute phase.
Anne Norup*1, Karin Spangsberg Kristensen1, Lars Siert1, Ingrid Poulsen1, Erik Lykke Mortensen2
1Department of Neurorehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup., Denmark, 2Institute of Public Health and Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen., Denmark
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neurorehabilitation of Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury: Despite Severity of Injury or Time Elapsed from Injury
Stacy Levesque*1, Christin Moses1, Justin Moses1, Robert Voogt2
1Neurological Rehabilitation Living Centers, USA, 2Robert Voogt and Associates, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Neutralizing of inhibitory molecules (CSPGs or Nogo-A) combined with neurotrophin NT3 secretion and NMDA-NR2D expression establishes a functional “detour” in the hemisected spinal cord in rats.
Victor Arvanian
Stony Brook University and Northport VAMC, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 1 (Adult - Basic Animal Pathology)
New social cognition tests for patients with traumatic brain injury
Maarten Milders*1, Bruce Downey2, Zuzana Ovsonkova3, Vanessa Higgins3
1HeriotWatt University, UK, 2NHS Grampian, UK, 3University of Aberdeen, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
NHS Scotland National Managed Clinical Network For Acquired Brain Injury
Alan Carson*, Lorna Hall
National Services Division, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
N-methyl D-aspartate Receptor Mediated Oligodendrocyte Death In Hypoxic Periventricular White Matter
Madhuvika Murugan, Gurugirijha Rathnasamy*, Charanjit Kaur
Dept. of Anatomy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
No specific effect of whole-body vibration training after acquired brain injury: A double-blind randomized controlled study
Christina Brogårdh*, Ulla-Britt Flansbjer, Jan Lexell
Dept of Rehabilitation medicine, Skåne university hospital, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Nociception Coma Scale-Revised scores correlate with pain matrix metabolism as measured by PET
Camille Chatelle*, Aurore Thibaut, Mélanie Boly, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Steven Laureys, Caroline Schnakers
Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Non-invasive alternating current stimulation improves subjective visual functioning in optic neuropathy
Carolin Gall1, Sein Schmidt2, Stephan A. Brandt2, Anton B. Fedorov3, Bernhard A. Sabel*1
1Institute of Medical Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, 2Department of Neurology, Universitätsmedizin Charité, Germany, 3EBS Technologies GmbH, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 9 (Adult - Sensory)
NON-INVASIVE ALTERNATING CURRENT STIMULATION INDUCES RECOVERY FROM STROKE
Anton Fedorov*1, Yulia Chibisova1, Carolin Gall1, Bernhard A. Sabel1
1Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany, 2Mechnikov Medical Academy, Russia, 3EBS technologies, Germany
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 31 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention, con't.)  - 
Non-metallic and metallic craniocerebral missile injuries in civilian Kashmir - varied outcome.
Rashid Bhat*, Afzal Wani, Altaf Kirmani
Sher -i- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Kashmir India, India
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Norm-Adjusted Mini-Mental State Examination and Frontal Assessment Battery Scores Predict Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury
David B. Arciniegas*1, Kimberly L. Frey1, Hal S. Wortzel2, Peter J. Wagner1, Jody Newman1, C. Alan Anderson1
1Neurobehavioral Disorders Program, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA, 2VISN-19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 26 (Adult - Assessment/Outcome)  - 
Observational Study of Helmet Usage in a Rural Community
Margaret Williams
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Occupational therapists’ practice patterns for clients having cognitive impairment following acquired brain injury
Kajsa Holmqvist*, Ann-Britt Ivarsson, Marie Holmefur
Örebro University, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Older Adults with Acquired Brain Injury: Functional Independence Measures after Inpatient Rehabilitation
Angela Colantonio*1, Vincy Chan1, Amy Chen2, Brandon Zagorski1, Daria Parsons3, Rika Vander Laan3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 29 (Adult - Aging)  - 
Older Adults with Acquired Brain Injury: Who Are They and Where Do They Go?
Vincy Chan*1, Angela Colantonio1, Amy Chen2, Brandon Zagorski1, Daria Parsons3, Rika Vander Laan3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
OPERATION HEADWAY/ NOGGIN KNOWLEDGE: A NOVEL PROGRAM FOR POLICE ENFORCEMENT OF BIKE HELMET LEGISLATION
Lynne Fenerty*1, Sherry Huybers3, David B. Clarke1, John Leblanc2, Simon Walling1
1QEII HSC, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University, Canada, 2IWK Health Centre, Department of Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Canada, 3Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
“ORPHAN PATIENTS”, A UNIQUE, IMPORTANT, AND UNSTUDIED GROUP OF TBI PATIENTS IN LATIN AMERICA AND OTHER LMIC’S
Randall Chesnut*1, Juanita Celix1, Kelley Chaddock1, Sureyya Dikman1, Sylvia Lujan2, Gustavo Petroni2, James Pridgeon1, Carlos Rondina2, Nancy Temkin2, Jason Barber1, Joan Machamer1, Walter Videtta2
1University of Washington, USA, 2Fundacion ALAS, Argentina
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 25 (Adult - Acute Care - Latin America Focus)  - 
Outcome after decompressive craniectomy following evacuation of traumatic intradural mass lesions
Dhaval Shukla, Ashok Munivenkatappa*, Akhil Deepika Kumarasamy, Indira Devi Bhagavatula
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Outcome following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The interplay of concussion and post-traumatic stress
Luke Mounce*, Huw Williams
Exeter University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 20 (Adult - Mild TBI Assessment)  - 
Over-load effects of copper chloride on primary cultured rat astrocytes
Hao-Lu Hu, Yan-Lin Zhao, Xiao-Ping Wang*
Shanghai First People''s HospitalDepart of Neurology,Shanghai Jiao-Tong University, China
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Ozzies Vs Pommies. Do we see things differently? Comparing TASIT data in UK vs Australia.
Clare Keohane*, Leyla Prince, Jessica Ingham
Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Parametric Comparisons of Human Head Finite Element Models in Simulating Concussive Impacts
Songbai Ji*1, Jonathan Beckwith2, Richard Greenward2, Richard Bolander2, James Ford3, Laura Flashman3, Keith Paulsen1, Thomas McAllister3
1Dartmouth College, USA, 2Simbex, USA, 3Dartmouth Medical School, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Pattern and outcome of motorcyclists head injury in Ilorin, Nigeria A. S Yusuf, T. O. Odebode, J. O. Adeniran
AYODEJI SALMAN YUSUF*, TIMOTHY OLUGBENGA ODEBODE, JAMES O. ADENIRAN
UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, Nigeria
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Peer Support Mentoring Programs after brain injury: Do they make a difference?
Judith Gargaro*1, Kathryn Boschen2
1Univeristy Health Network, Canada, 2Bridgepoint Health, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
Peripheral nerve crossing treats the spastic upper extremity caused by central neurological injury
Wen-Dong Xu*, Xu-Yun Hua, Mou-Xiong Zheng, Jian-Guang Xu, Yu-Dong Gu
Department of Hand Surgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 4 (Pediatric - Animal Treatment & Pathology, Human Models & Outcome)
Permanent Impairments due to Mental & Behavioral Disorder in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury, according to AMA Guides 6th Edition
Armando Miciano, M.D.
Nevada Rehabilitation Institute, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Perturbations in histology, cerebral metabolism and development of cognitive deficits after mild and severe fluid percussion brain injury
Enci Mary Kan*1, Kian Chye Ng1, Loyola D'Silva2, Nikita Agarwal2, Sankar Seramani2, Sanjay Kumar Verma2, Sembasivam Sendhil Velan2, Ying Ying Zou3, Eng-Ang Ling3, Jia Lu1
1DSO National Laboratories, Singapore, 2Agency for Science Technology and Research, Singapore, 3National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
PINEAL CYSTS - A BENIGN CONSEQUENCE OF MILD HYPOXIA IN A NEAR-TERM BRAIN
Tina Bregant*1, Milan Rados2, Meta Derganc3, David Neubauer1, Ivica Kostovic2
1Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children's Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 3Department of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Plasma biomarker and therapeutic target identification in models of single and repetitive Traumatic Brain Injury
Fiona Crawford*, Gogce Crynen, Jon Reed, Benoit Mouzon, Scott Ferguson, Alex Bishop, Myles Mullan, Bunmi Ojo, Jim Evans, Michael Mullan
Roskamp Institute, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
POLYMERIC BIOMATERIALS COMBINED WITH LIPOIC ACID AS A THERAPY AFTER A CORTICAL BRAIN INJURY.
Brenda Rocamonde*1, Sara Paradells1, Isidoro Olmeda1, Maria Miranda1, Francisco Javier Romero2, Jorge Barcia2, Carlos Barcia3, José Manuel Verdugo4, José Miguel Soria1
1Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrea, Spain, 2Universidad Católica San Vicente Martir, Spain, 3Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 4Instituto Cavanilles, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Polymeric material “Reperen” for neuronal culture transplantation after brain injury
I.V. Mukhina, A.S. Trifonova*, O.S. Baskina, M.V. Vedunova
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical academy, Russia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Positron Emission Tomography of Neuroinflammation in Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury Using Copper-64 (II) Chloride as a Tracer
Fangyu Peng*1, Huawei Cai1, Steven Kernie1, Gui Zhang1, Otto Muzik2, Ramon Diaz-Arrastia3
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA, 2Wayne State University, USA, 3Uniformed Services University of the Health Science, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Possible translational study to the clinic of a combat zone-like mouse model of Blast Brain Injury
Chaim G. (Chagi) Pick*1, Vardit Rubovitch1, Lital Rachmany1, David Tweedie2, Barry J. Hoffer3, Shaul Schreiber4, Nigel H. Greig2
1Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, 2Laboratory of Neurosciences, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, USA, 3Cellular Neurobiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA, 4Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Israel
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
POST TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY FATIGUE- FINDING A FOCUS
Fiona Haughey
National Rehabilitation Hospital, Ireland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Post-Concussion and Traumatic Stress Symptoms Following Combat-Related Polytrauma: Influence of Traumatic Brain Injury
Rael Lange*1, Louis French2, Felicia Johnson3, Aditya Bhagwat4, Grant Iverson5
1Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & University of British Columbia, USA, 2Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA, 3Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, USA, 4Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & United States Public Health Service, USA, 5University of British Columbia & Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Post-mortem quantification of traumatic tissue changes in white matter regions using diffusion weighted MRI
Nikolaus Krebs*1, Christian Langkammer1, Stefan Ropele2, Franz Fazekas2, Kathrin Yen3, Eva Scheurer1
1Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Clinical Forensic Imaging, Austria, 2Department of Neurology, Medical University Graz, Austria, 3Institute of Forensic and Traffic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
POSTTRAUMATIC LONG-TERM BASAL CSF LEAKAGE: SURGICAL TREATMENT AND OUTCOMES
Vladimir Okhlopkov*, Alexander Potapov, Alexander Kravchuk, Leonid Likhterman, Anton Gavrilov, Dmitriy Kapitanov
The Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute, Russia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Attention Bias and Heart Rate after Severe Brain Injury
Louise McNeill*1, Thomas McMillan1, Andrew Harrison2
1University of Glasgow, UK, 2Scottish Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Practical using ICF of patients after TBI, legislation according ICF
Olga Svestkova*, Yvona Angerova
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, First Medical Faculty, Charles University, Czech Republic
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Pragmatic difficulties and compensatory instruments in children with traumatic brain injury: communication training in small groups.
mauro ventura*, fabio quarin, erika massaccesi
bambino gesù children hospital, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Predicted versus observed outcome for patients undergoing evacuation of traumatic Acute Subdural Haematoma
Lucia M. Li*1, Angelos G. Kolias1, Mathew R. Guilfoyle1, Ivan Timofeev1, Elizabeth A. Corteen1, Anne Manktelow1, David K. Menon1, John D. Pickard1, Peter J. Kirkpatrick1, Peter J. Hutchinson1
1Division of Neurosurgery, Addenbrookes Hospital and Cambridge University, UK, 2Division of Anaesthesia, Addenbrookes Hospital and Cambridge University, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
Predicting Costs of Care Following Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in the Context of a No-fault Accident Compensation System
Jennie Ponsford*1, Gershon Spitz1, John Taffe1, Fiona Cromarty1, David Gifford1
1Monash University, Australia, 2Epworth Hospital, Australia, 3Transport Accident Commission, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Predicting Long-term Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury: An Empirical Investigation of the Reserve Hypothesis.
Yifat Levi*1, Eli Vakil1, Eugenia Agranov3, Michal Sela2, Anna Sverdlik3, Yuri Rassovsky1
1Department of Psychology and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 2Department of Behavioral Sciences, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv – Yaffo, Israel, 3Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel, and the Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Medicine, Israel
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Predicting the outcome of mild traumatic brain injury in children
Karen Barlow*, Susan Crawford, Deborah Dewie
University of Calgary, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
Prediction of Functional and Employment Outcome 1 Year after Traumatic Brain Injury: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach
Michael Schönberger*1, Jennie Ponsford2, John Olver3, Michael Ponsford3, Markus Wirtz6
1Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany, 2School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Australia, 3Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Epworth Hospital, Australia, 4National Trauma Research Institute, Australia, 5Monash University, Australia, 6University of Education, Germany
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 28 (Adult - Vocational)  - 
Predictors and Indicators of School Functioning in Children 1-8 years following Traumatic Brain Injury
Claire Williams*1, Simon Redpath2
1Psychology Department, Swansea University, UK, 2Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit, Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Abertaw Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Predictors of Cognitive Activity Limitations One Year after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Jens Bak Sommer*1, Anne Norup1, Ingrid Poulsen1, Jesper Mogensen2
1Department of Neurorehabilitation, TBI-unit, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark, 2The Unit for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Predictors of Disability-free Recovery Following Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Eric Schneider*1, Sandeepa Sur2, Josh Duckworth1, Robert Kowalski1, David Efron1, Hali Hambridge1, Robert Stevens1
1Johns Hopkins University, USA, 2Tulane University, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Predictors of Headache Density after Traumatic Brain Injury
William C. Walker, Jennifer H. Marwitz*, Jessica M. Ketchum, Amber R. Wilk
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
Preliminary Evaluation of the Clinical Practice Guideline for Vocational Evaluation Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Translating Research Evidence into Practice
Mary Stergiou-Kita*1, Deirdre Dawson1, Susan Rappolt1
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Baycrest, Canada, 3St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Preliminary study of diagnostic ultrasound associated with microbubbles to open the rat blood brain barrier through the skull
Yi Song, Yu Liu, Shicheng Qin*
No. 1 Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Prevalence and Characteristics of Chronic Pituitary Dysfunction after Blast-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Charles W. Wilkinson*1, Elaine R. Peskind1, Elizabeth A. Colasurdo1, Kathleen F. Pagulayan1, Jane B. Shofer2
1VA Puget Sound Health Care System, USA, 2University of Washington, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
Prevention of the Shaken Baby Syndrome by a short information of the parents about baby crying and ways to cope with it at the marternity: a feasibility study.
Hina SIMONNET*, Mathilde CHEVIGNARD, Sakil VALIMAHOMED, Marie HULLY, Anne LAURENT VANNIER
Hôpitaux de Saint Maurice, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Problems And Needs Of Severe Brain Injured Patients’ Families: A Study Carried Out In Lombardy.
Annamaria Quarenghi, Gianpietro Salvi*, Cristina Valiante, Laura Manzoni, Laura Smirni, Marcello Simonini
Casa di Cura Dottori Quarenghi, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Professional reintegration and behavioural disturbances 2 years after severe traumatic brain injury.
Marcela Lippert-Grüner*, Yvona Angerova
Medical faculty university of Cologne, ANR Bonn, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Proposal of a new behavioral scoring system in neurointensive care unit: the NEUROSCORE.
Lara Prisco*1, Mario Ganau2, Giorgio Berlot1
1Training School in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; University Hospital of Cattinara, Italy, 2Graduate School of Nanotechnology; University of Trieste, Italy
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Prospective memory assessment for persons with traumatic brain injury
David W.K. Man*1, Jennifer Fleming1, Lydia Hohaus1, David Shum1
1The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2The University of Queensland, Australia, 3Griffith University, Australia, 4Griffith Unversity, Australia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
Prospective Memory Intervention for Adolescents with Acquired Brain Injury: A Preliminary Study
Rebecca Rous*1, Malcolm Adams1, Jessica Fish2, Tom Manly2, Anna Adlam1
1University of East Anglia, UK, 2MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Prospective study of a community reintegration programme for patients with acquired chronic brain injury: effects on caregivers’ emotional burden and family functioning
Gert Geurtsen*1, Caroline van Heugten2, Ron Meijer1, Juan Martina1, Sander Geurts3
1Rehabilitation centre Groot Klimmendaal, The Netherlands, 2Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 3Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 31 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention, con't.)  - 
Protective effect of agmatine on a rat model of transient cerebral ischemia: MR imaging and histopathologic findings
Che-Chuan Wang*1, Yi-Ching Huang2, Tai-Jen Chuang4, Jia-Wei Lin5, Chung-Zhing Yang3, Ching-Ping Chang1
1Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 2Department of Radiology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying,, Taiwan, 3Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan, 5Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Medical University-Shuang-Ho Hospital; and Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Psychological and adjustment problems due to acquired brain lesions in pediatric patients of preschool age
Valentina Pastore*, Katia Colombo, Federica Villa, Susanna Galbiati, Annarita Adduci, Geraldina Poggi, Monica Recla, Mariarosaria Liscio, Paolo Avantaggiato, Sandra Strazzer
IRCCS E.Medea- Associazione La Nostra Famiglia, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERIORATION MANY YEARS AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Howard Jackson
TRU Ltd, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Psychological Problems and their Impact on Carers in Diverse Long Term Neurological Conditions
Diana Jackson*1, Jennifer Harris1, Lynne Turner-Stokes1
1King's College London, UK, 2University of Dundee, UK, 3King's College London, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
Psychometric properties of the Cooking Task, an ecological assessment of executive functioning in patients with acquired brain injuries
Frédérique Poncet*1, Chantal Taillefer2, Julie Lamoureux3, Bonnie Swaine4, Pascale Pradat-Diehl5, Mathilde Chevignard6
1APHP, Service de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation. Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière; Université Paris6, France; Er6-UPMC;Université de Montréal, Canada;CRIR, France, 2APHP, Service de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation. Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière,, France, 3Université de Montréal, Médecine Sociale et Préventine, Canada, 4Université de Montréal, CRIR, Canada, 5APHP, Service de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation. Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Er-6 UPMC, France, 6Department of Rehabilitation for Children with Acquired Brain Injury. Hôpital National de Saint Maurice; Er6-UPMC, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Public understanding of mild traumatic brain injury in the British military
Vicknaeshwari Marimuther*, Dora Brown, Adrian Coyle
University of Surrey, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
QOLIBRI and GOSE Cover the Relevant Domains of TBI Patients’ Functioning
Sanna Koskinen*1, Lindsay Wilson2, Eeva-Maija Hokkinen1, Jaana Sarajuuri1, Seija Talo3
1Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre, Finland, 2University of Stirling, UK, 3University of Turku, Finland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS AFTER NEONATAL HYPOXIC-ISHAEMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY
Tina Bregant*1, Meta Derganc1, David Neubauer1
1Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children's Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2Department of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
QUALITY OF SURVIVAL (QOS) OF CHILDREN IN THE RANDOMISED MULTICENTRE PNET4 STUDY OF HYPERFRACTIONATED (HFRT) VERSUS STANDARD RADIOTHERAPY (STRT) IN CHILDREN WITH STANDARD RISK MEDULLOBLASTOMA
Colin Kennedy*1, Kim Bull1, David Culliford1, Mathilde Chevignard2, Helen Spoudeas3, Gabriele Calaminus4
1University of Southampton, UK, 2University of Pierre et Marie-Curie Paris 6, France, 3University College London, UK, 4University of Muenster, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 4 (Pediatric - Animal Treatment & Pathology, Human Models & Outcome)
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Employment Outcomes for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal Investigation 1-5 Years After Injury
Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla*1, Jessica M. Ketchum1, Allen N. Lewis1, Denise Krch2, Kelli W. Gary1, Brett Anthony Dodd Jr.3
1Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA, 3University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, DOUBLE BLIND, CROSSOVER CLINICAL TRIAL WITH ZOLPIDEM IN PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
MYRTHA O´VALLE RODRIGUEZ*2, BELEN MOLINER MUÑOZ1, Mª DOLORES NAVARRO PÉREZ1, RAQUEL BALMASEDA SERRANO2, CAROLINA COLOMER FONT1, JOAN FERRI CAMPOS1, ENRIQUE NOÉ SEBASTIAN1
1SERVICIO DE NEUROREHABILITACION. HOSPITAL NISA VALENCIA AL MAR, Spain, 2SERVICIO DE NEUROREHABILITACION. HOSPITAL NISA SEVILLA-ALJARAFE, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Recovery in Mood up to 12 months following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Mark A. Slatyer*, Clive E. Skilbeck, K Holm
University of Tasmania, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 24 (Adult - Neuropsychiatry)  - 
Reduced N400 Semantic Priming Effects in Adult Survivors of Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Christina Knuepffer*1, Bruce E Murdoch1, David Lloyd1, Fiona M Lewis1, Fiona J Hinchliffe2
1The University of Queensland, Australia, 2Mater Medical Research Institute, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Reduction of Cranial Computed Tomography for Pediatric Blunt Head Trauma through Implementation of Computerized Provider Order Entry Order Sets
Shireen Atabaki1, James Chamberlain*1, Samira Shahzeidi1, Kathleen Brown1, Brian Jacobs1
1Childrens National Medical Center, USA, 2The George Washington Unviersity School of Medicine and Health Sciences, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
REGION-SPECIFIC BRAIN VOLUME REDUCTION IN ADOLESCENTS WITH PERINATAL MILD TO MODERATE HYPOXIC-ISCHAEMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY
Tina Bregant*1, Milan Rados2, Lana Vasung2, Meta Derganc3, David Neubauer1, Ivica Kostovic2
1Department of Pediatric Neurology, University Children's Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 3Department of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, University Medical CentreLjubljana, Slovenia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
Regulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress by p62/ZIP through the Keap1-Nrf2-ARE signaling pathway in rat cerebral cortex after focal cerebral ischemia/reperfusion
Weiwei Wang*, Jinsong Kang, Hongyan Li, Jing Su, Ye Xu, Huimei Yu, Xiyan Xiang, Haowei Yi, Yuxiong Lu, Liankun Sun
Department of Pathophysiology, Norman Bethune College of Medicine, Jilin University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
REHABILITATION OF EVERYDAY MEMORY PROBLEMS IN A MEMORY AIDS CLINIC
Bonnie-Kate Dewar*1, Michael Kopelman1, Narinder Kapur2
1Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK, 2University College London, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Rehabilitation of executive function deficits following acquired brain injury: a randomised controlled trial of Goal Management Training and Implementation Intentions for the improvement of prospective memory.
Andrew Wood*, Fiona Scott, Satu Baylan, Jonathan Evans
University of Glasgow, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
Rehabilitation of infants with Congenital Volkmann Ischemic Contracture.
Igor Popik*1, Rosa Amorim2, Lurdes Palhau3
1Hospital de São Teotónio, Portugal, 2Hospital Central Especializado de Crianças Maria Pia, Portugal, 3Hospital Geral de Santo António, Portugal
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Rehabilitation of Memory and Functional Impairments in Patients with Acquired Brain Injury.
Carlos José De los Reyes Aragón*, Karol Gutiérrez Ruiz, Melissa Alejandra Rodríguez Díaz, Arturo Enrique Sánchez Herrera
Universidad del Norte, Colombia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Rehabilitation of postural control in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
David Drijkoningen*1, Karen Caeyenberghs1, Catharine Vander Linden2, Stefan Sunaert3, Stephan Swinnen1
1KULeuven, Belgium, 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Belgium, 3University Hospital, Belgium
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Rehabilitation Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury Sustained in Motorcycle Accidents as Compared to Cars or Pedestrian Injuries: a Single-Center 10 years experience.
Elior Moreh*, Zeev Meiner
Physical Medicine & REhabilitation Department, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Israel
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Relationship between amount of therapy input received and routinely collected administrative data in an acute paediatric neurorehabilitation service.
Ram Kumar
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Relationship between chronic lead toxicity and plasma neurotransmitters in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia
Afaf El-Ansary*1, Abir Ben Bacha1, Layla Al-Ayahdi1
1a: Biochemistry Department, Science College, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2b: Autism Research and Treatment Centre, Saudi Arabia, 3c: Shaik AL-Amodi Autism Research Chair, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 4d: Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 9 (Adult - Sensory)
Relationship Between Outcome Measures And Life Fulfillment After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Elaine de Guise*1, Joanne LeBlanc1, Harle Thomas1, Kim Meyer1, Cathlyn Robinson1, Julie Lamoureux2, Marie-Claude Champoux1, Céline Couturier1, Michel Abouassaly1, Howell Lin1, Mohammed Maleki1, Eric Roger3, Jennifer Duplantie1, Mitra Feyz1
1McGill University Health Center, Canada, 2University of Montreal, Canada, 3University of New York, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Relationship between Sonic Hedgehog protein, Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Oxidative Stress in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Laila AL-Ayadhi
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Research and Treatment Center, AL-Amodi Autism Research Chair, Saudi Arabia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Reliability of the Lifetime Traumatic Brain Injury History General Population Survey
Jeffrey Cuthbert*1, Gale Whiteneck1, John Corrigan2, Jennifer Bogner2
1Craig Hospital, USA, 2Ohio State University, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 19 (Adult - Epidemiology and Service Models)  - 
Remediation of alexia and agraphia using a multi-modal approach: Issues for the Visual Word Form Area. A case study
Lynne Barker*1, Nicholas Morton2, Charles Romanowski3, Kevin Gosden2
1Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 2Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services, UK, 3Dept; of Neuroradiology, Sheffield Hallamshire Hospital, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 17 (Adult - Cognitive Function)  - 
Repetition matters: Number of steps in outpatient physical therapy with technology-assisted gait training interventions
Amber Devers*, Ashley Crawford, Sarah Saxton
Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
REPETITIVE NON-INVASIVE ALTERNATING CURRENT STIMULATION IMPROVES VISION IN PATIENTS WITH LONG LASTING TRAUMATIC OPTIC NEUROPATHY
Anton Fedorov*1, Yulia Chibisova1, Carolin Gall1, Bernhard A. Sabel1
1Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany, 2Mechnikov Medical Academy, Russia, 3EBS Technologies GmbH, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 9 (Adult - Sensory)
Response inhibition by negative emotions in facial expressions in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury and Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Reinoud Achterkamp*1, Betty Bakker1, Wiebo H. Brouwer1, Joukje Van der Naalt2, Joke M. Spikman1
1University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Results of the citicoline brain injury treatment (COBRIT) trial
Ross Zafonte*1, Beth Ansel1, William Freidwald1, Thomas Novack1, Shelly Timmons1, Howard Eisenberg1, Joe Ricker1, Randall Merchant1, Nancy Temkin1, Jack Jallo1, Emilia Bagiella1
1Harvard, USA, 2NIH, USA, 3Columbia University, USA, 4University of Alabama, USA, 5Gesinger Medical center, USA, 6University of Maryland, USA, 7University of Pittsburgh, USA, 8Virgina Commonwealth University, USA, 9University of Washington, USA, 10Thomas Jefferson University, USA, 11Mt Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 30 (Adult - Drug Treatments)  - 
Resveratrol Suppresses Calcium-Mediated Microglial Activation and Rescues Hippocampal Neurons of Adult Rats following Acute Bacterial Meningitis
Ji-Nan Sheu1, Ling-Yuh Shyu1, Fu-Der Mai2, Li-You Chen1, Wen-Chieh Liao1, Chyn-Tair Lan1, Hung-Ming Chang*1
1Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan, 2Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Retrospective survey of infections occurring in patients with disorders of consciousness
vinod metta*, paul anthony carroll
royal national hospital for rheumatic diseases, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Return to full functioning after graded exercise assessment and progressive exercise treatment for post-concussion syndrome: Pilot data from a university concussion clinic
Barry Willer*, John Baker, Michael Frietas, John Leddy
State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 3 (Adult - Psychological Therapy)
Return to Work: What Did People With Acquired Brain Injury Experience?
Judith van Velzen*1, Coen van Bennekom2, Max van Dormolen2, Judith Sluiter3, Monique Frings-Dresen3
1Heliomare rehabilitation center, Departments: Research and Development, and Institute of Vocational Assessment and Education, Wijk aan Zee & Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Departmen, The Netherlands, 2Heliomare rehabilitation center, Departments: Research and Development, and Institute of Vocational Assessment and Education, The Netherlands, 3Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department: Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Returning to Work following Traumatic Brain Injury: Exploring the Experience of the Journey
Louise Conneeley
Coventry University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 28 (Adult - Vocational)  - 
Risk Factors for Development of PTSD in US Military Service Members Following Polytrauma and Mild-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury
Louis French1, Tracey Brickell2, Rael Lange*3
1Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA, 2Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, USA, 3Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & University of British Columbia, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Risk Factors For Discharge From Inpatient Rehabilitation To Institutional Care In Younger Adults With Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Douglas Gentleman
University of Dundee, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Role of Immature Platelet Fraction As a Measure of Thrombocytopenia and Its Relation with Organ Failure In Brain Injury Patients within 24 hours after injury.
Bhaumik Shah*, Arulselvi Subramanium, Deepak Agrawal, Asok Mukhopadhyay
ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, India
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Role Of Microglial Iron And Iron Regulatory Proteins In Hypoxic Periventricular White Matter Damage In The Neonatal Brain
Gurugirijha Rathnasamy*, Eng-Ang Ling, Charanjit Kaur
Dept. of Anatomy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Role of Olfactory Receptor in Traumatic Brain Injury-Associated Tauopathy
Giulio Pasinetti*2, Wayne Gordon1, Lap Ho1, Wei Zhao1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA, 2James J Peters VA Medical Center, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 2 (Adult - Human Pathology)
Runx1t1 (runt-related transcription factor 1; translocated to, 1) Regulates The Proliferation Of Microglia After Traumatic Brain Injury
Nimmi Baby*1, Eng-Ang Ling1, Jia Lu2, S.Thameem Dheen1
1National University Of Singapore, Singapore, 2DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
S100 B protein levels as a predictive serum marker of brain death in severe head-injured patients.
Francisco Murillo-Cabezas*1, Juan-José Egea-Guerrero1, Elena Gordillo-Escobar1, Judy Enamorado-Enamorado1, Jaume Revuelto-Rey1, Angel Vilches-Arenas2, Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez3, María Pacheco-Sanchez1, Zaida RuizdeAzua-López1, Jose-María Domínguez-Roldán.1
1NeuroCritical Care Unit. Virgen del Rocio University Hospital, Spain, 2Statistical Department. University of Seville., Spain, 3Biochemistry Department. Virgen del Rocío University Hospital, Spain
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
S-100B Does Not Predict Outcome After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Gabriel Ryb*, Patricia Dischinger, Carnell Cooper, Kimberly Auman, Joseph Kufera
University of Maryland, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Saebo Flex - Innovative Technique to improve arm function following aquired brain injury
Ana Gollega*1, Sharon Renton1
1ARBI, Canada, 2SAEBO, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Salience network integrity predicts default mode network function after traumatic brain injury.
David Sharp*1, Tim Ham1, Robert Leech1, Kirsi Kinnunen1, Mitul Mehta3, Richard Greenwood2, Valerie Bonnelle1
1Imperial College London, UK, 2University College London, UK, 3Kings College London, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
School-based Factors Contribute to Successful School Reintegration of Children and Youth with Acquired Brain Injury
Dawn Good*1, Peter Rumney2, Janette McDougall3, Sheila Bennett1, Carole DeMatteo4, Rhonda Martinussen2, Nancy DeCourville1
1Brock University, Canada, 2University of Toronto, Canada, 3Thames Valley Children's Treatment Centre, Canada, 4McMaster University, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Seizures Following Encephalitis
Elaine Dowell1, Margaret Hersee1, Steven White2, Ava Easton*1
1The Encephalitis Society, UK, 2Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Self-Awareness following Paediatric Brain Injury - a literature review
Lorna Wales*1, Carol Hawley2, Peter Sidebotham2
1The Children's Trust, UK, 2University of Warwick, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Self-esteem following brain injury: exploration of the structure, reliability and validity of the Robson Self-Esteem Questionnaire
Joseph Deakins*1, David Rose2, Fergus Gracey3
1Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, 2Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, UK, 3NIHR-Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (CLAHRC-CP), Cambridge University Dept of Psychiatry, UK, 4Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Cambridgeshire Community Services (NHS) Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Self-Report Instruments for Assessing Sleep Dysfunction in Traumatic Brain Injury Population: A Systematic Review
Tatyana Mollayeva*1, Angela Colantonio2
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Self-reported health and influence on life situation 5-8 years after paediatric traumatic brain injury
Barbro Renström*1, Kerstin Söderman2, Erik Domellöf3, Ingrid Emanuelson4
1Kolbäcken Child Rehabilitation Centre, Sweden, 2Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation,, Sweden, 3Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Sweden, 4Department for Health of Women and Children, Göteborg University, Sweden
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
SELF-STRUCTURING : COPING WITH EXECUTIVE IMPAIRMENTS
Howard Jackson
TRU Ltd, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
SENSITIVELY MEASURING CHANGE IN HAND PERFROMANCE FOLLOWING BOTULINUM TOXIN-A INJECTIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF UPPER LIMB SPASTICITY
Hannah Barden1, Melissa Nott1, Ian Baguley*1, Christine Chapparo2, Robert Heard2
1Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Westmead Hospital, Australia, 2Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Serum levels of S100B from jugular bulb as a biomarker of poor prognosis in patients with severe acute brain injury.
María A. Ballesteros*1, María I. Rubio-López1, Ana M.L. Padilla3, Maria San Martín2, Marcos López-Hoyos2, Eduardo Miñambres1
1Intensive Care Service.University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla.IFIMAV, Spain, 2Inmunology Service. University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla.IFIMAV, Spain, 3Clinical Analysis Service. University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla.IFIMAV, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
Serum MAP-2 levels at 6 months after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Correlate with Outcome
Stefania Mondello*1, Andrea Gabrielli1, Sheila Catani3, Mariagrazia D'Ippolito3, Jixiang Mo Seaney2, Kara Schmid4, Frank Tortella1, Kevin Wang1, Ronald Hayes1, Rita Formisano1
1University of Florida, USA, 2Banyan Biomarkers, Inc., USA, 3Santa Lucia Foundation, Italy, 4Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Severe Brain-Damage Deaths In Non–ICU (Intensive Care Unit) Departments In The Emilia-Romagna Region: A Possibility To Increase Organ Procurement For Transplantation?
Carlo De Cillia*, Angelo Ghirardini, Dino Gibertoni, Lorenza Ridolfi
Emilia-Romagna Transplant Reference Centre, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Severe traumatic brain injuries in the elderly
Mario Ganau2, Nikolaos Syrmos3, Lara Prisco*1, Laura Ganau4
1Training School in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Cattinara, Italy, 2Graduate School of Nanotechnology, University of Trieste, Italy, 3Neurosurgery Department, Aristoteleian University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, Greece, 4School of Medicine, University of Cagliari, Italy
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in a High Income Country: A Population-based Prospective Cohort Study
Ezra Bottequin*1, Guy Haller1, Patrick Schoettker2, Patrick Ravussin3, Monika Brodmann4, John Stover5, Zürcher Zürcher6, Joseph Osterwalder7, Alois Haller8, Adrian Wäckelin9, Christoph Haberthür10, Javier Fandino11, Bernhard Walder1
1Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, 2Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Centre of Lausanne, Switzerland, 3Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital of Sion, Switzerland, 4Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland, 5Division of Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland, 6Departement of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland, 7Emergency Department, Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Switzerland, 8Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Switzerland, 9Division of Intensive Care, Kantonsspital Graubünden, Switzerland, 10Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Kantonsspital Luzern, Switzerland, 11Neurosurgery, Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Severity and Frequency of Head Impacts Sustained by Football Players on Days of Diagnosed Concussion Diagnosis
Jonathan Beckwith*1, Richard Greenwald1, Jeffrey Chu1, Joseph Crisco2, Steve Rowson3, Stefan Duma3, Steven Broglio4, Thomas McAllister5, Kevin Guskiewicz6, Jason Mihalik6, Scott Anderson7, Brock Schnebel8, Gunnar Brolinson9, Brian Lund10, Michael Collins11
1Simbex, USA, 2Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, USA, 3VirginiaTech - Wake Forest, Center for Injury Biomechanics, USA, 4University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, USA, 5Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, USA, 6Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, USA, 7Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Oklahoma, USA, 8Departments of Orthopedics and Athletics, University of Oklahoma, USA, 9Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA, 10Department of Sports Medicine, Indiana University, USA, 11Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Shaken baby syndrome, what 's new?
Anne LAURENT-VANNIER
hopitaux de saint Maurice, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Shock loading-induced Traumatic Brain Injuries in animal models-experimental and computational studies
Namas Chandra*1, Raj Gupta1
1University of nebraksa-lincoln, USA, 2Army Medical Research and Materials Command, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Short term right median nerve stimulation arouse profound variation of brain blood perfusion and microRNA expression on traumatic coma patients
Guoyi Gao*1, Jiyao Jiang1, Edwin Cooper2
1Renji Hospital, Shanghai jiaotong University, School of Medicine, China, 2Lenoir Memorial Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Should magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) be performed early after traumatic brain injury? Serial MRI during the first year post- injury.
Toril Skandsen*1, Kent Goran Moen1, Mari Folvik2, Kjell Arne Kvistad3, Jana Rydland2, Anne Vik1
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Institute of Neuroscience, Norway, 2St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Department of diagnostic imaging, Norway, 3Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of circulation and imaging, Norway
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Significance of Retrograde Amnesia in Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Teemu Luoto*1, Anneli Kataja2, Antti Brander2, Grant Iverson3, Juha Öhman1
1Department of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 2Medical Imaging Centre, Department of Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 3Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 20 (Adult - Mild TBI Assessment)  - 
Singing in aphasia: a critical review of Melodic Intonation Therapy
Ineke van der Meulen*1, Mieke van de Sandt-Koenderman1, Gerard Ribbers1
1Rotterdam Neurorehabilitation Research (RoNeRes), Rijndam rehabilitation Centre, The Netherlands, 2Erasmus MC, dep. of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Sirtuin3, a protein deacetylase Regulates Reactive Oxygen Species in Activated Microglia following Traumatic Brain Injury
Parakalan Rangarajan1, Jia Lu2, Eng-Ang Ling1, Thameem Dheen*1
1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute,DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Skeletal Maturation and Related Factors in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy
Myung Jun Shin*, Sun Cha Young, Jae Hyeok Chang, Yong Beom Shin, Yun Kyung Jeon
Pusan national university hospital, Republic of Korea
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
SKI AND SNOWBOARD HELMET USE IN NOVA SCOTIA; DEMOGRAPHICS AND INFLUENCING FACTORS
Lynne Fenerty*1, Ginette Thibault-Halman1, Jacob Landry1, Julian Young2, Simon Walling1, David B. Clarke1
1QEII, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Canada, 2Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Sleep after Moderate - Severe Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Ruth Sumpter*2, Liam Dorris1, Tom Kelly4, Tom McMillan3
1Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS, UK, 2Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Lothian NHS, UK, 3Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, UK, 4Regional Neurosciences Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, NHS Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
Sleep Disorder, Pain and Depressive Symptoms as Predictors of Fatigue After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Heidi Losoi*1, Minna Wäljas1, Mika Helminen3, Eija Rosti-Otajärvi1, Juhani Julkunen2, Juha Öhman1
1Tampere University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Finland, 2University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Finland, 3University of Tampere, School of Public Health, Finland
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
SLOVENIAN MODEL OF DAY CENTRES FOR PERSONS WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
Irena Rebersak
Centre for persons with acquired brain injury Zarja, Slovenia
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Social Cognition, So What (3)? Empathic Connection in Couples' Relationships following Acquired Brain Injury (ABI): Social Cognition Predictors and Couples Therapy Intervention
Giles Yeates
Community Head Injury Service, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Social Reintegration after Traumatic Brain Injury: the French experience
Jean-Luc TRUELLE*, Klaus VON WILD, Michel ONILLON, Michèle MONTREUIL
Universty Hospital, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Social Work Practice with Traumatic Brain Injury: The Results of a Structured Review
Andy Mantell*1, Grahame Simpson2, Kate Jones3, Thomas Strandberg4, Patti Simonson5, Martha Vungkhanching6
1University of Chichester, UK, 2University of Sidney, Australia, 3Liverpool Hospital, Australia, 4Orebro University, Sweden, 5Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, UK, 6California State University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 27 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention)  - 
Society May Carry Stigmatizing Views of Sufferers of Brain Injury: A Qualitative Study of Public Perceptions of Acquired Brain Injury and Violent Crime
Rafey Faruqui*1, Alia Faruqui2
1St. Andrew's Healthcare, UK, 2Northampton GP-VTS, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Spinal injuries in ventilated patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Imran Noorani*1, Angelos G. Kolias1, Lucia M. Li1, Joanne Outtrim2, Rowan M. Burnstein2, Rikin A. Trivedi1, Peter J. Hutchinson1, Rodney Laing1
1Division of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital & University of Cambridge, UK, 2Division of Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke's Hospital & University of Cambridge, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Sports-Related Injuries Requiring Trauma Center Admission
Joseph Shiber*, Emily Fontane
University of Florida, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
STITCH(Trauma): a two year progress update.
Elise Rowan*1, Richard Francis1, Barbara Gregson1, Patrick Mitchell2, A. David Mendelow1
1Newcastle University, UK, 2Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
Strategies of multimodality in communication following traumatic brain injury in adolescence.
Åsa Fyrberg*, Göran Horneman, Elisabeth Ahlsén
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Study of the neuropsychological profile of children Mexicans with different level of ability in executive functioning
Esperanza Bausela Herreras
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE EDUCACIÓN A DISTANCIA, Spain
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Subjective Report of Executive Function Approximately One-Month and One-Year Post Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI).
Reid Kehoe, Robert Roth, Laura Flashman, Thomas McAllister*
Dartmouth Medical School, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Subjective Reports on Complex Speech Processing in Adults With and Without TBI: A Mixed-Methods Study
Miriam Krause*1, Mary Kennedy2, Peggy Nelson2
1Bowling Green State University, USA, 2University of Minnesota, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Supplementary Motor Area involved in cortical motor reorganization in traumatic brain injury parkinsonism: a MRI study.
Patrice Péran*2, Sheila Catani1, Chiara Falletta Caravasso1, Umberto Sabatini1, Rita Formisano1
1IRCCS Santa Lucia, Italy, 2INSERM U825, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
“Support Vector Machine” Classification of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Based On PET Images
NURIA LULL NOGUERA*2, JUAN JOSE LULL NOGUERA1, ENRIQUE NOE SEBASTIAN3, JAVIER GARCIA-PANACH1, JOAN FERRI CAMPOS3, MONTSERRAT ROBLES VIEJO1
1IBIME Research Group. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain, 2Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Spain, 3Servicio de Neurorrehabilitación. Hospital NISA Valencia al Mar y Sevilla-Aljarafe. Fundación Hospitales NISA, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Surgical treatment of patients with severe craniofacial injury complicated by basal liquorrhea.
Shahinian Guia*, Dreval Oleg, Makarevitch Denis, Batishcheva Elena
Russian Medical Academy Postgraduate Education (RMAPE), Russia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Surveillance for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) in Canada: The ABI Dataset Project
Angela Colantonio*1, Vincy Chan1, Amy Chen2, Brandon Zagorski1, Daria Parsons3, Rika Vander Laan3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
Survey of General Practitioner's knowledge about ABI resources in the National Rehabilitation Hospital and in the community Scaramuzzi N. Delargy M. NRH, Dublin, Ireland
Nicola Scaramuzzi, Mark Delargy*
NRH, Ireland
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Syntactical Disorders in Closed Head Injury
Raphiq Ibrahim
The Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Department, Israel
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Systematic Evidence for the "Growing into the deficit" Hypothesis? Empirical Data from Pediatric TBI Patients' Late Outcome: Single Cases and subgroups with Posttraumatic Seizures or Impairment of Executive Functions from a Large Sample of adolescents.
Barbara Benz*, Annegret Ritz
ZNS Hannelore Kohl-Stiftung, Germany
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 13 (Pediatric - Outcome)
Systematic Review of Head Cooling in Adults after Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
Bridget Harris*1, Peter Andrews2, Gordon Murray3, John Forbes4, Owen Moseley5
1NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, UK, 2NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, UK, 3University of Edinburgh, UK, 4University of Edinburgh, UK, 5NHS Ayrshire and Arran, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions for attention deficit: A meta-analysis
Flora Minsun Suh1, Bronwyn Coward1, Karen Waldie2, Federica Barzi1, Angela, M. Morrow*1
1The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Australia, 2The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
TBIcare – A NEW WAY TO USE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY BIOMARKERS
Olli Tenovuo*1, David Menon2, Ari Katila1, Jonathan Coles2, Janek Frantzén1, Joanna Outtrim2
1Turku University Central Hospital, Finland, 2University of Cambridge, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
TDP-43 Immunohistochemistry Following A Single Traumatic Brain Injury In Humans
Victoria Johnson*1, William Stewart2, John Trojanowski1, Douglas Smith1
1The University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2Dept. Neuropathology, Southern General Hospital, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 2 (Adult - Human Pathology)
Teachers’ Report of Learning and Behavioural Difficulties in Children Treated for Cerebellar Tumours
Virginie Keiffer*1, Audrey Longaud2, Delphine Callu3, Françoise Larroussinie3, Delphine Viguier3, Anne Laurent-Vannier2, Jacques Grill2, Geoerges Dellatolas3
1Hôpital national de Saint Maurice, France, 2Institut Gustave Roussy, France, 3Paris Decartes University, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Teenagers and young adults who sustained brain injury: Impacts on self-esteem and life habits, a preliminary investigation
Katia Sirois*, Normand Boucher, Céline Lepage
Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec/Centre for interdisciplinairy research on rehabilitation and social integration, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Telemedical assistance for ambulant rehabilitation of stroke patients
Steffen Ortmann*1, Peter Langendörfer1, Cecília Sík Lányi2
1IHP, Germany, 2University of Pannonia, Hungary
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 27 (Adult - Post-Acute Intervention)  - 
Temporal changes in traumatic brain injury detected by diffusion tensor imaging
Virginia Newcombe*1, Guy Williams2, Jo Outtrim1, Dot Chatfield1, Giulia Abate1, Thomas Geeraerts1, Anne Manktelow1, Peter Hutchinson3, Barbara Sahakian4, Jonathon Coles1, David Menon1
1Division of Anaesthesia, University of Cambridge, UK, 2Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre, University of Cambridge, UK, 3Academic Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cambridge, UK, 4Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 14 (Adult - Neuroimaging & Pathology)  - 
Temporal Trends in Head injury outcomes from 2003 to 2010 in England and Wales, and the Effect of Specialist Neurosciences Care: A Cohort Study
Gordon Fuller*, Omar Bouamra, Maralyn Woodford, Fiona Lecky
Trauma Audit and Research Network, University of Manchester, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 35 (Adult - Epidemiology)  - 
Testing subjective vision loss after brain injury: validating a modified German NEI-VFQ neuroophthalmic supplement
Caroline Wagenbreth*, Bernhard A. Sabel, Carolin Gall
Institute of Medical Psychology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Thalamic proton magnetic spectroscopy: distinction between Persistent Vegetative State/Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome and Minimally Conscious State
Lara Prisco*1, Mario Ganau2, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse3, Jean-Flory Luaba Tshibanda3, Murielle Kirsch4, Marie Thonnard3, Vanessa Charland3, Steven Laureys3
1Training School in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Cattinara, Italy, 2Graduate School of Nanotechnology, University of Trieste, Italy, 3Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège, Belgium, 4Anaesthesiology Department, University Hospital of Liège, Belgium
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
The association between pain-related variables, emotional factors, and attentional functioning after mild traumatic brain injury
Michelle McKerral*, Michelle Beaupré
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation-Centre de Réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau, and Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal, Canada
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Association Between Prehospital Glasgow Coma Scale and Trauma Center Outcomes in Victims of Moderate and Severe TBI: At Statewide Trauma System Analysis
Daniel Spaite*1, Uwe Stolz1, Bentley Bobrow2, Vatsal Chikani2, Michael Sotelo1, Joshua Gaither1, Chad Viscusi1, David Hardin2, Kurt Denninghoff1
1Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, University of Arizona, USA, 2Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of EMS and Trauma System, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 33 (Adult - Acute Care)  - 
THE “AWARENESS CLIMBING”: A VIRTUAL TOOL FOR IMPROVING SELF-AWARENESS FOLLOWING ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
Myrtha O´Valle Rodriguez*1, Patricia Mesa Gresa3, Mª Dolores Navarro Pérez2, Mariano Alcañiz Raya3, Raquel Balmaseda Serrano1, Joan Ferri Campos2, Enrique Noe Sebastian2
1Servicio de Neurorehabailitación. Hospital Nisa Sevilla-Aljarafe, Spain, 2Servicio de Neurorehabilitacion. Hospital Nisa Valencia al Mar, Spain, 3Instituto Interuniversitario de Investigación en Bioingenieria y Tecnología Orientada ala Ser Humano. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The awareness in patients in coma or vegetative state is not an ON-OFF process
Federica Villa*, Katia Colombo, Valentina Pastore, Susanna Galbiati, Chiara Sala, Silvia Rapanà, Monica Recla, Chiara Dominici, Federica Locatelli, Sara Galbiati, Sandra Strazzer
IRCCS E.Medea, Associazione La Nostra Famiglia, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The Brain Injury Personality Scales have high inter-rater and test-retest reliabilities.
Marc Obonsawin*1, Steve Jefferis1, John Crawford2, Rebecca Lowe1, Janice Fernandes1, Leah Holland1, Karina Woldt1, Esme Worthington1, Gillian Bowie1
1University of Strathclyde, UK, 2University of Aberdeen, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 26 (Adult - Assessment/Outcome)  - 
The Challenge of mTBI Work: An Exploratory Study of Rehabilitation Professionals
Page Buck*1, Rachel Kirzner2, Jocelyn Sagrati3, Rebecca Laster4
1West Chester University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2Public Health Management Corporation, USA, 3Survivors of Abuse in Recovery, Inc., USA, 4Bryn Mawr College, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The Changes of NPY and Synapses in Hippocampus after Hypoxia Preconditioning in the Mice
Xianzhi Zeng1, Huijuan Shen*1, Weizheng Xu2, Yanjun Guo1, Manxiang Yin2
1Jiaxing University, China, 2General Hospital of Zhejiang Armed PAP Corps, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The clinical profile of presumed non-accidental injury associated with retinal haemorrhages – a 2 year observational case series from a tertiary referral centre in Leeds, United Kingdom
Zia Carrim, Esmaeil Arbabi*, Vernon Long
St James's University Hospital, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 23 (Pediatric - Epidemiology)  - 
The Development of the Mortera Cognitive Screening Measure (M-CSM) for Individuals with Acquired Brian Injury: Initial Examination of Content Validity and Interrater Reliability
Marianne H. Mortera
Columbia University, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The difference between the effect of late and early sensory stimulation on the consciousness
somaye kavousipor*, sahar ghanbary, Abbas Alipour
rehabilitation school, Iran
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Dopamine Stabilizer OSU6162 Alleviates Long-Term Mental Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury or Stroke
Birgitta Johansson*, Arvid Carlsson, Maria L Carlsson, Marie KL Nilsson, Elisabeth Nordquist-Brandt, Lars Rönnbäck
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 30 (Adult - Drug Treatments)  - 
The Dual Benefits of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy for a Patient with Unilateral Spatial Neglect: Demonstrating Gains in Motor Function and Neglect - a Single Case Study
Nikki Vigor
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The effect of Adenosine A2A Receptor Selective Antagonist SCH56261 on Hyperactivity Following Lateral Fluid Percussion Brain Injury in Mongolian Gerbils
Saad Mullah*1, Motoki Inaji1, Tadashi Nariai1, Satorou Ishibashi2, Kikuo Ohno1
1Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan, 2Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The effect of age on injury mechanisms, treatment and early outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury in Norway
Cecilie Røe*1, Audny Anke2, Toril Skandsen3, Unn Manskow2, Nada Andelic1
1Oslo University Hospital, Norway, 2University Hospital of North Norway, Norway, 3St Olav University Hospital, Norway, 4Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 29 (Adult - Aging)  - 
The Effect Of Cognitive Impairment On Self-Generation In Hispanics With TBI
Carlos José De los Reyes Aragón*1, Juan Carlos Arango Lasprilla2, María Victoria Perea Bartolomé3, Valentina Ladera Fernández3, Denise Krch4
1Universidad del Norte, Colombia, 2Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 3Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 4Kessler Foundation, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Effect of Cognitive Rehabilitation Delivered via Instant Messaging on Functional Independence in Persons with Acquired Brain Injury.
Thomas Bergquist*1, Maya Yutsis2
1Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA, 2Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The effect of cognitive sequelae on communication skills in adolescents with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Åsa Fyrberg*, Göran Horneman
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Effect Of Previous Frontal Lobe Damage On Rehabilitation After A Subsequent Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Douglas Gentleman
University of Dundee, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The effectiveness of Conversation partner training for a man with cognitive-communication difficulties.
Claire Farrington-Douglas
Homerton University Hospital, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The Effects Ischemic Post-conditioning on Expression of Amyloid Precursor Protein in Rats following Cerebral Ischemia and Reperfusion
Xiangrong Liu, Haiping Zhao, Xunming Ji, Wen Wang, Yumin Luo*
Cerebrovascular Diseases Research Institute, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The effects of high custom made shoes on gait characteristics and patient satisfaction in hemiplegic gait
Martine Eckhardt*1, Mascha Borgerhoff Mulder1, Herwin Horemans2, Luc van der Woude3, Gerard Ribbers1
1Rotterdam Neurorohabilitation Research (RoNeRes), Rijndam Rehabilitation Centre and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Erasmus MC, The Netherlands, 2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, The Netherlands, 3Centre for Human Movement Sciences, Centre for Rehabilitation, Location Beatrixoord, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The effects of melatonin on reorganization of neural circuit-functional recovery in focal cerebral ischemic rats
Seunghoon Lee*1, Jinhee Shin1, Kyu-Tae Chang2, Yonggeun Hong1
1Inje University, Republic of Korea, 2National Primate Research Center, Republic of Korea
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Efficacy of Functionally-Based Streaming in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Nora Cullen*1, Kalyani Vimalesan2, Tracy Aznar1, Christina Taggart1, Carolyn Go1
1Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 2University of Toronto, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The endocrine dysfunction after the traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents (a single prospective study)
Darina Aleksijevic*, Jirina Zapletalova, David Krahulik, Eva Klaskova
University Hospital, Palacky University, Czech Republic
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The evolution of the football helmet and its role in brain injury prevention
Catharine Farnan-Kennedy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The experience of recovery – a qualitative study
Kathryn McPherson*, Alice Theadom, Laura Wilkinson-Meyers, on behalf of the NZ-TBI Experience Study Group
AUT University, New Zealand
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
The experience of returning to work following a traumatic brain injury
Chryso Pieridi*, Dora Brown, Annette Sterr
University of Surrey, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The expression and significance of CacyBP in a rat model of traumatic brain injury
Xiaosheng He*, Ming Liang, Zhou Fei, Hongyu Xu
Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Head Injury Transportation Straight to Neurosurgery (HITS-NS) Trial: An Introduction to the Study and the Challenges of the Set-Up Phase.
Wanda Russell*1, Gordon Fuller1, David Mendelow2, Param Bhattathiri2, Kyee Han3, Kevin Mackway-Jones4, Tim Coats5, Steve Goodacre6, Suzanne Mason6
1University of Manchester, UK, 2Newcastle General Hospital, UK, 3James Cook Hospital, UK, 4Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK, 5Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK, 6University of Sheffield, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Health-Related Quality of Life, Global Physical Health, and the Work Performance of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorder
Armando Miciano, M.D.*1, Monique David, R.N.1, Chad Cross, PhD, PStat(R)2
1Nevada Rehabilitation Institute, USA, 2Crossroads Wellness, LLC, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Impact of Alexithymia on Relationship Quality and Satisfaction following Traumatic Brain Injury
Claire Williams*, Rodger Wood
Psychology Department, Swansea University, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 22 (Adult - Quality of Life)  - 
The impact of GOS misclassification and outcome analysis on traumatic brain injury clinical trials
Juan Lu*, Anthony Marmarou, Kate Lapane, IMPACT Investigators
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Impact of Serum Antiepileptic Drug Level Monitoring in the Management of Children Diagnosed with Structural-Metabolic Epilepsy
Muhannad R. M. Salih*1, Mohd. Baidi Bahari1, Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali2, Asrul Akmal Shafie2, Omer Qutaiba B. Al-lela1, Arwa Y. Abd1, Vigneswari M. Ganesan3
1Discipline of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, 2Discipline of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, 3Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The impact of sport-related concussion time loss on health-related quality of life in adolescent athletes.
Tamara Valovich McLeod*, R. Curtis Bay, Kenneth Lam, Alison Snyder
A.T. Still University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 23 (Pediatric - Epidemiology)  - 
The important point to use the cognitive screening test for acute traumatic brain injury patients in Japan
Naohisa Kikuchi*1, Kaoruko Takada2, Hidetaka Wakabayashi1, Hironobu Sashika1
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Association of Medical Science, Yokohama City University, Japan, 2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Tehran, Iran: A Population Based Study
Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar*, Soheil Saadat, Mohammad Reza Rasouli, Aliashraf Eghbali, Maryam Ghahramani
Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Iran
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Influence of Anxiety and Depression related Complaints on Return to Work in Traumatic Brain Injury
Hans H.J. van der Horn*, Jacoba M. Spikman, Annemiek Coers, Joukje van der Naalt
University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The influence of the differences in explicit learning and implicit learning conditions on the transfer of motor learning -Using serial reaction time task-
Shinpei Osaki*1, Miho Kobamatu2, Shinya Chiyohara1, Kozo Ueta1, Shu Morioka1
1Kio university, Japan, 2Okuma hospital, Japan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Inter-Professional Clinical Practice Guideline for Vocational Evaluation Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Developing Systematic and Evidence-Based Approaches
Mary Stergiou-Kita*1, Deirdre Dawson2, Susan Rappolt1
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Baycrest, Canada, 3St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
THE INTRODUCTION OF A MANDATORY ALL-AGES HELMET RULE FOR SKATING
Lynne Fenerty*1, Ginette Thibault-Halman1, Michael D. Cusimano2, Simon Walling1, David B. Clarke1
1QEII HSC, Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University, Canada, 2St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
THE MULTI-MORBIDITY BURDEN, NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDER IMPAIRMENT RATING, PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE STATUS, AND DIRECT MEDICAL COSTS OF PHARMACOLOGIC MANAGEMENT IN INDIVIDUALS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: IMPACT ON LIFE CARE PLANNING
Armando Miciano MD
Nevada Rehabilitation Institute, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The nature of depression and anxiety post brain injury: a comparison with spinal cord injury patients and healthy volunteers.
Kevin F. W. Dyer1, Rob Bell1, Jamie MacDonald2, John P. McCann2, Robert J. Rauch*2
1Queen's University, UK, 2Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The neural basis of performance neglect after TBI
Timothy Ham*1, Valerie Bonnelle1, Thomas Barber1, Xavier De Boissezon3, Kirsi Kinnunen2, Richard Greenwood4, Robert Leech1, David Sharp1
1Imperial College, UK, 2Goldsmith College, UK, 3Imagerie cérébrale et handicaps neurologiques, France, 4University College, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The neural basis of performance neglect after traumatic brain injury
Timothy Ham*1, Valerie Bonnelle1, Thomas Barber1, Kirsi Kinnunen2, Xavier De Boissezon3, Robert Leech1, Richard Greenwood4, David Sharp1
1Imperial College, UK, 2Goldsmith College, UK, 3Imagerie cérébrale et handicaps neurologiques, France, 4University College, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 22 (Adult - Quality of Life)  - 
The Pediatric Version of the GOS-E: Validity and Sensitivity for Use in TBI Clinical Trials
Sue R. Beers*1, Pamela Garcia-Filion2, Stephen R. Wisniewski1, Ye Tian1, Rachel P. Berger1, Michael J. Bell1, P. David Adelson3
1University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2Phoenix Children's Hospital, USA, 3Children's Neuroscience Institute, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 8 (Pediatric - Early Care)
The Perceived Setting of Communications In The Early Acute Care Environment Following Children’s Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Cecelia Roscigno*1, Teresa Savage2, Gerry Philipsen3
1University of North Carolina, USA, 2University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, 3University of Washington, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Predictive Value of D-Dimer for Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in the Acute Rehabilitation Setting
David Ripley*, Christopher Pretz, Cindy Harrison-Felix, Raul Alvarez, Alan Weintraub
Craig Hospital, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The problem of assessing consciousness in brain-damaged patients with aphasia
Caroline Schnakers*1, Helene Bessou1, Joseph Giacino2, Steven Laureys1, Steve Majerus1
1University of Liège, Belgium, 2Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
The Proportion of Risk for TBI and Persisting Symptomatology in Cypriot School-Age Children
Fofi Constantinidou*, Kyriaki Argyrou
University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Regulation of Autophagic Machinery Induced by Melatonin during Brain Development and Aging in Rats
Yunkyung Hong*1, Sunmi Kim1, Kyu-Tae Chang2, Yonggeun Hong1
1Inje University, Republic of Korea, 2National Primate Research Center, Republic of Korea
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Relationship between High Level Balance and Cognitive Outcomes in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Mark Slatyer*1, Clive Skilbeck1, Jenny Langley2
1University of Tasmania, Australia, 2Community Rehabilitation Unit, Australia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The relationship between structural changes in mTBI and persistent PCS: DTI and cortical thickness analysis
Philip Dean*1, João Sato2, Annette Sterr1
1University Of Surrey, UK, 2Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil, 3Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Relationships Between Executive Dysfunctions and Social Adjustment
Howard Jackson*, Andrew Leigh, Gemma Hague
TRU Ltd, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The return to paid work of individuals following a brain injury.
Karen Beaulieu
The University of Northampton, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The Role of Behavioral Data Analysis in Managing the Behavioral Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury
Keith J. Slifer*1, Leanna Herman1, Kimberly Bellipanni2, Faye Kim Curran1, Adrianna Amari1
1Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA, 2Will's Way, LLC, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The role of behavioral impulsivity in alcohol usage following mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries
Robin Wellington*1, Rebecca Abbott1, Kristen Dams-O'Connor2
1St. John's University, USA, 2Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
THE ROLE OF CLINICIAN TRAINING IN MINDFULNESS-BASED COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR TBI
Melissa Felteau*1, Shawn Marshall2, Rolf Gainer3
1Lakehead University/University of Ottawa Rehab Research Group, Canada, 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa & Ottawa Hospital's Rehab Center, Canada, 3Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital & Neurologic Institute of Ontario, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 3 (Adult - Psychological Therapy)
The role of postsynaptic scaffolding protein Homer1b/c in neurotoxicity: involvement of endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria pathways.
Tao Chen*, Fei Fei, Xiaofan Jiang, Yan Qu, Zhou Fei
Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, China
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 10 (Adult - Basic Animal Models)
The State of the Union: A Preliminary Examination of Marital Relationships among Mexican Couples Facing TBI
Lillian Flores Stevens*1, Tara Lehan1, Juan Carlos Arango Lasprilla1, Dulce Maria Diaz Sosa2, Irma Guadalupe Espinosa Jove1
1Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, 3Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitacion de Mexico, Mexico
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Traditional Comprehensive and Integrated Treatment on Facial Nerve Injured after Stroke in China
Chunxiao Wan*, Jianan Li
Wuxi No.2 Hospital,affiliated with Nanjing Medical University, China
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Traumatic Brain Injury Early Rehabilitation Specialised Program (TREATS): an early integrated approach to traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and functional outcome.
TAN YEOW LENG*, LUI SIEW KWAON, JOYCE, NALANGA ANNIE JANE, BOK CHEK WAI, NG YEE SIEN
SINGAPORE GENERAL HOSPITAL, Singapore
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The Treatment Strategies of Penetrating Orbito-Cranial Injuries: Two Cases Reports and Literature Review
Mingkun Yu*, Yicheng Lu, Wei Ye
Changzheng Hospital, China
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
The use of Botox to induce a protective ptosis in patients with lagopthalmos after brain injury.
Henry O' Halloran*, John Crawford, Michael Fikhman
Rady Children's Hospital, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
THE UTILITY OF THE PLISSIT MODEL AS A FRAMEWORK FOR DISCUSSION OF RELATIONSHIPS AND SEXUALITY IN ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY. Lucia Power & Donal G. Fortune Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Mid West and Southern Region
Lucia Power*, Donal Fortune
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Ireland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
The Working Memory Questionnaire: A scale to assess everyday life problems related to deficits of working memory in brain-injured patients
Claire Vallat-Azouvi*1, Pascale Pradat-Diehl4, Philippe Azouvi3
1Antenne UEROS-SAMSAH,UGECAMIDF, France, 2ER6-UPMC, France, 3Hôpital R. Poincaré, France, 4Hôpital Salpétriêre, France
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 26 (Adult - Assessment/Outcome)  - 
The yin-yang shaped image : Combined epidural and acute subdural hematomas
Ali Akhaddar*, Mohamed Boucetta
Department of Neurosurgery. Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital., Morocco
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Theory of Mind & Executive Function in People with Severe Head Injury or Asperger’s Syndrome
Jennifer Shields*, Tom McMillan
University of Glasgow, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Therapeutic Benefits of a Multi-Program Drop In Centre for Adults Living with Acquired Brain Injury: Outcomes of Client Generated Programming.
Deborah Dee
Powell River Brain Injury Society, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Therapeutic effects of the citicoline acupuncture point injection in the treatment of memory and cognitive impairment following traumatic brain injury
GUO Zhi xue*, L I Ou, WANG Chun, ZHANG Jian jun
hangzhou jiulisong hospital, China
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Therapeutic Group Intervention for the Psychosocial Problems Subsequent to Brain Injury
Susan McKenzie*, Ben Sutherland
NHS Fife, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Timing of Concussion Diagnosis is Related to Head Impact Exposure Prior to Injury
Jonathan Beckwith*1, Richard Greenwald1, Jeffrey Chu1, Joseph Crisco2, Steve Rowson3, Stefan Duma3, Stevan Broglio4, Thomas McAllister5, Kevin Guskiewicz6, Jason Mihalik6, Scott Anderson7, Brock Schnebel8, Gunnar Brolinson9, Brian Lund10, Michael Collins11
1Simbex, USA, 2Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, USA, 3VirginiaTech - Wake Forest, Center for Injury Biomechanics, USA, 4University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, USA, 5Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, USA, 6Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, USA, 7Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Oklahoma, USA, 8Departments of Orthopedics and Athletics, University of Oklahoma, USA, 9Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA, 10Department of Sports Medicine, Indiana University, USA, 11Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 16 (Adult - Sports Concussion)  - 
Title: Post Traumatic Growth, Illness Perceptions and Coping in People with Acquired Brain Injury
Carol Rogan*, Donal Fortune
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Ireland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 24 (Adult - Neuropsychiatry)  - 
Towards a Comprehensive Strategy to Address Concussion in Canada
Sandhya Mylabathula, Swapna Mylabathula*
University of Toronto, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Towards a Re-conceptualization of Brain Injury: The Case of Dissociative Disorders and Transient Global Amnesia
Hans Markowitsch*1, Angelica Staniloiu1
1University of Bielefeld, Germany, 2Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 24 (Adult - Neuropsychiatry)  - 
Towards an evidence-based cognitive-behavioural model of emotional adjustment following brain injury
Fergus Gracey1
1NIHR-Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (CLAHRC-CP), Cambridge University Dept of Psychiatry, UK, 2Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Cambridgeshire Community Services (NHS) Trust, UK
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Brain protection: Can their principles be consistent with Occidental science?
Adrián Angel Inchauspe
Hospital Dr. Alejandro Korn, Argentina
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Trajectories of Recovery and Outcome after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Design and baseline data from the “PROBRAIN” study
Catharina Nygren-DeBoussard1, Alison Godbolt*2, Maud Stenberg3, Trandur Ulfarsson4, Marie Lindgren5, Gudrun Karlsdottir6, Jörgen Borg1
1University Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine Stockholm, Danderyds Hospital, Sweden, 2Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital and Institute of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Sweden, 3Dept of Rehabiliation Medicine, Norrlands University Hospital, Sweden, 4Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden, 5Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Linköpings University Hospital, Sweden, 6Landspitalinn, Universitetssykehus, Reykjavik, Iceland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Transcorneal 20 Hz electrical stimulation reduces early trauma-induced cell death and changes pattern of retinal ganglion cell degeneration after optic nerve crush
Petra Henrich-Noack, Nadine Voigt, Sylvia Prilloff, Bernhard A. Sabel*
Inst. of Med. Psychology; Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Transition to School after Traumatic Brain Injury: Parent Perceptions
Paul Jantz*, Cindy Plotts
Texas State University, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Transitioning home: Patient and family caregiver adjustment and coping following hospitalization for an acquired brain injury.
Sonya Canzian*1, Jane Topolovec-Vranic1, Jayne Dabbs1, Diane Duff2, Alicja Michalak1, Lynne Mitchell3, Mina Singh4, Dawn Tymianski5, Linda Yetman6, Brittany Rosenbloom1, Avery Nathens1
1St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 2Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada, 3University of Guelph, Canada, 4York University, Canada, 5University Health Network, Canada, 6University of New Brunswick, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Transitions and Traumatic Brain Injury: Exploring the journey through the first 12 months following discharge to the home
Louise Conneeley
Coventry University, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Traumatic Brain Injuries. Information to Patients and their Families.
M Carmen Martinez-Garre*, Susana Rodriguez, Samuel Lopez-Fabre, Pablo Peret, M Inmaculada Bori-Fortuny
Neurorehabilitation and Adquired Brain Injury Unit.Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Traumatic Brain injury central acting medication use between patients at a Rehabilitation Center in Brazil.
João Eduardo Teixeira*1, Milene Silva Ferreira1, Alexandra Gaspar1
1AACD, Brazil, 2UNIFESP, Brazil
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY DURING CHILDHOOD AND SUBSEQUENT SUICIDE DURING A 21-YEAR FOLLOW-UP PERIOD: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A COHORT USING THE QUEBEC HEALTH INSURANCE BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE DATABASE
Yvonne Richard*1, Bonnie Swaine1, Debbie Feldman1, Xun Zhang2, Alain Lesage1
1Universite de Montreal, Canada, 2University McGill, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 23 (Pediatric - Epidemiology)  - 
Traumatic brain injury impairs small world connectivity.
Anand Pandit*1, Paul Expert1, Renaud Lambiotte2, Robert Leech1, Federico Turkheimer3, Kirsi Kinnunen1, Valerie Bonelle1, David Sharp1
1The Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, The Division of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College, UK, 2Department of Mathematics, University of Namur, Belgium, 3PET-Methodology Group, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
Traumatic brain injury quality of life tool: Qolibri
Jean-Luc TRUELLE*1, Sanna KOSKINEN2, Graeme HAWTHORNE3, Klaus VON WILD4, Nicole VON STEINBUECHEL5
1University hospital, France, 2Käpilä Rehabilitation Center, Finland, 3University of Melbourne, Australia, 4Medical Faculty, Germany, 5Georg-August University, Germany
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 22 (Adult - Quality of Life)  - 
Traumatic brain injury stimulates production of new immature neurons, but their survival may require exogenous neurotrophic support.
Nicole Bye*, Alison Conquest, Jeffrey Rosenfeld, Cristina Morganti-Kossmann
Monash University and The Alfred Hospital, Australia
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Traumatic Brain Injury, In-Prison Behavioral Infractions, and Post-Release Recidivism
Pamela Lattimore*1, Elisabeth Pickelsimer2, Pamela Ferguson2
1RTI International, USA, 2Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Treatment of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury by Bifrontal Decompressive Cranioecotomy
Ping Zheng*, Wusong Tong, Yijun Guo
Shanghai Pudong New area People's Hospital, China
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 12 (Adult - Surgery)
TRUE LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Ann-Marie Pringle
NHS Lothian, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Tweeting with TBI - aspects of new media use in relation to brain injury rehabilitation
Frank Becker1
1University of Oslo, Norway, 2Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Norway
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Unilateral and Bilateral Robot-Assisted Arm Training Had Differential Effects on Upper Limb Function in Chronic Stroke Survivors
Ching-yi Wu*1, Ming-De Chen1, Yu-ting Chen1, Li-Ling Wu2, Keh-chung Lin3
1Chang Gung University, Taiwan, 2Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 3National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Use of a Quantitative Brain Electrical Activity to Aid in Screening of Mild Traumatic Brain Injured Patients
Leslie Prichep*1, Roseanne Naunheim2, J. Stephen Huff3, Brian O'Neil4
1Brain Research Laboratories, Department Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine, USA, 2Department Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, USA, 3Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, USA, 4Department Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 20 (Adult - Mild TBI Assessment)  - 
USE OF LIPOIC ACID SUCH AS REGENERATIVE THERAPY AFTER LOCAL BRAIN INJURY.
Sara Paradells Navarro*1, Brenda Rocamonde Esteve1, Isidoro Olmeda Hurtado1, Maria Miranda Sanz1, Jorge Miguel Barcia González2, Jose Manuel Garcia Verdugo4, Francisco Javier Romero Gómez2, Jose Miguel Soria López1
1Facultad Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera, Spain, 2Universidad Católica San Vicente Mártir, Spain, 3Fundación Oftalmológica del Mediterraneo, Spain, 4Departamento de Neurobiología Comparada, Instituto Cavanilles, Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Using Behavioral Assessment Methods to Identify Preferred Environmental Stimuli for Children with Disorders of Consciousness
Adrianna Amari*, Valerie Paasch, Stacy Suskauer, Beth Slomine, Keith Slifer
Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Using EEG Biofeedback to address symptoms of attention, memory and motivation following severe traumatic brain injury: A single case study
Neil Rutterford
University of East Anglia, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Using emotional and neutral film clips to investigate impaired affect recognition and empathic responses after TBI
Barbra Zupan*1, Dawn Neumann1
1Brock University, Canada, 2Indiana University, School of Medicine, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 34 (Adult - Emotion and Behavior)  - 
Using the La Trobe Communication Questionnaire as an Outcome Measure: A Pilot Study
Leyla Prince*, Clare Keohane
Oliver Zangwill Centre, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Utility of the International Classification of Functioning for Service User Goal Classification and Service Characterisation
Sarah Raffell*1, Rebecca Goodfellow1, Gemma Findlay1, Brian O'Neill1
1Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, UK, 2University of Stirling, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 15 (Adult - Service Models/Utilization)  - 
Validation of a task to detect neglect in minimally conscious patients
Caroline Schnakers*1, John Whyte2, Karin Sparmant1, Steven Laureys1, Steve Majerus1
1University of Liège, Belgium, 2Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, USA
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Validity of the Hong Kong Montreal Cognitive Assessment in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage
George Wong, Karine Ngai, Wai Sang Poon*
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Vegetative State: May The Advanced MR Techniques (fMRI And Spectroscopy) Be Of Help To Prognosis?
Daniela Cevolani*1, Monica Maffei2, Raffaele Agati2, Alberto Battistini3, Roberto Piperno3, Marco Leonardi1
1Neuroradiology Chair - University of Bologna, Italy, 2Neuroradiology U.O. - Bellaria Hospital, Italy, 3Rehabilitative Medicine - Maggiore Hospital, Italy
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 11 (Adult - Disorders of Consciousness)
Virtual reality navigation and visuospatial neglect after stroke
Anne Peskine*1, Aurélie Galland1, Charlotte Rosso2, Elsa Caron1, Roland Jouvent3, Pascale Pradat-Diehl3
1Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris APHP, France, 2Centre de Recherche de l'institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière CRICM, France, 3Université Pierre et Naris Curie, France
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Vision restoration after brain damage: The “Residual Vision Activation Theory”
Bernhard A. Sabel
Otto-von-Guericke-University, Germany
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Visual percepts during alternating current stimulation in brain-damaged patients depend on visual system involvement and subjective factors
Carolin Gall1, Caroline Wagenbreth1, Anton B. Fedorov2, Carolin Breitling1, Bernhard Sabel*1
1Institute of Medical Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, 2EBS Technologies GmbH, Germany
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Visual Pursuit in Disorders of Consciousness: a new method for quantitative evaluation
Luigi Trojano*1, Pasquale Moretta2, Vincenzo Loreto2, Autilia Cozzolino2, Lucio Santoro3, Anna Estraneo2
1Dept. of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Italy, 2Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Italy, 3Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Italy
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
Vocal Output Communication Aids fot Temporarily Impaired Owners (VOCA.TIO): Digital Aids for a very early Rehabilitation Targeting Cognition, Behavior, Communication and Motor Funcion in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: a feasibility study
Roberto Mancin*1, Alessandro Cracco1, Giovanni Damian1, Pier Antonio Battistella1, Gianluca Moro2, Andrea Pettenazzo1, Giorgio Perilongo1
1Department of Women's and Children's Health - University Hospital of Padua, Italy, 2Department of Statistical Sciences - University of Padua, Italy
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Wake/Sleep Disturbances in Traumatic Brain Injury Subjects undergoing a Rehabilitation Program
Paolo Prolo*1, Lisa Kreber2, Mark J. Ashley2, Anna N. Taylor3
1Swiss Disability Insurance, Switzerland, 2Centre for Neuroskills, USA, 3UCLA, Brain Research Institute, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Water Access for Individuals with Dysphagia who Aspirate: Research Challenges
R. Jordan Stewart, Sachin A. Mehta*, Laura E. Veltman, Mary R. Oleszek, Susan L. Brady, Nelson G. Escobar
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, USA
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
WEIGHT GAIN AFTER CHILDHOOD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Claire Jourdan*1, Dominique Brugel2, Katelyne Hubeaux3, Hannah Touré2, Anne-Laurent Vannier2, Mathilde Chevignard2
1AP-HP, Hôpital R. Poincaré, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, France, 2Rehabilitation Department for Children with Acquired Neurological Injuries, Hôpitaux de Saint Maurice, France, 3Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Hôpital Morvan, France
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 18 (Pediatric - Models Pathology and Outcome)  - 
What are the effects of Erythropoietin on lesions generated by 1.6-1.8 atm Lateral Fluid Percussion Injury (LFPI) ?
Thomas LIEUTAUD*1, Lionel BAPTESTE1, Romain CARRILLON1, Rachid ATTOF1, Beatrice GEORGES1, Chantal BONNET1, Emmanuelle LABAUME1, Michael OGIER1, Emilie CARRE1, Jean-Baptiste LANGLOIS1, Denis GRENIER1, Caroline MAUCLER1, Stephane MARINESCO1, Laurent BEZIN1
1Inserm U1028 & CNRS UMR5292, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Université de Lyon, France, 2CREATIS, Departement Image, , Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Université de Lyon, France
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
What Component of the Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Technique (SMART) is the best Predictor of Diagnosis?
Agnieszka Kempny*, Liliana da Conceição Teixeira, Helen Gill-Thwaites, Kudret Yelden, Sophie Duport, Diane Playford
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session A  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Whelan, D (2012, March). An Evaluation of the Cost Effectiveness of Acquired Brain Injury Case Management in Three Health Service Executive (HSE) Areas in the North East of the Republic of Ireland: Louth, Meath & Cavan/Monaghan. Paper presented at the Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury, Edinburgh, Scotland
Donnchadh Whelan
Institute of Public Administration, Ireland
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Morning Coffee & Poster Presentations C  -  8:00am-9:30am
White matter damage and cognitive impairment. A study comparing military blast induced brain injury with civilian diffuse axonal injury and uninjured brains.
David Baxter1, Pete Hellyer1, Tim Ham1, Kirsi Kinnunen1, Tony Goldstone1, Richard Greenwood1, David Sharp*1
1Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK, 2Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, Division of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College London, UK, 3Academic Department of Military Surgery & Trauma (ADMST), Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, UK
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 6 (Adult - Blast Injury)
Will Be Able To Walk Again? Correlations Between Acute Functional Status And Long-term Ambulation After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Elaine de Guise*1, Joanne LeBlanc1, Michel Abouassaly1, Howell Lin1, Julie Lamoureux2, Marie-Claude Champoux1, Céline Couturier1, Mohammed Maleki1, Eric Roger3, Mitra Feyz1
1McGill University Health Center, Canada, 2University of Montreal, Canada, 3University of New York, USA
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Women living with Acquired Brain Injury: Pilot Study of community health and well-being needs
Michiko Tsukada1, Karen Yoshida1, Angela Colantonio*1, Sandra Sokoloff1, Pia Kontos2, Jocelyn Harris3
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 3McMaster University, Canada
Saturday, March 24, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 32 (Adult - Careers and Support)  - 
Yes...Interprofessional collaboration can save time and money for patients with severe head injury, but how?
Lise Talbot*, Josee Trottier, Annie Lévesque
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm
Yield of S100β protein in patients with mild traumatic brain injury.
Juan-José Egea-Guerrero*1, Francisco Murillo-Cabezas1, Jaume Revuelto-Rey1, Angel Vilches-Arenas2, Elena Gordillo-Escobar1, Judy Enamorado-Enamorado1, Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez3, María Pacheco-Sánchez1, Zaida RuizdeAzúa-López1, María-Angeles Muñoz-Sánchez1
1NeuroCritical Care Unit. Virgen del Rocío University Hospital, Spain, 2Statistical Department. University of Seville., Spain, 3Biochemistry Department. Virgen del Rocio University Hospital., Spain
Thursday, March 22, 2012:  Accepted papers - Session 7 (Adult - Biomarkers and Headache/Dizziness)
Youth Justice or Rough Justice - working with Youth Offending Teams to raise awaress of the link between childhood acquired brain injury and offending behaviour
Lisa Turan*, Louise Wilkinson
Univerity of Exeter, UK
Friday, March 23, 2012:  Lunch and Poster Presentations Session B  -  1:00pm-2:30pm