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  • Posters
  • A FE ferret head model for prediction of histopathological outcomes of primary blast brain injury
  • A Method to Calculate Cumulative Impulse from Limited Wearable Sensor Data
  • A New Tamper and Finite Element Modeling Framework for MR Elastography
  • A Retrospective Cohort Study of TBI Exposure in Service Members and Reported Outcomes and Recovery.
  • Acute 4-aminopyridine (4-AP) Does Not Increase Seizure Risk After Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury With Dosing That Mitigates Axon Damage and Node of Ranvier Disruption
  • Assessment of the Effect of Simulated Aeromedical Evacuation on the Viability and Functionality of BV2 Microglia
  • Automated Analysis of Dynamic Diffusion Abnormalities and Infarct Growth Following Ischemic Injury
  • Automatic segmentation of cortical cytoarchitectonic domains using high-resolution mean apparent propagator (MAP) MRI
  • Blast Exposure Induces Acute Alternations in Circadian Clock Genes in the Hypothalamus and Pineal gland in rats: An exploratory study
  • Can A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Digital Therapeutic App Combat Symptoms of Depression in Service Members and Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? A Methodological Approach.
  • Characterization of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) cohort with photophobia from the Defense and Veterans Eye and Vision Injury Registry (DVEIVR)
  • Characterizing Potential Chronic Brain Health Effects of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impact Exposure: The CARE-SALTOS Integrated Study (CSIS)
  • Chronic Behavioral Changes in a Ferret model of Combined Under-Vehicle Blast and Controlled Cortical Impact-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chronic behavioral deficits may be related to accumulation of phosphorylated tau in the piriform cortex in P301S tau transgenic rats after repeated blast exposure
  • Cognitive flexibility in post-traumatic stress disorder: slowed performance associated with altered modulation of cortical oscillatory activity during task-switching
  • Comparing Performance on a Vestibular Virtual Environment Task that Involves Upper Extremity Reaching While Walking
  • Comparison of Metrics used to Predict Mid-Sized Male and Small-Sized Female Occupant Brain Injury in Automotive Collisions
  • Comparison of Three Commercially Available Eye-Tracking Devices For Detection of Acute Neurotrauma Following Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Computational Simulation and Evaluation of Blast Induced Impulse Noise Effect
  • Concussion Care Process Improvements during Basic Cadet Training at the United States Air Force Academy 2014-2022
  • Cumulative Overpressure Dosage among Heavy Weapon Instructor Cadre Leads to Serum Biomarker and Performance Alterations
  • Delayed White Matter Atrophy Caused By Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Effect of Neuronal Human Tau in P301S Mice
  • Delineation and Multi-parametric characterization of thalamic nuclei based on Synthetic MPRAGE images
  • Detecting Neurotrauma From Weapons Fire Exposure With Eye Tracking Technology
  • Development of a Core Curriculum for a Federal Optometric Residency in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Development of a Novel Bioengineered 3D Brain-like Tissue for Identifying Biomarkers of Primary Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Development of Accessible Digitized Tools to Support DoD TBI Clinical Trials Regulatory Compliance
  • Diffusion, relaxation and morphometric changes during enhanced cerebrospinal fluid transport by dexmedetomidine anesthesia in the rat
  • Dissecting the roles of individual stress response pathways following mild traumatic brain injury
  • Distinct Trajectories of Healthcare Utilization Following the Completion of an Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Distribution of pathology after CHIMERA injury across brain regions in a gyrencephalic animal
  • Effect of Midazolam on Long-Term Outcomes in a Pre-Clinical Model of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Effects of a Subanesthetic Ketamine Infusion on Inflammatory and Behavioral Outcomes after Closed Head Injury in Rats
  • Effects of mild TBI and Ketamine on Stress Hormones and Righting Reflex in Rats
  • Evaluating mVOMS in Blast Exposure Environment
  • Evaluation of hydrogel-mediated drug delivery for mitigation of acute traumatic brain injury neuropathology in rats.
  • Exploring the Impact of a Service Dog Training Program Intervention on Neurobehavioral Symptoms for those with and without a History of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Exposure to Blast Results in Acute Dysregulation of Aquaporin 4 and Chronic Astrocytic Degeneration in Perivascular Area
  • Flight Relevant Hypobaria Worsens Neuropathologic and Behavioral Outcomes in Rats Following the Combination of Under Vehicle Blast and Controlled Cortical Impact
  • Impact of ketone and ketone-ester administration on oxidative stress related to blast-induced traumatic brain injury
  • Implicit and Unnoticed Conversational Competencies and the Clinical Assessment of a Person in a Disordered State of Consciousness
  • Increased Brain Activity with Increased Working Memory Load in Mild TBI Patients
  • Inhibition of 2-AG degradation ameliorates post-traumatic headache associated with mild traumatic brain injury
  • Investigating an ocular motor phenotype in patients with TBI
  • Investigating early-time wave mechanics produced in a surrogate head model subject to anterior and posterior blast insult
  • Investigation of Diagnostic Biomarkers for mTBI using VR and multimodal data
  • In-vivo Imaging of Cortical Layers Using Diffusion Tensor Distribution MRI
  • Layer V projection neurons selectively undergo stress responses in the acute phase following mild traumatic brain injury
  • Likelihood of Early/Unplanned Separation among US Service Members with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, by Gender
  • Loss of brain fatty acid oxidation results in increased hippocampal proliferation following TBI
  • Maladaptive avoidance and associated circuitry disruption following repetitive mild TBI
  • Measuring the Effects of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-traumatic symptoms in Veteran and Civilian Populations using Novel Virtual Reality (VR) Technology
  • Military related TBI induced chronic astrogliosis in ferret and human influence astrocyte homeostatic protein expression
  • Mobile app selection for Traumatic Brain Injury symptom management and rehabilitation: A framework for clinicians, care givers and patients
  • Neurodegeneration and inflammation profile following simulated aeromedical evacuation in a ferret traumatic brain injury and hemorrhage polytrauma model
  • Neuropathology of acute decompensation in high-energy blunt non-penetrating injury in the gyrencephalic brain (swine): A role for axonal pathology in the brain stem
  • Novel TBI biomarker discovery – potential diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers discovery in brain-derived extracellular vesicles from peripheral blood samples
  • Pathobiological relevance of hnRNPM and CSF1R TBI rehabilitation biomarkers through reverse translation from bedside to bench.
  • Persistent Hypersomnia Following Repetitive Mild Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury: Roles of Chronic Stress and Sex Differences
  • Post-Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Assessment and Management of Vision and Oculomotor Dysfunctions for the Eye Care Provider: A Practice Recommendation
  • Power Simulation Program: Application to the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM) Sleep Healthy Using the Internet (SHUTi) Study
  • Premorbid Functioning Impacts the Discrepancy Between Subjective Cognitive Complaints and Neuropsychological Performance in Military Personnel with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Proof-of-concept evaluation of intravenous anti-CD47 antibodies for augmentation of hematoma clearance and mitigation of acute neuropathology in a rat model of penetrating traumatic brain injury
  • Quantifying cortical microstructure with orientation-constrained diffusion tensor distribution MRI
  • Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trials of Acoustic and Electrical Scalp Stimulation Neurotechnology to Reduce Postconcussive Symptoms after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • RECONsolidation of Traumatic memories to ResOLve Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (RECONTROL): Preliminary Results
  • Relationship of persistent self-reported concussive and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms with cognitive performance following a mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Repeated rotational acceleration injury reveals sex differences in acute cytokine expression but not in motor impairments or astrocytic/microglial activation
  • Repetitive sub-concussive events cause progressive hyperpituitarism
  • Replicating the Association Between Neurocognitive Performance and Self-Reported Symptoms Following Blast Exposure
  • Risk Factors for Baseline Depression and Anxiety in Service Academy Cadets and Midshipmen
  • Role of SUR1 in hemorrhagic progression of contusion in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury
  • Sensitivity Study of Postmortem Brain Tissue Deterioration Using Sonomicrometry
  • Service Dog Training Program improves the serum cortisol and brain derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) in service members with Post-Concussive Symptoms and Post Traumatic Stress.
  • Sex- and circuit-specific lateral habenula dysfunction following mild traumatic brain injury
  • Sex-Related Differences in Biomechanical Factors on Brain Deformation Response
  • solTNF/TNFR1 Activity Regulates Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity following TBI in Mice
  • Temporal Profile of Mitochondrial Calcium Homeostasis, Membrane Integrity and Apoptosis Markers in a Preclinical Model of Severe Penetrating TBI
  • Temporal Profile of Mitochondrial Redox Homeostasis in a Preclinical Model of Severe Penetrating TBI
  • The COmbat and traiNing QUeryable Exposure/event Repository (CONQUER) operational monitoring program: Five Years of Continued Activity
  • The Cost of a Concussion - Changes in Healthcare Expenditures Following a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury among Active-Duty Service Members
  • The Fate of 354 Concussions during United States Air Force Academy Basic Cadet Training, 2014-22
  • The Preclinical Behavior and Modeling Core (PBMC) at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) introduces Mousewalker: Gait analysis in mice following traumatic brain injury.
  • The Presentation and Resolution of Neurobehavioral Symptoms Among Active-Duty Service Members Treated at Outpatient Traumatic Brain Injury Clinics within the Military Health System
  • The role of LC3-associated phagocytosis in traumatic brain injury mice model
  • The role of pupillometry in the diagnosis and prognosis of mild traumatic brain injury: A pilot study at The United States Military Academy at West Point
  • The role of the Wallerian degeneration executor SARM1 in distal and proximal traumatic axonopathy and plasticity following traumatic brain injury.
  • Towards automated detection and quantification of paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after traumatic brain injury: contextualized physiologic data visualization
  • Traumatic brain injury-induced microglial and astrocyte changes in response to acute post-injury buprenorphine administration
  • Use of Common Data Elements in Disorders of Consciousness Intervention Studies from 1986 to 2020: A Scoping Review
  • Utilizing Near Point of Convergence as a Biomarker for Brain Injury
  • Weapon Fire Exposure: Effects on Behavior and Biomarkers of Neurotrauma
  • Working Toward a Unified DoD Research Solution for Standardized Informatics Electronic Data Capture and Study Management: Lessons Learnt and Best Practices.
  • Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM East Coast USA Time
    Registration Desk Open / Poster Set-Up
  • 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM East Coast USA Time
    Welcome Remarks
  • 10:10 AM – 10:15 AM East Coast USA Time
    Introduction to Keynote
  • 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM East Coast USA Time
    TRACK-TBI: A 14 Year Journey to Transform Research and Clinical Knowledge in TBI
  • 11:15 AM – 11:30 AM East Coast USA Time
    Audience Questions
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM East Coast USA Time
    Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Finalists Data Blitz Session
  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    Day 1 Working Lunch Session
  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    INVICTA Team Meeting
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Poster Session 1
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Biomarkers 1

    *Moderator: Mirek Janowski, MD, PhD – University of Maryland School of Medicine


  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Molecular Mechanisms 1

    *Moderator: Joseph McCabe, PhD – Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

    Molecular Mechanisms

  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM East Coast USA Time

    *Moderator: Dzung Pham, PhD – Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


  • 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM East Coast USA Time
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM East Coast USA Time
    Evaluation of Blast TBI and Concussion

    *Moderator: James Stone, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Virginia, School of Medicine

    Evaluation of Blast TBI and Concussion

  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM East Coast USA Time
    Neuroimaging 2

    *Moderator: Sujith Sajja, PhD – Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research


  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM East Coast USA Time
    Preclinical Biomarkers

    *Moderator: Piotr Walczak, MD, PhD – University of Maryland School of Medicine


  • 4:45 PM East Coast USA Time
    Conclusion of Day 1
  • 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM East Coast USA Time
    No Host Happy Hour
  • Friday, March 10, 2023
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM East Coast USA Time
    Poster Session 2
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM East Coast USA Time
    Plenary Sessions
  • 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Finalists Poster Award Ceremony
  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM East Coast USA Time
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Day 2 Working Lunch Session
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    TBI Funding Sponsors
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    Poster Session 3
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    Big Science and Data

    *Moderator: L. Christine Turtzo, M.D., Ph.D. – National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD

    Big Science/Data

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM East Coast USA Time
    Molecular Mechanisms

    *Moderator: Junfang Wu, PhD – University of Maryland School of Medicine

    Molecular Mechanisms

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM East Coast USA Time

    *Moderator: Susanna Scafidi, MD – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


  • 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM East Coast USA Time
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Diagnosis and Rehabilitation

    *Moderator: Tsang-Wei Tu, PhD

    Diagnosis and Rehabilitation

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Diagnosis of TBI

    *Moderator: Kimberly Byrnes, Ph.D. – Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

    Diagnosis of TBI

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Molecular Mechanisms 3

    *Moderator: Marta Lipinski, PhD – The University of Maryland School of Medicine

    Molecular Mechanisms

  • 4:30 PM East Coast USA Time
    Symposium's Conclusion and Poster Takedown