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The Role of Research in Clinical Care of Acquired Brain Injury

Who Should Attend: 
Therapists, Physicians, Researchers & Caregivers
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Associate Attending Pediatrician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

The Blythedale Annual Course 2019

How can research be leveraged to better treat kids following acquired brain injury? What role can it play in optimizing treatment? How relevant are the animal models used in basic research to the clinical presentation? Join basic, translational, and clinical researchers and clinicians from Blythedale Children’s Hospital, the Burke Neurological Institute, and Weill Cornell Medicine as they discuss the role that research can and should play in advancing clinical care.


5:15 PM 
Dianna E. Willis, Ph.D.

5:30 PM – 5:50 PM 
Using Animal Models of Behavioral ChangesPresenter
Nazia Alam, Ph.D.

5:55 PM – 6:15 PM 
Clinical Presentation in Brain Injured Kids
William Watson, Ph.D.

6:20 PM – 6:30 PM

6:30 PM – 6:50 PM
Evidence-Based Clinical Trials for Optimizing Best Clinical Care
Sudhin Shah, Ph.D.

6:55 PM - 7:15 PM 
Pediatric Delirium: Impact and Opportunities
Chani Traube, M.D. - Keynote Speaker

7:30 PM
Dianna E. Willis, Ph.D.


Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:15pm to 7:30pm


Blythedale Children’s Hospital
95 Bradhurst Avenue
Valhalla, NY 10595
United States
Conference Room: 
Board Room A & B

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