NeuroTrauma 2018 Poster Competition Finalist

The top 20 of the highest-scoring student/trainee abstract submissions will be featured as finalists in the NeuroTrauma 2018 Trainee Competition and displayed for the duration of the conference.

Scores will be tabulated to determine the winners of the competition. In the event of a tie, judges will refer to the original scores for the tiebreaker.  All judges decisions are final.

The Trainee Competition Finalists for NeuroTrauma 2018 are:

AMPA Receptor Modulation as a Therapeutic Strategy to Enhance Survival of Spinal Cord Neural Stem Cells
L. D. Hachem, Canada

A New Class of Carbon Antioxidants Restored Cerebral Perfusion in Traumatic Brain Injury Complicated by Systemic Hypotension
K. Mendoza, United States

ENIGMA Military Brain Injury: Framework and Preliminary dMRI Meta-analysis
E. Dennis, United States

Effects of pituitary function on long-term health outcomes following mTBI in service members treated at the CRCC
S. Ciarlone, United States

CLARITY reveals less disconnection of axons than previously thought and a more prolonged process of degeneration after TBI
M. T. Weber, United States

High-G head collisions are associated with short-term white matter microstructural deficits in high school football athletes
Y. Zou, United States

Acute mitochondrial impairment underlies prolonged cellular dysfunction after repeated mild traumatic brain injuries
W. B. Hubbard, United States

Projection specific mechanisms of auditory sensitivity that contribute to enhanced fear after TBI
A. N. Hoffman, United States

MIS416 enhances recovery from traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) in mice by regulating the innate immune response
M. Hassanpour Golakani, Australia

Associations of Head Injury with Risk of Mortality, Incident Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Heart Failure
A. L.C. Schneider, United States

Sensory Hypersensitivities in Patients with Persistent Post-Traumatic Headache vs. Migraine
J. Hanna

Investigating the Neurological Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Post Concussion Symptomology in Adolescent Rats
S. Salberg, Canada

Prognostic inflammatory biomarkers for traumatic brain injury: A TRACK-TBI Pilot Study
M. Haber, United States

Catastrophic disruption of the blood-brain barrier in pediatric TBI
J. Fullerton, United Kingdom

Reprogramming Monocyte-Derived Macrophages to Mitigate Secondary Injury Pathology Following Traumatic Brain Injury
K. L. Wofford, United States

Diagnostic utility of GFAP for identifying TBI patients with MRI abnormalities despite normal head CT: A TRACK-TBI study
J. K. Yue, United States

Three-dimensional interrogation of traumatic axonopathy in the brain identifies SARM1 as major driver of axonal degeneration
N. K. Ziogas, United States

Sleep-wake cycle deregulation despite normal circadian clock signal in acute traumatic brain injury
C. Duclos, Canada

Modeling of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) due to Head Impacts with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
A.M. Dulaney, United States

Opioid-Immune Interactions after SCI
M. N. Terminel, United States

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