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InTBIR 6th Conference - October 30-31, 2017 | Bethesda, MD, USA

The sixth conference of the International Initiative for Traumatic Brain Injury Research (InTBIR) was convened to review progress toward achieving the goal of improving outcomes and lessening the global burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) by 2020. InTBIR was founded in 2012 by funding agencies from the EU, Canada and the United States. This year’s meeting was sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The 102 participants included leaders in TBI research and funders from Europe, Canada, and the United States.


Participant List

Conference Report

Shared Presentations

Session 1

Dashboard of InTBIR Data – Dr. Mona Hicks
InTBIR Data Analytics – Dr. Stephen Wisniewski
InTBIR Policies and Group Authorship and Academic Credits– Drs. Joanne Fleming and Isabelle Gagnon

Session 2

Challenges and Solutions in Data Curation: the CENTER Experience – Dr. Andrew Maas 

Session 3

Managing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Without Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Monitoring in Pediatric Populations – Dr. Nancy Temkin
Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe TBI Phase III (BOOST III) – Dr. Ramon Diaz-Arrastia

Session 4

Challenge of International Guideline Development – Dr. Franco Servadei 
American College of Surgeons – Dr. David Hoyt
Brain Trauma Foundation – Dr. Annette Totten 
Ontario Pediatric and Adult Guidelines for Concussion/mTBI – Dr. Roger Zemek
Living Systematic Reviews: Principles and Progress – Dr. Alexis Turgeon 
Translation of Living Systematic Reviews into Living Guidelines: Challenges and Opportunities – Dr. Andrew Maas
Summary of Living Guidelines for Global TBI - Dr. David Menon 

Session 5

International Rare Disease Consortium (IRDiRC) – Dr. Adam Hartman
Wings for Life – Dr. Jan Schwab 
International Human Epigenomic Consortium (IHEC) – Dr. Eric Marcotte 
European Commission – Dr. Stephane Hogan
One Mind for Research – General Peter Chiarelli