10:05

The perspective of a neurosurgeon

 

Jamshid Ghajar, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

President, Brain Trauma Foundation

Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery

Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

10:25

The perspective of an R.D. working in the military environment

 

Maj. Kelli Metzger, R.D.

Medical Specialist Corps, U.S. Army

Chief, Nutrition Marketing and Integration Services

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

10:55

Break

11:10

Panel Discussion

12:10 pm

Lunch

SESSION 4:
ROLE OF NUTRITION IN RESILIENCE AND RECOVERY

Objective: To gather information about the state of research on the role of diets, food products, and/or nutritional interventions in the enhancement or impairment of recovery from CNS-related neurotrauma.

1:10

Moderator: John Erdman, Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain

1:20

The ability of nutrients to promote brain plasticity and cognitive health

 

Fernando Gómez-Pinilla, Ph.D.

Professor, Depts. of Neurosurgery and Physiological Science

University of California, Los Angeles

1:50

Resolvins and Protectins: Specialized proresolving mediators in inflammation, and organ protection from essential fatty acids

 

Charles Serhan, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury

The Simon Gelman Professor of Anesthesia

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

2:20

Mechanisms of nutritional neuroprotection: Flavanols

 

Sylvain Doré, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2:50

Overview of therapeutics for TBI

 

Edward Hall, Ph.D.

Director, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center

Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chandler Medical Center

University of Kentucky

3:20

Panel Discussion

4:20

Public Comments



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