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Meeting of the Minds 2019: Agenda

Brain Injury and Coma
Friday, October 25 • 8 am to 12:30 pm

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcome
Raphael Davis, MD
Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Stony Brook Medicine
9:00 Keynote Speaker
Central Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment of Cognitive Deficits After Traumatic Brain Injuries
Nicholas Schiff, MD 
Jerold B. Katz Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain & Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College
9:40 Speaker Introduction: Raphael Davis, MD    
9:45 Managing the Return to Consciousness After Brain Injury
Chuck Mikell, MD
Co-Director, Stony Brook Movement Disorders Center, Stony Brook Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
10:10 Speaker Introduction: Chuck Mikell, MD  
10:15 Who Wakes Up After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury? A New Approach
Sima Mofakham, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stony Brook Medicine
10:40 Speaker Introduction: Patricia Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
Interim Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center, Stony Brook Medicine
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Neurology
10:45 Predictive Value of Brain Imaging in Disorders of Consciousness. What Tests to Order? 
Elizabeth Wirkowski, MD
Director of Neurocritical Care Unit Education
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stony Brook Medicine
11:10 Speaker Introduction: Alfredo Fontanini, PhD
Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook Medicine
11:15 Machine Learning Approach to Escaping the Attractor of Unconsciousness
Il Memming Park, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook Medicine
11:45 Q & A
12:25 Closing Remarks: Chuck Mikell, MD
   
 
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