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Dr. Ramin Rak Speaks Before U.S. Congress About Brain Mapping During Awake Brain Surgery

Dr. Ramin Rak Will Be One Of 10 Experts From Across Nation To Speak, As Part Of Congressional Briefing On Brain Mapping And Neuroscience

Third Annual Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress, May 20th 2014

A Congressional Brief on the state-of-the-art in Brain Mapping, Therapeutics & Translational Multi-speciality Neuroscience, Organizers: Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), Brain Mapping Foundation and Congressional Neuroscience Caucus

8:10-8:15
Award Presentation to the Honorable Congressman Fattah

8:20-8:35
2014 SBMT-BMF Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award Recipient
Congressman Chaka Fattah, The United States Congressman from 2nd District of Pennsylvania, USA

8:40-8:45
New Ways to Measure Brain Activity
Geoff Ling, MD, PhD, FAAN, Director of Biological Technologies, Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA), Professor and Acting Chair of the Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), USA

8:45-8:50
Mapping Brain Function – A Key to Finding Effective Treatments for TBI and PTSD
Timothy J. O’Leary, MD, PhD Acting Chief R&D Officer The US Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research & development, USA

8:50-8:55
Neuroimaging of Brain Injury in the US Military
James P. Kelly, MA, MD, FAAN, FANA Director, National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA

8:55-9:00
Ambulance Based Treatment for Acute Stroke
Eric M. Bailey, Ph.D. Founder & CEO, Neurologica Corporation, USA

9:00-9:05
Creating Windows into the Brain: The Emerging Synergy of Neuroscience and Medical Devices
Timothy Denison, Ph.D. Director of Core Technology, Technical Fellow, Medtronic Corporation, USA

9:05-9:10
Brain Mapping During Awake Brain Surgery

Ramin Rak, M.D., F.A.N.S.
Attending Neurosurgeon, North Shore-LIJ Health Systems, Winthrop University Hospital, Catholic Health System, Long Island, NY; SBMT Board Member; Director, Brain Tumor Program, North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital
Co-Surgical Director& Director Of Awake Craniotomy & Brain Mapping Program, Long Island Brain Tumor Center, USA

9:10-9:15
Los Alamos Contributions to Next Generation Brain Mapping and Therapeutics
David Pesiri, PhD
Director, The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

9:15-9:20
Functional imaging in the pediatric brain
Michael R. Yochelson, MD, MBA
Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, SBMT Board Member
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Professor, Clinical Neurology & Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine Georgetown University, USA

9:20-9:25
The Cyberbrain project: monitoring and modulation of brain function using wireless brain electrodes
Pantaleo Romanelli, MD
Scientific Director, AB Medica, SBMT Board Member Scientist, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France Consultant Neurosurgeon and Scientific Director, CDI, Milano, Italy

9:25-9:30
Impact of Neurological Disorders on the World Economy, A $1T Question?
Kirsty Duncan, PhD, Member of Parliament of Canada Professor of Health Studies at University of Toronto Member of Board of Directors of SBMT, Recipient of 2012 SBMT-BMF Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award

Moderator:
Dr. Babak Kateb | Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors|CEO and Scientific Director Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT)| Director of National Centre for Nano-Bio-Electronics (NCNBE)| Scientist| Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute| Department of Neurosurgery| Cedars Sinai Medical Center| Chief Editor| SBMT-PLoSOne NeuroMapping & Therapeutics| Editor of The Textbook of Nanoneuroscience and Nanoneurosurgery, President and Scientific Director of Brain Mapping Foundation, 9:35-10:00 Discussion Program End Sharp at 10AM EST

http://www.worldbrainmapping.org/2nd-annual-brain-mapping-day