May 19-20, 2021 – 18th Safar Symposium, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Preliminary Virtual Program

 

May 19

FUTURE VISION FOR NEUROPROTECTION, NEUROANESTHESIA, CEREBRAL RESUSCITATION, AND NEUROREHABILITATION

8:00-8:15 am
Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM
Welcome and Introduction

8:15-8:35 am
Mark E. Schurdak, PhD
Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Computational Interference of Pathways Involved in Damage/Disease Progression to Identify Potential Molecular Targets and Neuroprotective ‘Probe’ Compounds
8:35-8:45 Q&A

8:45-9:05 am
Emanuela Elisabeth Sophia Keller, MD
Professor of Medicine, Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Future Visions for Neuromonitoring in Neurocritical Care
9:05-9:15 Q&A

9:15-9:35 am
Jonathan Elmer, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (CCM), and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh
Big Data and Continuous EEG Monitoring after Cardiac Arrest
9:35-9:45 Q&A

9:45-10:00 am Break

10:00-10:20 am
Sapna R. Kudchadkar, MD, PhD, FCCM
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and CCM, Pediatrics, and PM&R, Associate Vice Chair for Research, Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine
The Future for Rehabilitation in Neurocritical Care
10:20-10:30 Q&A

10:30-10:50 am
Neil Munjal, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Fellow, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Machine Learning Predicting Mortality and Morbidity in Children with Neurologic Injury in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
10:50-11:00 am Q&A

11:00-11:20 am
Adam R. Ferguson, PhD
Associate Professor and Principal Investigator, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, Brain and Spinal Injury Center, Univ. of California, San Francisco
Leveraging Data Science for Discovery in Acute Brain Injury
11:20-11:30 am Q&A

11:30-11:45 am
Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM
Presentation of the Nancy Caroline Fellow Award and S. William Stezoski Award for Technician Excellence

11:45-12:00 am Break

12:00-1:00 pm
40th PETER AND EVA SAFAR LECTURE FOR THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Ed Boyden, PhD
Tools for Analyzing and Repairing the Brain

1:00-2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00-2:15 pm Trainee Research Day Introduction (P. Kochanek)

2:15-4:15 pm Trainees Research Day Presentations (Breakout sessions)

4:15-4:30 pm Awards (P. Kochanek)

 

May 20

SIMULATION LECTURE SESSION

9:00-NOON
Program details to follow
Paul Phrampus, MD