*** 2020 Safar Symposium Update ***
Due to health concerns related to the corona virus and emerging travel restrictions and bans at various universities, we have decided that it is best to postpone the April 29-30, 2020, Safar Symposium until a later date, hopefully sometime in the fall. We are disappointed about this unfortunate development, but believe that it is the wisest decision.
The consortium seeks to classify what kinds of neurological symptoms and conditions occurred in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 and to determine their prevalence.
Dr. Ericka Fink Awarded Grant from the Neurocritical Care Society to Support Consortium Studying the Neurological Effects of COVID in Children
One-third or more of adults with COVID-19 showed neurological manifestations on presentation and/or during hospital admission, with many experiencing post-discharge adverse cognitive and emotional health outcomes.
The Annual S. William Stezoski Award for Technician Excellence at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
The S. William Stezoski Award is an annual award presented to the top technician at the Center, as voted by the Safar Center Associate Directors.
Henry Alexander Named the Inaugural Recipient of the S. William Stezoski Award for Technician Excellence at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Henry Alexander was selected unanimously by the Associate Directors of the Center to be the inaugural recipient of the S. William Stezoski Award for Technician Excellence.
Hülya Bayır, MD received U01 funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to combat multi-system effects of ionizing radiation.
Medical Scientist Training Program student Andrew Lamade, PhD successfully defended his thesis.
Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine, was awarded a K23 grant.
Corina Bondi, Ph.D., was awarded a R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
The 2020 Nancy Caroline Fellow Award as the top trainee working at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research was received by Jessica Jarvis, PhD.
Christopher Horvat, MD, MHA, was awarded a K23 grant entitled, “A Learning Health System Approach to Precision Sedation and Analgesia in Critically Ill Children”
In October 2019, Dr. Patrick M. Kochanek was appointed to the faculty rank of Distinguished Professor of Critical Care Medicine in the School of Medicine.
In January 2020, Dr. Kochanek presented at the International Workshop on Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury that was held in Bergamo and Brescia Italy.