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Kennedy Krieger Institute tour

March 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join DCSWA for #Brainwaves: Translating Neuroscience to Transform Care. This will be a private presentation with members of the Kennedy Krieger Institute pediatric neurology diseases and disorders research team on Tuesday, March 8th from 6:15 to 9:00 pm.

Kennedy Krieger is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Researchers are all Hopkins faculty as well as Kennedy Krieger staff, and represent thought leadership for complex neurological disorders. The presenters at our event all have pending, current research and story angles that have not yet been published, and are eager to share their expertise and discoveries with us and provide a tour of key technology facilities and Q&A. Kennedy Krieger Institute media relations staff will be onsite to provide other resources and information.

The agenda for the evening is below. Space is LIMITED TO ONLY 15, so please RSVP soon to sarah.lynn.hansen@gmail.com reserve your space. A buffet dinner and electronic media kits will be provided to each participant.


#Brainwaves:  Translating Neuroscience to Transform Care: A private event for DCSWA and AMWA members at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 801 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD

Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 — 9:00 p.m.


6:15p Buffet dinner and registration

6:30pm welcome remarks from Chief Science Officer Amy Bastian and DCSWA board member Sarah Hansen

  • Anne Comi, MD and Jonathan Pevsner, PhD—Sturge Weber Syndrome –new findings and advances (rare disorder presents multiple neurological challenges—personal story perspective)
  • Eboni Lance, MD—The neurological implications of sickle cell disease— This isn’t just hemotologic disorder.
  • Cristina Sadowsky, MD—The latest advances  in Spinal Cord Injury rehabilitation—Activity-Based Restorative Therapies (ABRT)—real patients, real advances, technology-assisted recovery—tour of International Spinal Cord Injury Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute with demos from patients and staff
  • Stacey Suskauer, MD—Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury—the latest in research results and treatment approaches
  • Rebecca Landa, PhD—the Center for Autism Research and Development (CARD)—Autism Spectrum Disorder—advances in early detection and treatment
  • Amy Bastian, PhD, PT—chief science officer (CSO)— What we’re learning from Motion Analysis, summary of Kennedy Krieger research efforts, moderate Q&A

Adjourn 9pm

Free parking in Institute covered, private garage adjacent to event facility. Details will be provided by email.


March 8, 2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205 United States
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