Research Report: November and December 2010
Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Amin-Hanjani S, Rose-Finnell L, Richardson D, Ruland S, Pandey D, Thulborn KR, Liebeskind DS, Zipfel GJ, Elkind MS, Kramer J, Silver FL, Kasner SE, Caplan LR, Derdeyn CP, Gorelick PB, Charbel FT; VERiTAS Study Group. Vertebrobasilar Flow Evaluation and Risk of Transient Ischaemic Attack and Stroke study (VERiTAS): rationale and design. Int J Stroke 2010;5:499-505.
Kraus MF, Little DM, Wojtowicz SM, Sweeney JA. Procedural learning impairments identified via predictive saccades in chronic traumatic brain injury. Cogn Behav Neurol 2010;23: 210-217.
Rabadi RH, Akinwuntan A, Gorelick PB. The safety of driving a motor vehicle after a stroke. Stroke 2010; 41: 2991-2996.
Conference Presentations, Abstracts
Schulze E, Geary EK, Abraham S, Little DM. Effects of diffuse axonal injury on the basal ganglia in chronic TBI. Program No. 659.26. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.
Siroko M, Moynihan M, Geary EK, Little DM. Effects of head trauma on brainstem fiber integrity.Program No. 659.21. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.
Khaja, AM. Diagnosis and Management of Ischemic Stroke. In: Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting (Eds: Toth PP, Cannon CP). Humana Press 2010, 373-90.
Gorelick PB. (November 2010). Update on first and recurrent stroke prevention. Invited lecture at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Neurological Society.
Hartman E (November 2010). Advances in Neuroimmunology and Cognition: Inflammation, Degeneration, Plasticity, Repair and Protection. Behavioral Neurosciences Seminar, UIC Department of Psychiatry.
Hartman E (November 2010). Clinically Isolated Syndromes: The Importance of a First Clinical Demyelinating Attack. Thorek Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds. Chicago, IL.
Little DM (November 2010). The Role of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Diagnosis of Mild TBI: Diagnostic Tool or Just Another Pretty Picture? Neuroscience of Brain Injury: Research Informing Medical and Legal Practice, California Brain Injury Association, Napa CA.
Little DM (November 2010). Hidden in Plain Sight: Injury and Damage Characterization following Concussion. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Neuroscience Lecture Series, Claremont CA.
Title: Structural and Functional Ocular Pathology in Mild TBI: A Pilot Study
Investigators: PI: Andrea Birnbaum PhD, Deborah M. Little PhD (mentor);Co-Is: William Seiple, Marylou Tomyanovich, John Sweeney
Sponsor: VA RRD
Title: DIAS Trial United States Coordinating Center
Investigators: PI of the Clinical Coordinating Center: Gorelick PB; Co-I: Pandey DK
Sponsor: Lundbeck, Inc.