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From: M. Scott Marshall <marshall@science.uva.nl>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 13:54:36 +0200
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FYI - Previous deadline extended.

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6th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

Annual Congress of the International Brain Mapping and
Intraoperative Surgical Planning Society - IBMISPS 

26-29 August 2009
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 
 
CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 
Submit abstracts by April 30, 2009

Abstracts currently invited on: Nuclear Medicine | Functional MRI, MR Spectroscopy, CT | Nanomedicine/nanotechnology | Prosthetics | Brain Implants | Epilepsy | Neurodegenerative diseases | NeuroOncology | Psychiatry | Spinal Disorders | Stem Cells | Biophotonics | Bioethics | Biomedical Engineering | Neuroimmunology | Neurophysiology | Ultrasound | Health IT | Healthcare Policy

View more topics at www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org/scope.asp


The Board of Directors of the International Brain Mapping Foundation invites you to become a member or sponsor of a CME credited multidisciplinary clinical and basic science research forum.

NEW! IBMISPS 2009 BEACON OF COURAGE AND DEDICATION AWRD 

The 2009 IBMISPS Beacon of Courage and Dedication will be awarded to Bob Woodruff, ABC News Anchorman and Founder of the Remind Foundation. Bob will also give a Keynote Lecture at the Congress. 

View more award recipients at www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

- Admiral Mike Mullen
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council

- Michael S. Jaffee MD, FS, USAF
National Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, USA

- E. Melissa Kaime, MD
Captain, US Navy Medical Corps; Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, USA

- Keith L. Black MD
Chairman, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgery Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA

- Peter M. Black MD PhD
Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA 

- Jim Cloar
Vice President & General Manager, Medtronic Navigation, USA

- Sam Nazarian
Founding CEO and President of SBE Entertainment Group, USA

View invited session speakers at www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org


CALL FOR PAPERS

The congress program will consist of invited lectures and presentations selected from submitted abstracts arranged within the following Scientific Sessions. Coverage will range from basic translational research and multidisciplinary clinical practice and surgery to healthcare policy and neuroeconomics.

Researchers are invited to submit 300-word abstracts for oral and poster presentations by April 30, 2009. Abstracts should be submitted online at www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org

Scientific Sessions
- Image guided therapy in brain 
- Operating room of the future 
- Convection-enhanced delivery 
- New horizons: Emerging technologies 
- Traumatic brain injury and PTSD 
- Neuro-physiology and brain mapping 
- Cellular imaging and biophotonics 
- Brain implants & the human brain-machine interface 
- Nanoscience, genomics, computational informatics genetics in brain mapping 
- Rehabilitation medicine: Stem cells 
- Vascular blood flow and stroke 
- Spine 
- Brain mapping in social sciences: NeuroEconomics and NeuroMarketing 
- Government research agencies 
- Brain mapping in stereotactic radiosurgery 
- Multi-modality imaging 

CME ACCREDITATION

Kern Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Kern Medical Center takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Kern Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 hour(s) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) 1tm. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the Certification in Continuing Medical Education.  
CONGRESS VIDEOS

You can find out more and watch videos from previous congresses - including Dustin Hoffman at the 2008 IBMISPS Congress - at www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org  


CONTACT US 

Richard Hart, IBMISPS Annual Congress 2009 
Tel: +44 (0) 1460 259776 | Fax: +44 (0) 1460 258783 
Email ibmisps@event-logistics.co.uk

EXHIBITION AND SPONSORSHIP

A range of exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities are available to organizations wishing to support the congress. For further information and to book please contact: 

Daniela Georgescu
Tel: +31 20 485 2611
Email: d.georgescu@elsevier.com



THE ORGANIZERS

The 6th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy is organized by the International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Society. Congress administration is provided by Elsevier, publisher of NeuroImage - the official journal of the Society. 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Babak Kateb - Chairman of the Board of Directors; Brain Mapping Foundation, Scientific Director of IBMISPS and Brain Mapping Foundation; Founding Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of IBMISPS; Managing Editor IBMISPS-NeuroImage, USA 

Ferenc A. Jolesz - B.Leonard Holman Professor of Radiology; Director, Division of MRI and National Center for Image Guided Therapy Department of Radiology Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, USA

Shouleh Nikzad - Lead, Advanced Detector Array and Nanoscience Group; Principal Member of Staff Lead, Strategic Initiative, Gigapixel FPAs NASA/JPL, California Institute of Technology; Visiting Research Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA 

Warren S. Grundfest - Professor of Bioengineering & Electrical Engineering; The Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science; Professor of Surgery; David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA 

For full information visit www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org
 


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