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2008 CBIR Retreat

This year's annual retreat was held on Friday, December 12, 2008 at the Radnor Hotel in Radnor, Pennsylvania. The retreat gives those involved with CBIR a chance to reconnect, discuss studies, speak with TBI survivors, and meet new investigators and activists in the field.

2008 Retreat Program

Douglas H Smith MD

Douglas H. Smith, MD, Director of CBIR, welcomes everyone to the retreat.

Dave Meaney PhD

Dave Meaney, PhD, Assistant Director of CBIR

Candace, Doug, Robin

Dr. Doug Smith and Robin Armstrong, Administrative Coordinator for CBIR, present an award to Candace Gantt.

Eileen Maloney

Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, MSN, ACNP-BC delivers a talk on
"To(o) Cool or Not To(o) Cool."

Anthony Choo

Anthony Choo, PhD, gives an update on what's happening in the Meaney Lab.

Susan Margulies

Susan Margulies, PhD, introduces Dr. Todd Killbaugh.

Todd Kilbaugh

Dr. Todd Killbaugh of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has been working in Dr. Susan Margulies' lab. Here he gives a talk on mitochrondrial dysfunction following TBI.

Ramona Hicks PhD

Ramona Hicks, PhD, of the NIH/NINDS, talks about challenges in TBI research.

Rose Biester

Rose Biester, PhD, introduces Anne Forrest.

Ann Forrest

Anne Forrest, a "mild" TBI survivor, gives her perspective as a patient.

Peter LeRoux MD

Peter LeRoux, MD

Doug and Bob

Doug Smith, MD, and Robert Siman, PhD

Kacy and Anthony

D. Kacy Cullen, PhD, and Anthony Choo, PhD

Niranjan Nathan and Vicky

Niranjan Kameswaran, Nathan Ranalli, MD, and Victoria Johnson, MD

Kevin and Emory

Kevin Brown and Emory Kuo