International Brain Mapping Foundation

Crossing Disciplines to Prepare for the Future
color color The Board of Directors of the International Brain Mapping Foundation invites you to present your latest research at this CME credited multidisciplinary clinical and basic science research forum.

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

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


Richard Hart
IBMISPS Annual Congress 2009
Tel: +44 (0) 1460 259776
Fax: +44 (0) 1460 258783
Email Congress Secretariat


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


August 26-29, 2009
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA


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.

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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
– Outsmarting Brain Tumors – from Nanodrugs to Optical Imaging
Peter M. Black MD PhD
Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
– New Developments in Image-Guided Brain Tumor Therapy

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

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

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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.color 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
Brain mapping in social sciences: NeuroEconomics and NeuroMarketing
Government research agencies
Brain mapping in stereotactic radiosurgery
Multi-modality imaging Submit abstracts here… color | View more topics here… 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.


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