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  • New Frontiers in Injury Biomechanics - Brain Injuries & Biomechanics

    The Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University Center for Injury Biomechanics and School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences will host the Advanced Technologies and New Frontiers in Biomechanics Symposium on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in Arlington, VA.

    The symposium is a one-day, all-day conference that showcases research and recent updates on injury biomechanics topics. This year’s meeting will focus on Brain Injuries & Biomechanics.

    The symposium is an excellent opportunity to see advances in injury biomechanics as they apply to protecting people. Some examples of this years’ presentations include:

    • Military Helmets - Design and Sensor Development
    • Biomechanical Modeling of Blast Induced TBI and Injury Prevention
    • Brain Injury Risk Functions and Brain Injury Prediction using Linear and Rotational Acceleration
    • Neuropsychological Outcomes, Neuroimaging and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • Biomarkers for TBI, Acute Cellular Cues and Chronic Behavioral Outcomes

    Please register online at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/biomech/index.html.

    Registration is FREE on or before March 31 but also available on-site. Summary below:

    Advanced Technologies and New Frontiers in Military Injury Biomechanics
    With Aerospace and Automotive Applications
    Sponsored by US Army Medical Research and Material Command (MRMC),
    US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL), and DTS.

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013,
    8:30 am -4:30 pm

    Doubletree Hotel Crystal City
    Arlington VA, between the Pentagon and National Airport at Washington DC
    300 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA, 22202-2891
    Phone (703) 416-4100

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    Joel Stitzel, PhD
    Professor, Biomedical Engineering
    Program Leader, VT-WFU Center for Injury Biomechanics
    575 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101
    jstitzel@wakehealth.edu
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