6th NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Conference Opening Remarks: U-M President Santa Ono

The U-M Concussion Center is proud to host the 6th NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Conference on April 24, 2024. The recordings are now available. Please note that the video content represents the views and opinions of the participants and does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the NCAA or U-M Concussion Center. The content has been made available for informational and educational purposes only. The U-M Concussion Center and NCAA do not make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of the content; nor is the content intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The webinars are intended for personal viewing only and should not be recorded.

Part I: Translational Science

Amsterdam Consensus Publication Summary (Jon Patricios, MBBCh, MMedSci)

SCAT6/CRT6 (Ruben Echemendia, PhD)
Traumatic Brain Injury Reclassification Report (Nsini Umoh, PhD)
AI and Machine Learning Applications in TBI (Alan Kaplan, PhD)

Part 2: Return to Learn/ Return to Sport

Amsterdam Consensus Publication – RTL/ RTS (Margot Putukian, MD)
Rehabilitation (Christina Master, MD)
Rest and Exercise (John Leddy, MD)

Part 3: Biomarkers

Amsterdam Consensus Publication – Biomarkers (Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP)
Use of Biomarkers in Military Medicine (Bradley Dengler, MD)
Concussion Diagnosis – Updates from 2024 Non-invasive Diagnostics and Monitoring State of the Technology Meeting (Kasey Mortiz, PhD, Combat Casualty Care Research Program, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command)

Part 4: Persisting and Long-term Effects

Amsterdam Consensus Publication – Persisting Symptoms (Keith Owen Yeates, PhD)
Persisting Symptoms in Clinical Care (Stan Herring, MD)
Amsterdam Consensus Publication – Long-Term Effects (Grant Iverson, PhD)
Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome (Robert Stern, PhD)

Part 5: University of Michigan Research

Big 10/ Ivy Concussion Epidemiology Study (Douglas Wiebe, PhD)
U-M Alumni Neurological Health Study (James Eckner, MD, MS, Philip Veliz, PhD)
ABCD Football Imaging Study (Eleanna Varangis, PhD)
Michigan Algorithm for Acute Evaluation of TBI (Hayley Falk, PhD, Katharine Seagly, PhD)