[Comp-neuro] Call for Abstracts at NTS Conference, Deadline April 29, 2016

Camille Grigsby-Rocca camiller at neurovations.com
Sat Apr 16 00:15:18 CEST 2016

Dear Colleagues,

The Scientific Committee of Neuromodulation: The Science Conference is pleased to announce an extension to the conference Call for Abstracts, now due April 29, 2016, for our upcoming neuroscience summit, slated for May 25-29, 2016 in San Francisco.

Submissions are open for the Neurovations Awards for Best Posters in Neuromodulation at NTS Conference, for abstracts presenting original basic or clinical scientific research or updates in brain/computer/machine interfacing, biomedical engineering, neuroscience and neuromodulation. See the Abstract Submission Guidelines here<http://ntsconference.com/neurovations-award/>.

The top three posters from all specialties including brain/computer/maching interfacing, bioengineering, neuromodulation and neuroscience will win an award for scientific excellence, which will be presented on the final day of the conference. Prizes to the top three posters selected will be awarded in amounts of $3000, $2000, and $1000, respectively.

All posters must be attended by a registered attendee of the conference.

View the program at ntsconference.com<http://ntsconference.com/> - conference co-chairs Elliot Krames, MD, Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA and Peter Staats, MD, with the support of the Conference Scientific Committee have designed five days of world-class scientific content. The program includes lectures and Q&A panels, led by over 60 of the world's preeminent scientists in brain/computer/machine interfacing, neuromodulation, optogenetics, bioengineering, functional electrical stimulation (FES), spinal cord stimulation (SCS), and more.

Early registration rates are available through April 21.
Discounted lodging rates at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, are available until April 29.
Abstracts will be accepted through April 29.

CME credits are available, with 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm).

VIEW THE FULL PROGRAM HERE<http://ntsconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/NTS_agenda_040516.pdf>.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of SpectrumCare and Neurovations Education. SpectrumCare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SpectrumCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the



Elliot Krames, MD
Past President INS, Founding Editor of Neuromodulation

Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA
CEO, Neurovations Clinical Research and Education
Founder, Napa Pain Institute, the SpectrumCare Group

Peter Staats, MD
Premier Pain Centers, Past President, NANS

Joe Pancrazio, PhD
Associate Provost and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at University of Texas at Dallas

Hunter Peckham, PhD
Professor Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

Dominique Durand, PhD
El Lindseth Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve Universtiy

Magdy Hassouna, MD, PhD
Department of Urology, University of Toronto

Ali Rezai, MD
Director, OSU Neuroscience Program, Stanley and Jodi Ross Chair in Neuromodulation, Associate Dean of Neurosciences, Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

Robert Gross, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering, and Neuroscience,Director, Functional, Stereotactic & Epilepsy Surgery Division

Tony Yaksh, PhD
Distinguished Professor in Anesthesiology and Pharmacology and Vice Chairman for Research in Anesthesiology(1988-present), Co-director of the Pain and Symptom Management Core of the UCSD Regional Cancer Center

Chad Bouton, MS
Division Leader, Neurotechnology and Analytics, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Managing Director, Center for Bioelectronic Medicine

Simon Thomson, MD
Past President, INS

Bengt Linderoth, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery, retired, Karolinska Institute

Robert Foreman, PhD
George Lynn Cross Research Professor, University of Oklahoma, Dept of Physiology, retired

Michael DeJongste, MD, PhD
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dept of Cardiology, University of Groningen

Jiande Chen, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

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