Get up and get dressed in your race day gear and hit the treadmill, streets or trails for the inaugural Neurotrauma 5K (3.1 miles) Fun Run/Walk in support of the National Neurotrauma Society’s (NNS) education, advocacy and research initiatives. Register as an individual, join a team or create your own team! You can even register your family - what a great activity to do together during the holiday season! Don’t fret if you are not interested in burning calories. We also offer a “Good Intentions” option for those who wish to support the Society without lacing up – just sign up, sit back and relax!
Registration opens Nov 22 thru Dec 24
$25 for adults (>18y) and $10 for kids (<18y)
TO REGISTER: https://nns.regfox.com/neurotrauma-5k-fun-runwalk
Director, Translational Neurotrauma Research Program
Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital
The University of Arizona
The National Neurotrauma Society is a community of scientists and health care providers who care not only for patient quality of life, but the scientific rigor supporting clinical practice and the career development of those interested in the field. My team views that annual symposium as an anchor point in our research to present our findings, reconnect with colleagues, and celebrate science.
National Direct of Clinical Research - Centre for NeuroSkills
I have always strived to conduct research that will lead to a significant clinic impact. Reminiscing, my interest in translational research evolved within the National Neurotrauma Society, back in the days when it was held in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience. It was always exciting to see how basic neuroscience concepts could be applied to the research and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Since then I have been fortunate to witness the growth of NNS. It is inspiring to see how the society strives to have meaningful novel research while not losing focus on its original concerns.
University of Utah – Medical Center
Since early in my career I have viewed the National Neurotrauma Society and its members as pursuing the noblest of causes - to find a cure or effective treatment for the devastation of brain and spinal cord injuries. I have been grateful for tremendous collegiality and encouragement from those affiliated with the NNS and am inspired to work collaboratively with these honorable people for the common good. The NNS provides a culture medium for academic enrichment and for the personal and professional bonds that will be key to curing the terrible conditions we study.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Being a member of the National Neurotrauma Society has been incredibly beneficial for my research in traumatic brain injury. My favorite perk of membership is the savings for attending the National Neurotrauma Symposium. At this meeting, I connect with collaborators and have the opportunity to present my research to leaders in the neurotrauma field. Every time I attend the meeting, I leave with helpful tips to improve on the methods that I am using in the laboratory.
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The Women in Neurotrauma Research – Visiting International Scholar Award (TEAM RESEARCH) provides an opportunity for international collaboration by subsidizing both travel to the National Neurotrauma Symposium and a brief period of research training/collaboration in a sponsor’s laboratory.
NNS Trainee Travel Awards
Deadline: April 1, 2021
The National Neurotrauma Society offers two types of travel awards to ensure that undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are given every opportunity to attend the conference and present their work.
To apply for a travel award, you must register online and submit an abstract.
Why did you choose to study neurotrauma? How did you find your niche within the field?