PARC Conference

PPMC-TSICU 4th Floor

Every 3rd Thursday of each Month 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • October 18, 2018 

    Ramani Balu, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology

    Intracranial pressure reactivity predicts awakening after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury

  • September 20, 2018 

    Scott Diamond, PhD

    Arthur E. Humphrey Professor, Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering
    Institute for Medicine and Engineering, & Founding Director of the Penn Center

    Functional blood testing as a predictor of trauma induced coagulopathy

  • July 19, 2018 

    Varun Danda, MS1

    Research Lab Student working with Dr. Sims
    At the Penn Acute Research Collaboration Lab, Presbyterian Medical Center

    Elucidating the Mechanisms Underlying Platelet Dysfunction in Trauma 

  • June 21, 2018 

    Niels Martin, MD

    Section Chief for Surgical Critical Care, Program Director, Assistant Professor of Surgery for the
    Department of Trauma at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Thrombomodulin in Sepsis: Contemporary Clinical Trial Management 

  • May 17, 2018 - (location change this day only) PPMC-PAC 3 

    Carrie Sims, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Surgery, Research Director for the Division of Trauma
    Section Chief for Geriatric Acute Care Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    ”BEST BET” Clinical Trail

  • April 19, 2018

    Ramon R. Diaz-Arrastia, MD, PhD

    Associate Director of Clinical Research, Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair
    Director of Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Research Center, Presidential Professor of Neurology,
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center


  • March 15, 2018 - Cancelled

    Derek J. Donegan, MD

    Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital

    Suprapatellar verses Infrapatellar Approach to IMN of Tibia Fractures: An Object Measure of Knee Cartilage

  • February 15, 2018

    David H. Jang, MD, MSc

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital

    Alterations in mitochondria bioenergetics and dynamics in blood cells obtained from emergency department patients with sepsis (PARC grant winner)

  • January 18, 2018

    Nathaniel W. Snyder, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Professor at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

    Metabolism of Platelets in Storage and Trauma

  • November 16, 2017

    Mark D. Neuman, MD, MSc

    Director, CPORT, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Medicine (Geriatrics),
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

    Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture (REGAIN): a pragmatic, international multicenter trial

  • October 19, 2017

    Michael G.S. Shashaty, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division

    Necroptosis and cell-free DNA in the Pathogenesis of Organ Dysfunction after Trauma (PARC grant winner)

  • September 28, 2017

    Krzysztof Laudanski, MD, PhD, MA

    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

    Long term epigenetic PU.1 modification of MO function after heart surgery

  • August 17, 2017

    Danielle K. Sandsmark, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
    Department of Stroke and Neurocritical Care Division
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

    The natural history of endothelial progenitor cell mobilization and cerebral microvascular injury after traumatic brain injury

  • July 20, 2017

    Erin B. Lavik, Sc.D, MS

    Professor of Chemical, Biomedical, Environmental Engineering
    Director of the Graduate Program for CBEE
    University of Maryland in Baltimore County

    Engineering intravenously administered hemostatic nanoparticles for models in trauma