best abstract award

Best Abstract Award

One award will be given at the Annual Meeting meeting for the outstanding scientific abstract submitted by a member of the society.

  • One must be a current member of the Neurocritical Care Society at the time the abstract is submitted.
  • Previously presented abstracts will not be considered for the award.
  • The recipient is required to attend the Annual Meeting.

Congratulations to Ivan da Silva, MD for receiving the 2016 Best Abstract award for their abstract titled: Zika Virus Associated Neurological Complications in Adults

Previous Winners

  • 2015: Brad Kolls, MD, PhD, DO, MMCi:  Implementation of Continuous Video-Electroencephalography at a Community Hospital Enhances Care and Reduces Costs
  • 2014: Javier Provencio, MD: The Time-Window for Neutrophil Depletion after SAH to Prevent Delayed Deterioration
  • 2013: Andreas Kramer, MD: Intraventricular Thromboslysis in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial
  • 2012: Julian Bösel, MD: Stroke-Related Early Tracheostomy vs. Prolonged Orotracheal Intubation in Neurocritical Care Trial (Setpoint) – Final Results of the Randomized Pilot Trial and Outline of a Multicenter Trial
  • 2011: Jan Claassen, MD: Electrographic Seizures After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Lead to Derangement of Brain Hemeostasis in Humans
  • 2010: Rajat Dhar, MD: Transfusion May be More Effective at Improving Cerebral Oxygen Delivery After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage at Lower Hemoglobin Levels
  • 2009: Michael N. Diringer, MD: Impact of Induced Hypertension on Cerebral Oxygen Delivery in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2008: Rajat Dhar, MD: Red Blood Cell Transfusion Increases Cerebral Oxygen Delivery After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2007: Paul M. Vespa, MD: Nonconvulsive Electrographic Seizures After Human Traumatic Brain Injury Results in Long-Term Hippocampal Atrophy

Cristanne Wijman Young Investigator Award

Cristanne Wijman Young Investigator Award

One award will be given at the Annual Meeting for the outstanding abstract submitted by a junior member of the society (student, resident, or fellow).

  • One must be a current member of the Neurocritical Care Society at the time the abstract is submitted.
  • One must be a high school, college, or medical school student, resident or fellow at the time of submission to qualify for the award.
  • Only abstracts that are designated for consideration for the YIA by the author during the submission process will be considered.
  • The recipient is required to attend the Annual Meeting.

Congratulations to Vahid Eslami, MD for receiving the 2016 Cristanne Wijman Young Investigator Award for their abstract titled: Influence of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Location in Patients With Spontaneous Intraventricular Hemorrhage- Results from the Clot Lysis: Evaluating Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (CLEAR) III trial

Previous Winners:

  • 2015: Jens Witsch: Long-term functional, cognitive, and quality of life outcomes after spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage: The FRESH-score
  • 2014: Rahul Damani, MD: Volumetric Integral Phase-Shift Spectroscopy (VIPS) in Detecting Early Cerebral Edema: Hemodialysis as a Proof of Principal Model
  • 2013: Jason Hinzman, PhD: Hemodynamic Responses to Cortical Spreading Depolarization in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Patients.
  • 2012: Yama Akbari, MD: Arousal From Post-Cardiac Arrest Coma Improves After Treatment with Orexin-A in a Rodent Model
  • 2011: Torrey Boland, MD: Transfusion of Leukoreduced Blood is Associated with Infection in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2010: Jared Pisapia: Inflammatory Cytokine Levels Following Surgical Clipping Versus Coiling of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
  • 2009: Pedro Kurtz, MD, MSc: The Effects of Packed Red Blood Cell Transfusion on Cerebral Oxygenation and Metabolism After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2008: Kazuma Nakagawa, MD: Transfer Function Analysis of Dynamic Cerebral Autoreglation in Non-Traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • 2007: Andreas Hans-Joachim Kramer: A Comparison of Three Radiographic Scales for the Prediction of Delayed Ischemia and Prognosis Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2006: Matthew Eliseo: Post-traumatic nonconvulsive seizures result in an elevation of intracranial pressure and microdialysis lactate/pyruvate ratio
  • 2005: Richard Temes: Association of Lowest Left Ventricular Function by Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE), Stroke From Delayed Vasospasm and 14 Day Functional Outcome After Acute Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 2004: Michael Stiefel