News

April 2013

Military-personnel-webThe paper entitled “Cognitive Sequelae of Blast-Induced TBI: Recovery and Rehabilitation“ received international coverage. The publication was featured in the “Key Research Articles” edition of Psychology Progress series as a “significant contributor to the Psychology field”. Psychology Progress is an international organization providing information on the latest and most significant research in Psychology, selected by the team of experts from the top academic institutions and Psychiatric field.

October 2012

Neurology TodayOur research on recovery and cognitive rehabilitation of blast-induced traumatic brain injury was featured in October issue of “Neurology Today”, an official publication of American Academy of Neurology. The article entitled “Military Expands Brain Injury Blast Detector Pilot to More Troops” describes the Blast Gauge, an experimental device that helps measure the form and extent of blast wave exposure and injury, and highlights the challenges of recovery from deployment-related TBI.


February 2012

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A review of research on cognitive rehabilitation for veterans suffering from blast-related TBI and PTSD, entitled “Cognitive Sequelae of Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury: Recovery and Rehabilitation” has received recent media coverage following its publication in the latest issue of the Neuropsychology Review, 21(4). In February, the Boston University School of Medicine highlighted the findings on their news site.


February 2012

NROur paper “Cognitive Sequelae of Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury: Recovery and Rehabilitation“ was featured in February issue of The Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health (CMVH) on the latest International Military Health Literature.  CMVH is a collaboration of the University of Queensland, the University of Adelaide and Charles Darwin University, and Australian Defense Force and Centres of Excellence, which brings together a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, military and civilian health researchers.

 

December 2011

PD_picture_EPDAEuropean Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) featured the research paper by Bogdanova and Cronin-Golomb entitled “Neurocognitive correlates of apathy and anxiety in Parkinson disease“ in December issue “Rewrite Tomorrow”.  As a voice for Parkinson’s in Europe, the EPDA actively works to provide evidence based information to support the best practices and treatments, and highlights research from around the world in relation to the disease symptoms, mechanisms and treatment that can improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease.

 

Selected Workshops & Presentations

2014

Bogdanova, Y., Martin, P.I., Ho, M.D., Krengel, M.H., Ho, V.T., Yee, M.K., Knight, J.A., Hamblin, M.R., Naeser, M.A. (10/2014). LED therapy improves sleep and cognition in chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Meeting. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y., Yee, M.K., Ho, V.T. (10/2014). Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Meeting. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y. (5/2014). Cognitive Rehabilitation of Blast TBI: Multimodal Treatment Approach. Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society. Invited Lecture. Boston, MA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y., Diaz-Santos, M., Valmas, M., Neargarder, S., & Cronin-Golomb, A. (2/2014). Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on Numerical and Spatial Cognition. International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Seattle, WA.

2013

Kark, S. M., Lafleche, G., Brown, T., & Bogdanova, Y. (10/2013). Apathy is related to quality of life and cognitive function in returning veterans with blast exposure. National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Diego, CA.

Bogdanova, Y. (10/2013). Cognitive and neuropsychiatric aspects of Parkinson’s Disease. Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Neurologic Disorders. Cambridge, MA.

Bogdanova, Y. (10/2013). Cultural Neuropsychology and Clinical Research. Boston College, Boston, MA.

Kark, S. M., Stavitsky, K., DeLuca, S., Lafleche, G., & Bogdanova, Y. (7/2013). Poor sleep quality is related to PTSD and quality of life in OEF/OIF veterans. International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Amsterdam.

Bogdanova, Y. (4/2013). Blast TBI: Recovery and rehabilitation update. Symposium at the SPIE Military Medicine Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Bogdanova, Y. (2/2013). Multimodal Approach to Rehabilitation for Blast-induced TBI. Symposium at the International Neuropsychological Society 41th Annual Meeting.

Bogdanova, Y., Stavitsky, K., Kark, S. M., DeLuca, S., Lafleche, G., Brown, T., & Verfaellie, M. (2/2013). Sleep Quality and Cognitive Function in Blast-induced TBI. International Neuropsychological Society 41th Annual Meeting.

Bogdanova, Y, Valmas, M., Diaz-Santos, M., Neargarder, S.,  & Cronin-Golomb, A. (2/2013). Alexithymia and Apathy in PD: Neurocognitive Correlates. International Neuropsychological Society 41th Annual Meeting.

2012

Bogdanova, Y. (12/2012). Blast-Induced TBI: Cognitive sequelae and rehabilitation. Presentation at the MNS / BU Neuropsychology Lecture Series, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Bogdanova, Y. (6/2012). Blast TBI: Recovery and Rehabilitation. Workshop at the New England Symposium: Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Ensuring Success in Higher Education, Salem, MA. Click here for more information.

Kark, S. M. & Bogdanova, Y. (6/2012). Cognitive Rehabilitation of Blast TBI. Presentation at the Annual Science Symposium, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y. (4/2012). Cognitive Rehabilitation of Blast-induced TBI & Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Presentation at the New England Civilian-Military Cooperation Conference: Psychological Health and TBI. Chelmsford, MA. Click here for more information.

Martin, P., Kark, S. M., Pascual-Leone, A., & Bogdanova, Y. (4/2012). Executive Function Rehabilitation in Traumatic Brain Injury: Multimodal Treatment Approach. Presentation at the Translational Research Symposium, Boston, MA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y. (3/2012). Mild TBI and PTSD: Implications for Rehabilitation and Recovery. Workshop at the annual Brain Injury Conference, Boston, MA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y., Anastasio, E., Verfaellie, M., & Alexander, M. (2/2012). Trial of Cognitive Rehabilitation in Anoxic Brain Injury. Presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society 40th Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada.

2011

Bogdanova, Y. (9/2011). Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: From Understanding to Treatment Based on Research and Best Practices. Workshop at the School of Social Work, Salem State University. Salem, MA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y. (3/2011). Cognitive Rehabilitation for Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury. Panel Workshop, Committee on Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury, Institute of Medicine, National Academies. Irvine, CA. Click here for more information.

Bogdanova, Y., Stavitsky, K., Diaz-Santos, M., Valmas, M., & Cronin-Golomb, A. M. (2/2011). Relation of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Sleep Quality in Parkinson’s Disease. International Neuropsychological Society 39th Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.