Emerging Technologies Core

The Emerging Technologies Core oversees curation and analysis of existing proteomic data, PET imaging, and physiologic biomarkers, and acquisition and analysis of biomarkers selected for validation in Stage II.

Emerging Technologies Core Lead: Jam Ghajar, MD PhD | Dr. Ghajar is President of the Brain Trauma Foundation, which develops and implements evidence-based guidelines for TBI. He was recently appointed Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford and Director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center. He focuses on improving outcomes from TBI and promoting the new neuroscience of the Predictive Brain State.

Emerging Technologies Core Co-Lead: Mona Hicks, PhD | Dr. Hicks assumed the role of Chief Scientific Officer for One Mind in October, 2014. One Mind is dedicated to benefiting all affected by brain illness and injury by fostering fundamental changes to radically accelerate the development and implementation of improved diagnostics, treatments and cures. Before joining One Mind, Dr. Hicks was the Program Director for the Extramural TBI Research Program at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. She participated in numerous interagency activities resulting in common data elements for TBI research, the Federal Interagency TBI Research Informatics System (FITBIR), the NIH-NFL Sports Health Research Program, and the International TBI Research Initiative (InTBIR).