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Traumatic Brain Injury:A Conversation with Dr. Dalton Dietrich

Optimal neuro|spine

Episode 24

How do we push the ball forward for the research and treatment of traumatic brain injury and other neurological diseases? To answer that question, my guest Dr. Dalton Dietrich will dive into everything he and his team are doing at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Join us as we discuss his work with inflammasomes, secrets for research success, and the most exciting advances in the field of TBI.

This episode’s points of interest cover:

  • Dr. Dietrich discusses his research, how he got involved in neurotrauma and some of his career highlights
  • Diving into the logistics of Dr. Dietrich’s world-renowned neurotrauma research center
  • Dr. Dietrich’s advice to up-and-coming neuroscience institutes
  • Advancing scientific care through fundraising
  • The secret of scientific innovation and success
  • The most exciting recent advances in traumatic brain injury treatments or research
  • Inflammasomes and their role in traumatic brain injury
  • The impact COVID has on people living with TBI
  • TBI and the development of Alzheimer’s
  • Dr. Dietrich looks 30 years back and 30 years forward
  • The magic wand question

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Dr. Max Boakye, Neurosurgeon, and Neuroscientist, currently Professor of Neurosurgery, Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery, Director of Quality Improvement, and Clinical Director of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, interviews leading neuroscientists, health administrators, neurosurgeons, educators, neuro and spine health care experts, and patients in his Podcast show: Optimal neuro|spine. His in-depth conversations brings to light topics on:

  • How do we optimize our brain and spine health, prevent aging brain and memory deterioration
  • What to do when something goes wrong, how best to heal and recover injured brain and back
  • How do we optimize our inpatient neuro|spine care in hospitals and provide more value-based care- prevent errors, improve quality, and improve patient satisfaction
  • How do we teach better and better train doctors
  • Which hospitals offer the best neuro and spine care: why and how

Dr. Boakye present the most innovative emerging research that will impact neuro|spine care. Join us as we delve one-on-one and have insightful conversations with exciting researchers and experts – voices who have something to teach, enlighten, and inspire us about Optimal neuro|spine.

Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH, MBA, FAANS, FACS
Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, KSCIRC
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