Publications and Presentations

Experts at the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai regularly publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals, text books, and as manuscripts. The following is a list of select publications.

Tsaousides T, Spielman L, Kajankova M, Guetta G, Gordon W, Dams-OʼConnor KImproving Emotion Regulation Following Web-Based Group Intervention for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2017 Sep/Oct;32(5):354-365.

Wilson L, Stewart W, Dams-O’Connor K, Diaz-Arrastia R, Horton L, Menon DK, Polinder S. The chronic and evolving consequences of traumatic brain injury. Lancet Neurology. 2017 Jul;48(7):1802-1809.

Tran J, Dams-O’Connor K, Eapen B, Hammond F, McCarthy M, Tang X, Nakase-Richardson R. Rehospitalization in the First year following Veteran and Service Member TBI: A VA TBI Model Systems Study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2017 Jul/Aug;32(4):264-270. PMID: 28195958.

Rubenstein R, Chang B, Yue JK, Chiu A, Winkler EA, Puccio AM, Diaz-Arrastia R, Yuh EL, Mukherjee P, Valadka AB, Gordon WA, Okonkwo DO, Davies P, Agarwal S, Lin F, Sarkis G, Yadikar H, Yang Z, Manley GT, Wang KKW; and the TRACK-TBI Investigators, Cooper SR, Dams-O'Connor K, Borrasso AJ, Inoue T, Maas AIR, Menon DK, Schnyer DM, Vassar MJ. Comparing Plasma Phospho Tau, Total Tau, and Phospho Tau-Total Tau Ratio as Acute and Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury Biomarkers. JAMA Neurology. 2017 July 24. PMID: 28738126.

Kowalski RG, Haarbauer-Krupa JK, Bell JM, Corrigan JD, Hammond FM, Torbey MT, Hofmann MC, Dams-O'Connor K, Miller AC, Whiteneck GG. Acute Ischemic Stroke After Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Incidence and Impact on Outcome. Stroke. 2017 Jul;48(7):1802-1809. PMID: 28611087.

Dams-O’Connor K, Tsao JW. Functional Decline 5 Years After Blast Traumatic Brain Injury: Sounding the Alarm for a Wave of Disability? JAMA Neurology. 2017 July 1;74(7):763-764. PMID: 28459965.

Dams-O’Connor K, Pretz CP, Mellick D, Dreer LE, Hammond FM, Hoffman J, Landau A, Zafonte R. Rehospitalization over 10 years among survivors of TBI: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2017 May/Jun;32(3):147-157. PMID: 28476056.

Kumar RG, Juengst SB, Wang Z, Dams-OʼConnor K, Dikmen SS, OʼNeil-Pirozzi TM, Dahdah MN, Hammond FM, Felix ER, Arenth PM, Wagner AK. Epidemiology of Comorbid Conditions Among Adults 50 Years and Older With Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2017 January 5. PMID: 28060201.

Dams-O'Connor K, Guetta G, Hahn-Ketter AE, Fedor A. (2016). “Traumatic brain injury as a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease: current knowledge and future directions.” Neurodegener Dis Manag. [Epub ahead of print]

Crane, P. K., Gibbons, L., Dams-O’Connor, K., Trittschuh, E., Leverenz, J. B., Keene, D., Sonnen, J., Montine, T. J., Bennet, D. A., Leurgans, S., Schneider, J. A., Larson, E. B. (2016). "Association of Traumatic Brain Injury With Late-Life Neurodegenerative Conditions and Neuropathologic Findings." JAMA Neurology.

Dams-O'Connor, K.,Gibbons, L.E., Landau, A., Larson E. B., Crane, P. K. (2016). "Health Problems Precede Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults." Journal of American Geriatric Society 64(4): 844-848.

McKee, A. C., Cairns, N. J., Dickson, D. W., Folkerth, R. D., Keene, C. D., Litvan, I., Perl, D. P., Stein, T. D., Vonsattel, J. P., Stewart, W., Tripodis, Y., Crary J. F., Bieniek, K. F., Dams-O’Connor, K., Alvarez, V. E., Gordon, W. A.; TBI CTE Group (2016). "The first NINDS/NIBIB consensus meeting to define neuropathological criteria for the diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy." Acta Neuropathology 131(1): 75-86.

Silverberg, N. D., Crane, P. K., Dams-O’Connor, K., Holdnack, J., Ivins, B. J., Lange, R. T., Manley, G. T., McCrea, M., Iverson, G. L. (2016). "Developing a Cognition Endpoint for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials." Journal of Neurotrauma.

Gordon, W. A., Cantor, J., Dams-O’Connor, K., Tsaousides, T. (2015). "Long-term social integration and community support." Handbook of Clinical Neurology 127: 423-431.

Dams-O'Connor, K., Pretz, C., Billah, T., Hammond, F. M., Harrison-Felix, C. (2015). "Global Outcome Trajectories After TBI Among Survivors and Nonsurvivors: A National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study." Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 30(4): E1-10.

Ashman, T., Cantor, J. B., Tsaousides, T., Spielman, L., Gordon, W. A.(2014). "Comparison of cognitive behavioral therapy and supportive psychotherapy for the treatment of depression following traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial." Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 29(6): 467-478.

Cantor, J., Ashman, T., Dams-O’Connor, K., Dijkers, M. P., Gordon, W. A., Spielman, L., Tsaousides, T., Allen, H., Nguyen, M., Oswald, J. (2014). "Evaluation of the short-term executive plus intervention for executive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial with minimization." Archive of Phys Med Rehabil 95(1): 1-9.e3.

Corrigan, J. D., Kreider, S., Cuthbert, J., Whyte, J., Dams-O’Connor, K., Faul, M., Harrison-Felix, C., Whitneck, G., Pretz, C. R. (2014). "Components of traumatic brain injury severity indices." Journal of Neurotrauma 31(11): 1000-1007.

Dams-O'Connor, K., Cantor, J. B., Brown, M., Dijkers, M. P., Spielman, L., Gordon, W.A. (2014). "Screening for traumatic brain injury: findings and public health implications." Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 29(6): 479-489.

Gordon, W. A., Ashman, T.A., Brown, M., Dams-O’Connor, K., Dijkers, M.P. (2014). "Remembering Joshua B. Cantor, PhD." Journal ofHead Trauma Rehabil 29(6): 465-466.

Lu, W., Cantor, J., Aurora, R. N., Nguyen, M., Ashman, T., Spielman, L., Ambrose, A., Krellman, J. W., Gordon, W. (2014). "Variability of respiration and sleep during polysomnography in individuals with TBI." NeuroRehabilitation 35(2): 245-251.

Tsaousides, T., D'Antonio, E., Varbanova, V., Spielman, L. (2014). "Delivering group treatment via videoconference to individuals with traumatic brain injury: a feasibility study." Neuropsychol Rehabil 24(5): 784-803.

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