State of the Science Meeting Information

State of the Science
Burn Research
October 25-28, 2006
Washington, DC

In October, leaders in burn care and research met in Washington, DC, to develop and prioritize a national research agenda for evidence-based burn care. Conference attendees included burn team members, burn researchers, members of federal grant agencies, journal editors, burn survivors and members of the Department of Defense.

The following Concurrent Round-Table discussions took place on Thursday, October 26.

Morning Sessions:

Inhalation Injury Tina L. Palmieri MD, FACS
Resuscitation David G. Greenhalgh MD, FACS
Inflammation/Sepsis Richard L. Gamelli, MD, FACS

Afternoon Sessions:

Metabolism/Nutrition Steven E. Wolf, MD
Burns in Children and the Elderly Robert L. Sheridan, MD, FACS
Wound Healing Nicole S. Gibran, MD, FACS

Click on the session title, above, for round-table research priority summaries.


The following Presentations took place on Friday, October 27.

Morning Sessions:

Introduction Lynn D. Solem, MD, FACS

Psychological Health

Scar Management

Community Integration

Reconstructive Surgery

The Hand

Restoration of Function

Burn Survivor Perspective