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Alexandre McDougall, Mark Bayley, Sarah Munce. (January 2018). A ketogenic diet as a treatment for traumatic brain injury: a scoping review. Brain Injury, 32(4):416-422. DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2018.

David W. Lawrence, Doug Richards, Paul Comper, Michael G. Hutchison. (April 2018). Earlier time to aerobic exercise is associated with faster recovery following acute sport concussion. PLoS ONE, [Electronic Resource] 13(4):e0196062. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196062.

David W. Lawrence, Evan Foster, Paul Comper, Laura Langer, Michael G. Hutchison, Tharshini Chandra, Mark Bayley. (October 2019). Cannabis, alcohol and cigarette use during the acute post-concussion period. Brain Injury, DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2019.1679885.

Elizabeth L. Inness, Michelle Sweeny, Olinda Habib-Perez, Cynthia Danells, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Cristina Saverino, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, George Mochizuki. (May 2019). Self-reported balance disturbance and performance-based balance impairment after concussion in the general population. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000431.

Graziella El-Khechen Richandi, Mark Bayley, Paul Comper, Angela Colantonio. The Impact of Menstrual Phase on Outcomes of Females with Concussion. Frontiers of Neurology. Submitted for review: May 2021.

Laura Langer, Charissa Levy, Mark Bayley. (June 2019). Increasing Incidence of Concussion: True Epidemic or Better Recognition? Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000503.

Michelle Sweeny, Olinda Habib Perez, Elizabeth L Inness, Cynthia Danells, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, George Mochizuki. (April 2021). The Toronto Concussion Study: a cross-sectional analysis of balance deficits following acute concussion in community-dwelling adults. Brain Injury. DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2021.1891288.

Michelle Sweeny, Elizabeth L. Inness, Jonathan Singer, Olinda Habib Perez, Cynthia Danells, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, George Mochizuki. (August 2020). The Toronto Concussion Study: A longitudinal analysis of balance deficits following acute concussion in community dwelling adults. Brain Injury. DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2020.1802665.

Molly Cairncross, Chantel Debert, Cindy Hunt, Mark Bayley, Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Noah D. Silverberg. (March 2021). Normative data for the Fear Avoidance Behaviour after Traumatic Brain Injury Questionnaire (FAB-TBI) in a clinical sample of adults with mild TBI. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000669.

Rachel I. Downey, Michael G. Hutchison, Paul Comper. (June 2018). Determining sensitivity and specificity of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 3 (SCAT3) components in university athletes. Brain Injury, DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1484166.

Reema Shafi, Julien Poublanc, Lashmi Venkatraghavan, Adrian P Crawley, Olivia Sobczyk, Larissa McKetton, Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Lesley Ruttan, Paul Comper, Maria Carmela Tartaglia, Charles Tator, James Duffin, Alan Mutch, Joseph Fisher, David J Mikulis. (December 2020). Subject-Level Classification Model for Acute Concussion Based on Cerebrovascular Reactivity Metrics. Journal of Neurotrauma. DOI: 10.1089/neu.2020.7272.

Zechen Ma, Mark Bayley, Laure Perrier, Priya Dhir, Lana Dépatie, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Sarah Munce. (October 2017). The association between adverse childhood experiences and traumatic brain injury/concussion in adulthood: A scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(10), e018425. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018425.

Zechen Ma, Mark Bayley, Laure Perrier, Priya Dhir, Lana Dépatie, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Christine Lay, Sarah Munce. (January 2018). The association between adverse childhood experiences and traumatic brain injury/concussion in adulthood: a scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 12:1-7, DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1424957.


Conference Abstracts – Oral Presentation

2017 March 29. The Hull-Ellis concussion and research clinic: The Sleep and Concussion Questionnaire©; a preliminary longitudinal analysis of sleep and daytime wakefulness. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Mark Bayley, Ryan Lyn, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper.

2017 March 29. Low frequency of cognitive decline or impairment in acutely concussed patients. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, David Lawrence, Ryan Lyn, Lesley Ruttan, Deborah Tang, Cristina Saverino, Mark Bayley.

2017 May 25. Development of a best practice model in acute concussion care: The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - Preliminary Findings. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference 2017. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Mark Bayley, Ryan Lyn.

2017 September 23. Sex differences in sleep patterns and development of sleep disturbances following acute concussion: A pilot study. Concussion in Women and Girls Conference 2017. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Evan Foster, Mark Bayley, Cristina Saverino, Lesley Ruttan, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper.

2017 September 23. Gender difference in acute concussion symptoms and recovery. Concussion in Women and Girls Conference 2017. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Elizabeth Inness, Lesley Ruttan, Laura Langer, Evan Foster, Ryan Lyn, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Alice Kam, David Lawrence, Alan Tam.

2018 February 2. Development of a best practice model in acute concussion care: The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Elizabeth L. Inness, Lesley Ruttan, Laura Langer, Evan Foster, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Mark Bayley.

2018 February 2. Characterizing balance impairment following acute concussion in the general population: A cross-sectional analysis. 2018 traumatic brain injury conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Michelle Sweeny, Olinda Habib Perez, Cynthia Danells, Elizabeth Inness, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, George Mochizuki.

2018 November 15. The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: Care for concussion patients in acute stages post injury. Toronto ABI Network 2018 Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: David Lawrence, Tharshini Chandra.

2019 March 14. Development of a predictive risk score for persisting post-concussion symptoms in adults using administrative health data. 13th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Laura Langer.

2019 March 16. Early predictors and management of concussion in the general population: Findings from the Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Rapid Access Clinic. 13th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Mark Bayley, Olinda Habib Perez, Lesley Ruttan, Noah Silverberg, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Richard Wennberg, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster.

2019 May 29. Movement Medicine: A systematic review on the effect of early aerobic exercise initiation on symptom recovery following concussion. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference 2019. Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Presenters: Ainsley Kempenaar, Mark Bayley.

2019 November 2. Movement Medicine: A systematic review on the effect of early aerobic exercise initiation on symptom recovery following concussion. The 7th Annual Concussion Research Symposium. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Ainsley Kempenaar, Mark Bayley.

2019 November 2. The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Rapid Access Clinic: Cognitive and psychological predictors of recovery at 8 weeks post-concussion. The Seventh Annual Concussion Research Symposium. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Lesley Ruttan, Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Laura Langer, Paul Comper.

2019 November 6. Early management of concussion in the general population: Findings from the Hull-Ellis Concussion Clinic. 96th Annual Conference of the American College of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Presenters: Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Noah Silverberg, Elizabeth Inness, Lesley Ruttan, David Lawrence, Paul Comper, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Laura Langer.

2020 February 27. Evaluation of the effectiveness of early education provided to concussion patients at the Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic. ABI2020 – The 15th Annual Conference on Brain Injury. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Presenters: Tharshini Chandra, Sabreena Moosa, Laura Langer, Sarah Munce, Evan Foster, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley.

2020 February 27. The Toronto Concussion Study: Effects of prescribed exercise on recovery and post-concussive symptoms in adults referred to the rapid access Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic. ABI2020 – The 15th Annual Conference on Brain Injury. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Presenters: Mark Bayley, Evan Foster, Ainsley Kempenaar, Tharshini Chandra, David Lawrence, Elizabeth L Inness, Laura Langer, Cynthia Danells, Paul Comper.

2020 May 29. Toronto Concussion Study: The feasibility of early aerobic exercise on concussion recovery in adults. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Virtual Academic Day 2020. Online. Presenters: Evan Foster, Ainsley Kempenaar, Tharshini Chandra, David Lawrence, Elizabeth L Inness, Laura Langer, Cynthia Danells, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqo89MEtZYI&t=6s.

2020 June 14. Effects of pre-injury migraine frequency on post-traumatic headache and post-concussion symptoms in the general adult population: The Toronto concussion study. AHS 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting. Online. Presenters: Laura Langer, Mark Bayley, David Lawrence, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Cristina Saverino, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Jonathan Gladstone.

2021 January 25. The Toronto Concussion Study: Injury and Recovery Characteristics and Prognostic Indicators in a Naturalistic Cohort of Adults with Acute Concussion: Year 5 Summary. Canadian Concussion Network 1st Annual Meeting. Online. Presenters: Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Laura Langer, Elizabeth Inness, George Mochizuki, Lesley Ruttan, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Mark Bayley.

2021 February 18. The Toronto Concussion Study: Cognitive and motor challenges identify sex differences in determinants of gait velocity after concussion in community-dwelling adults. Western University’s 3rd Annual Neuroscience Research Day. Online. Presenters: Fatema Khimji, Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cynthia Danells, Evan Foster, Will Gage, Hajr Hameed, Elizabeth Inness, George Mochizuki.


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Conference Abstracts – Poster Presentations

2017 March 29. The ketogenic diet and brain injury: A scoping review. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Alexandre McDougall, Sarah Munce.

2017 March 29. Does concussion affect the sense of smell? Preliminary data from a longitudinal prospective study of patients with acute concussion referred from the emergency room. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Deborah Tang, Robin Green, Lesley Ruttan, Cristina Saverino, Tharshini Chandra, Laura Langer, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley.

2017 March 29. The Hull-Ellis concussion and research rapid access clinic: Preliminary analysis of balance recovery using symptom, observational and posturographic measures. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Elizabeth Inness, Michelle Sweeny, Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cynthia Danells, Olinda D. Habib Perez, Alice Kam, Laura Langer, David Lawrence, Ryan Lyn, Lesley Ruttan, Cristina Saverino, Deborah Tang, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, George Mochizuki.

2017 March 29. The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Rapid Access Clinic: Psychological symptom course from the acute to post-acute phases of concussion in patients referred from the emergency room. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Lesley Ruttan, Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Deborah Tang, Cristina Saverino, Ryan Lyn, Laura Langer, Mark Bayley.

2017 March 29. Development of a best practice model in acute concussion care: The Hull-Ellis concussion and research clinic at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. 12th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Presenters: Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Elizabeth L. Inness, Cristina Saverino, Deborah Tang, Lesley Ruttan, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Alice Kama, David Lawrence, Laura Langer, Ryan Lyn, Mark Bayley.

2017 May 26. The ketogenic diet and traumatic brain injury: a scoping review. Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference 2017. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Alexandre McDougall.

2017 June 25. Spectral measures of the center of pressure: A marker of altered balance control after concussion in the general population. International Society for Posture and Gait Research World Congress 2017. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. Presenters: Michelle Sweeny, Olinda Habib Perez, Elizabeth L. Inness, Mark Bayley, Paul Comper, Alana Coutts, Cynthia Danells, George Mochizuki.

2017 August 15. The association between adverse childhood experiences and traumatic brain injury/concussion in adulthood: a scoping review. Institute of Medical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Program Research Day 2017. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Zechen Ma, Mark Bayley, Laure Perrier, Priya Dhir, Lana Dépatie, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Christine Lay, Sarah Munce.

2017 September 23. The impact of menstrual phase on outcomes of women with concussion. Concussion in Women and Girls Conference 2017. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Graziella El-Khechen Richandi, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, Cristina Saverino, Angela Colantonio.

2018 January 23. Cognitive deficits post-concussion: A discrepancy between patient reported outcomes and performance based measures. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Day 2018. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Cristina Saverino, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Robin Green, Evan Foster, Tharshini Chandra, Deborah Tang, Elizabeth L. Inness, Laura Langer, Mark Bayley.

2018 January 23. Development of a best practice model in acute concussion care: The Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Day 2018. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Elizabeth L. Inness, Lesley Ruttan, Laura Langer, Evan Foster, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Mark Bayley.

2018 February 2. The relationship between persisting symptoms of concussion and the pain catastrophizing scale, brief resilience scale and satisfaction with life scale. 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Cristina Saverino, Lesley Ruttan, Mark Bayley, Elizabeth L. Inness, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Paul Comper.

2018 February 2. Defining patient recovery from concussion based on multiple criteria and recovery trajectories. 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Leanne Rokos, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Tharshini Chandra, Laura Langer, Mark Bayley.

2018 February 2. Measuring adverse child events and its effects on recovery post-concussion. 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Allison Mah, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Tharshini Chandra, Laura Langer, Mark Bayley.

2018 May 10. The impact of menstrual phase on outcomes of females with concussion. 2018 Rehabilitation Science Research Day. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Graziella El-Khechen Richandi, Cristina Saverino, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, Angela Colantonio.

2018 May 12. Defining patient recovery from concussion based on multiple criteria and recovery trajectories. 6th Annual Concussion Research Symposium. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenters: Leanne Rokos, Paul Comper, Cristina Saverino, Tharshini Chandra, Mark Bayley.

2019 March 14. The impact of menstrual phase on outcomes of females with concussion. 13th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Grace El-Khechen Richandi, Paul Comper, Mark Bayley, Angela Colantonio.

2019 November 7. Recovery trajectory of headaches attributed to concussion in adults at the Hull-Ellis Concussion Clinic. 96th Annual Conference of the American College of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Presenters: Laura Langer, Jonathan Gladstone, David Lawrence, Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Mark Bayley.

2020 April 28. Effects of pre-accident history of migraine on acute concussion symptoms and recovery: The Toronto concussion study. American Academy of Neurology 2020 Annual Meeting. Online. Presenters: Laura Langer, Mark Bayley, David Lawrence, Paul Comper, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Jonathan Gladstone.

2021 January 21. Can Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) scores be converted to Rivermead Post-Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire (RPQ) scores and vice versa? Findings from the Toronto Concussion Study. Canadian Concussion Network 1st Annual Meeting. Online. Presenters: Laura Langer, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Liz Inness, Alice Kam, David Lawrence, Alan Tam, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Mark Bayley.

2021 January 26. The Toronto Concussion Study: Effects of concussion on the determinants of gait velocity in community-dwelling men and women. Canadian Concussion Network 1st Annual Meeting. Online. Presenters: Fatema Khimji, Mark Bayley, Tharshini Chandra, Paul Comper, Cynthia Danells, Evan Foster, Will Gage, Hajr Hameed, Elizabeth Inness, George Mochizuki.

2021 February 26. Can Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) scores be converted to Rivermead Post-Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire (RPQ) scores and vice versa? 8th Annual Concussion Research Symposium. Online. Presenters: Laura Langer, Paul Comper, Lesley Ruttan, Liz Inness, Alice Kam, David Lawrence, Alan Tam, Tharshini Chandra, Evan Foster, Mark Bayley.


Education Seminars

2017 January 10. The science and clinical management of concussions: The Hull-Ellis Clinic at Toronto Rehab. Brain Best Practice Forum, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Presenters: Paul Comper.

2019 March 7. Early predictors and management of concussion in the general population: Findings from the Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Rapid Access Clinic. Brain Best Practice Forum, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Presenters: Mark Bayley, Olinda Habib Perez, Lesley Ruttan, Catherine Wiseman-Hakes.