Denise Battaglini: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
Denise Battaglini is Consultant in Intensive Care at San Martino Policlinico Hospital, Genoa, Italy. Dr Battaglini is attending a PhD in Translational Medicine at the University of Barcelona, Spain. She attended two research fellowhips in pneumonia and respiratory physiotherapy at the University of Barcelona, Spain, and in neurological and pulmonary critical care at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is involved in several research projects regarding critical care management of patients with pulmonary and neurological diseases, neurological complications of COVID-19 ARDS, ventilator-associated pneumonia, respiratory physiotherapy, and lung-and-gut microbiota in neurocritically ill patients.
Chiara Robba: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
Chiara Robba is a Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care at Policlinico San Martino, Genova. She worked for many years at Addenbrookes Hospital, in Cambridge and she got a PhD in Neuroscience under the supervision of Prof Marek Czosnyka. She is currently Chair-Elect of the Neuro Intensive Care section of the ESICM. Her research interests are mainly on Neuromonitoring, autoregulation and mechanical ventilation.
James A. Town: Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Dr Town is an Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington. He works in the Intensive Care Units at Harborview Medical Center where he is also the Director of the Medical ICU. His clinical and academic interests are in quality improvement, post-cardiac arrest care, bedside ultrasound and medical education.
Sarah Wahlster: Section Head, Neurocritical Care in the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Dr Wahlster obtained her medical degree at the Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg, followed by a post-doc in Epigenetics of Neurodegenerative Disease at Harvard Medical School. She completed neurology residency and neurocritical care fellowship at MassGeneral/Brigham in Boston, and is now the section head of Neurocritical Care in the Department of Neurology at Harborview Medical Center. Her academic interests include Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Brain Injury, Extubation and Tracheostomy Decisions in the NeuroICU, Long-Term Outcomes of Patients and their Families After Severe Acute Brain Injury, Neuroprognostication after Cardiac Arrest, Neurological Care in Resource-Limited Settings, and Medical Education.