Dr. Cherisse Berry

Recipient of the 2016 EAST Trauma Research Scholarship


As a young surgeon scientist, the EAST Trauma Research Scholarship gave me the opportunity to conduct my first clinical trial. I will now have the necessary preliminary data to apply for a NIH K award or R21 with the goal of eventually achieving R01 funding to support large prospective trials.

Area of Research: Prospective evaluation of cerebral autoregulation and cerebral vasospasm in patients with traumatic brain injury using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)

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