Michelle H. Theus presented "Advancing Basic and Translational Research for Traumatic Brain Injuries" at the National Capital Area Traumatic Brain Injury Research Symposium, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. The presentation explored how brain-peripheral immune crosstalk is crucial for restoring function after traumatic brain injury.

Theus is an associate professor of molecular and cellular neurobiology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology and co-director of the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health graduate program.