The Chinese Neurotrauma Scholar Association was first organized in 2010 by Dr. Xiao-ming Xu and Dr. Jinhui Chen (Indiana University), Dr. Kevin Wang and Dr. Zhiqun Zhang (University of Florida), Dr. Zhifeng Kou (Wayne State University), Riyi Shi (Purdue University) and Dong Sun (Virginia Commonwealth University). The idea for the provide a forum for like-minded Chinese and other neurotrauma scholars to interact and to network. We also organized the first CNSA symposium on 6-15-2010 CNSA Symp. Program (Las Vegas, NV). We have held annual symposium as a satellite to the National Neurotrauma Society Symposium ever since.