SPRING SESSION: Brainstorming for Brain Cancer Cures

4 Thursday, June 13, 2013 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. BRAIN CANCER

FACILITATOR: Nicole Beauchemin, PhD


Surgical Expertise in Neuro-Oncology: History, Theory and Neurosimulation

Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, DABNS

Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Department of Oncology William Feindel Chair of Neuro-oncology, McGill University Director, Neurological Simulation Centre

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

One of these things is not like the others: the Sesame Street approach to pediatric brain tumor classification

Michael Taylor, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)

Principal Investigator The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Neurosurgeon, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Personalized therapy: Because your tumour is not like the others

Mark Kieran, MD, PhD, Director, Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Centre Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Brain Cancer in children: DNA Packaging gone wrong

Nada Jabado, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics McGill University, MCH



April 30, 2013