UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Principles of Neuro-oncology Programme

Date: 27th September 2023

Location: Basement lecture theatre, 33 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR

9.00WelcomeDr Jeremy Rees, Consultant Neurologist, NHNN
9.05Neuropathology and Molecular GeneticsProf Sebastian Brandner, Consultant Neuropathologist, NHNN
10.00Neuroradiology – Anatomy, Physiology, Advanced ImagingDr Harpreet Hyare, Consultant Neuroradiologist, NHNN
10.35Imaging QuizDr Harpreet Hyare, Consultant Neuroradiologist, NHNN
11.25Symptom Control – Epilepsy, Thrombosis and steroids  Dr Gary Hotton, Consultant Neurologist, NHNN
12.05Glioma Surgery, Awake craniotomy, Functional AnatomyProf Andrew McEvoy, Consultant Neurosurgeon, NHNN
13.15Clinical Features, Epidemiology, Survival TrendsDr Jeremy Rees, Consultant Neurologist, NHNN
13.50Management of Low-Grade Gliomas  Dr Jeremy Rees, Consultant Neurologist, NHNN
14.30Management of High-Grade Gliomas  Dr Michael Kosmin, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, UCLH
15.30Malignant Glioma – a rare case of targeted treatmentDr Jeremy Rees, Consultant Neurologist, NHNN
15.45Neuropsychology and Vocational RehabilitationDr Patrick Murphy, Clinical Neuropsychologist, NHNN
16.25Ethical Considerations, Advance DirectivesDr Jon Martin, Consultant in Palliative Medicine,Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker profiles

Feedback from the courses run in 2017/18 - 2022-23

“Presenters all excellent and easy to listen to. Thank you”
“Great range of medical disciplines to give teaching of breadth and depth of neuro-oncology”
“Very interesting lectures to a high standard”
“Very good study day. Learned a lot”
“Well received by all and long awaited”