UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Principles of Neuro-oncology Programme

Date: 23rd September 2020

Location: Online

9.15WelcomeDr Jeremy Rees
9.20TYA Tumours – Glioma, Medulloblastoma and Germ cell tumoursDr A Shankar
10.00Neuroradiology – Anatomy, Physiology, Advanced ImagingDr Steffi Thust
10.35Imaging QuizDr Steffi Thust
11.05Neuropathology and Molecular GeneticsProf Sebastian Brandner
11.45Glioma Surgery, Awake craniotomy, Functional AnatomyMr Andrew McEvoy
12.30Clinical Features, Epidemiology, Survival TrendsDr Jeremy Rees
13.10Case Presentation: Staying Alive with D & T – an example of personalised medicine Dr Jeremy Rees
13.50Management of High-Grade Gliomas     Dr Michael Kosmin
14.30Clinical Trials and Future DirectionsDr Paul Mulholland
15.20Management of Low-Grade GliomasDr Jeremy Rees
16.00Symptom Control – Epilepsy, Thrombosis and steroids    Dr Gary Hotton
16.30Ethical Considerations, Advanced Directives, Spiritual CareDr Jon Martin

Speaker profiles

Feedback from the first two courses run in 2017/18 & 2018/19

“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”