UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Principles of Neuro-oncology Programme

Date: 23rd September 2020

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N

8.45Registration and Coffee 
9.15WelcomeDr Jeremy Rees
9.20Clinical Features, Epidemiology, Survival TrendsDr Jeremy Rees
9.50Neuroradiology – Anatomy, Physiology, Advanced ImagingDr Steffi Thust
10.30Imaging QuizDr Steffi Thust
11.05Neuropathology and Molecular GeneticsProf Sebastian Brandner
11.45Glioma Surgery, Awake craniotomy, Functional AnatomyMr Andrew McEvoy
12.30Management of Low-Grade GliomasDr Jeremy Rees
13.50Management of High-Grade Gliomas     Dr Michael Kosmin
14.30Clinical Trials and Future DirectionsDr Paul Mulholland
15.20TYA Tumours – Glioma, Medulloblastoma and Germ cell tumoursA Shankar
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”