University of Louisville and James Graham Brown Cancer Center Neuro-oncology Symposium 2018 - July 14, 2018

University of Louisville and James Graham Brown Cancer Center Neuro-oncology Symposium 2018 - July 14, 2018

Top researchers and practitioners in neuro-oncology will share innovative treatment options and alternate delivery techniques with specialists in neuro-oncology, neurology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, neurosurgery, PM&R and palliative care, as well as nurses and allied health professionals, patients and caregivers. Attendees will have a rare opportunity to hear and meet some of the most renowned researchers and clinicians in the nation.
When Jul 14, 2018
from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, Great Halls 1 & 2, 201 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-588-2578
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Target Audience
Neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, neuro-oncologist, oncology rehabilitation and other healthcare providers with an interest in neuro-oncological diseases.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
8:00 am-9:00 am
Updates in Immunotherapy for Primary Glioma
John Villano, MD, PhD

9:00 am-10:00 am
Medical Therapy for Metastatic Brain Disease
Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD

10:00 am-10:15 am

10:15 am-10:50 am
Surgical Neuro-oncology
Brian Williams, MD

10:50 am-11:40 am
Surgery for Metastatic Spine Disease
Brian Williams, MD

11:40 am
Question and Adjourn CME Event

11:45 am-12:45 pm
Molecular Neuro-oncology (No CME Offered)
William Weiss, MD, PhD

Course Directors
Eric Burton, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Director of Neuro-oncology
UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center

 Brian Williams, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Participating Faculty
Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Dean and Diane Miller Family Endowed Chair in Neuro-Oncology
Head of Operations, Director, Brain Metastasis Research Program
Program Director, NeuroOncology Fellowship,
Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

John Villano, MD, PhD
Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology Research Program
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Speaker for Presentation with No CME Offered
William Weiss, MD, PhD   
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurological Surgery,
Co-Leader, Pediatric Malignancies Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Evelyn and Mattie Anderson Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the latest innovative treatment options and alternate delivery techniques for patients with primary brain tumors and metastatic disease to brain and spine.
2. Recognize when surgery, whole brain radiation and radiosurgery are appropriate for patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors.
3. Adapt the latest approaches in immunotherapy for metastatic tumors.
4. Identify latest advances in molecular neuro-oncology. 

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 4.2 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-18-1044. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Accreditation Statement
The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact the at least 7 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


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Registration Fees:
1. UofL Physician/Nurse/Faculty   $0
2. UofL Student/Resident/Fellow   $0
3. Outside Physician   $20
4. Outside Nurse   $15
5. All Others   $20

Advance registration is now closed. You may still attend the event by registering as a walk-in the morning of the symposium.

CLICK HERE for Maps and Directions to the Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, Great Halls 1 & 2, 201 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202

Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday, June 29, 2018. Requests received on or before Friday, June 29, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, June 29, 2018.

We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the "University of Louisville and James Graham Brown Cancer Center Neuro-oncology Symposium 2018"

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.