Montreal HCP Symposium 2018

This half-day symposium provides the opportunity to network, learn and share knowledge and expertise in the field of brain tumours (neuroscience and neuro-oncology) with a focus on cross-disciplinary learning.

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When: Monday, May 7, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
3801 University Street, Montréal, Québec H3A 2B4
Grandpré Communications Centre
The Symposium presentations will be in English (2) and in French (1) and the question periods will be conducted in both languages. 

Topics and Speakers include:

Dr Kevin Petrecca, Neurosurgeon, What's new in Research? (presentation in English)

Biography: Kevin Petrecca, a neurosurgical oncologist, is associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery (McGill University), Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery (McGill University Health Centre), Associate Chair-Neurosurgery of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery (McGill University). His clinical practice is dedicated to treating brain cancer patients and his research program focuses on studying the origin, development, and properties of brain cancer stem cells and developing new tools for brain cancer surgery.

Dr Valérie Panet-Raymond, Radio-oncologist, The treatment of brain metastases in 2018 (presentation in French)

Biography: Dr Panet-Raymond is an assistant professor in radiation oncology at the Cedars Cancer Centre at the McGill University Health Centre. Her research and clinical interests are in breast cancer and in neuro oncology. She also specializes in the treatment of brain metastases and leads the radiosurgery program at the MUHC.

Brain Tumour Patient Story (presentation in English)


Event Poster

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Event Details

  • Register by Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Space is limited to 76 seats.  
  • If you cannot attend, please let us know by email at your earliest convenience
  • There is no charge for this Symposium
  • Snacks and light refreshments and beverages are available during breaks.
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