University of Louisville 2018 Neuro-Oncology Symposium

Event Date: 7/14/2018 - 7/14/2018 Time:8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Event: University of Louisville 2018 Neuro-Oncology Symposium
Date: Saturday, July 14
Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Rudd Heart & Lung Center (201 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202)

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.

8:00 a.m.: Updates in immunotherapy for primary glioma – John Villano, MD, PhD, University of Kentucky
9:00 a.m.: Medical therapy for metastatic brain disease - Manmeet Ahluwalia, MD, Cleveland Clinic
10:15 a.m.: Surgical neuro-oncology - Brian Williams, MD, University of Louisville
10:50 a.m.: Surgery for metastatic spine disease – Max Boakye, MD, University of Louisville
11:40 a.m.: Molecular neuro-oncology – William Weiss, MD, PhD, University of California - San Francisco
12:40 p.m.: Questions and adjourn

Course director: Eric Burton, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Louisville

Register at: For more information, contact Tess Ocean at or 502.852.3285.