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COGNO ASM Session 1: Opening Plenaries 1-3, Abstract deadline extended to 9am Wed 11 July AEST

Dear COGNO members

There are 94 days to go until the COGNO ASM 2018 in Brisbane!
The central theme of the meeting is ‘living well with brain cancer in an era of precision treatments’. Brain tumours are particularly challenging because they can affect a patient in many different and complex ways. This mandates a multi-disciplinary approach to care and the broad expertise of our invited speakers reflects this.
Please join us on Monday 8th October for Session 1: Opening Plenaries 1-3. This session will feature three of our four confirmed international guest speakers.  Plenary 1 will be given by Prof Mark Gilbert who is a neuro-oncologist and Chief of the Neuro-Oncology Branch at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. Prof Gilbert will speak on ‘Challenges in Testing Immunotherapies in Brain Tumor Clinical Trials’.  Plenary 2 will be given by Erik Sulman who is currently Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Translational Molecular Pathology and Genomic Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA. A/Prof Sulman will speak on ‘Developments in Radiation Therapy for Malignant Gliomas’. Plenary 3 will be given by Dr Terri Armstrong who is a Senior Investigator at the Neuro-Oncology Branch at NIH and also the immediate past Vice President of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO). Dr Armstrong will speak on ‘Patient Centered Research in Neuro-Oncology: Improving Understanding of the Impact of CNS Tumours and Treatment’.
A preliminary program is available here.
Take advantage of the early bird registrations and register now.

Also, don't forget to submit an abstract, there is still time!
Important Dates
  Early Bird Registration Closes   6 Jul 2018 Extended to 9am Wednesday 11 July AEST
    Abstract Submission Deadline   6 Jul 2018 Extended to 9am Wednesday 11 July AEST
    Young Investigator Award Submission Deadline   6 Jul 2018 Extended to 9am Wednesday 11 July AEST
    Abstract Presenters Notified   Aug 2018  
    Deadline for Abstract Presenters to Register   7 Sep 2018  
    Online Registration Closes   21 Sep 2018  
    COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting   7-9 Oct 2018  
See you in Brisbane!
Dr Mark Pinkham
Radiation Oncologist
COGNO ASM Convenor
W: www.cogno.org.au E: cognoasm@ctc.usyd.edu.au