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The Society for Neuro-Oncology will host the 4th Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Research Conference on June 15 - 16, 2017 at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in New York, New York. Building on the success of the previous meetings, this biennial conference encourages the sharing of ideas and results, new collaborations, and offers attendees a state-of-the-art update in the field of pediatric brain tumor research.

Scientific Program Co-Chairs: Mark Kieran, MD, PhD and and Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD


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Wyndham New Yorker Hotel
481 8th Avenue & 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

Click here to book a room at the preferred group rate of $239/night.   


Call 212-244-0719 and reference "Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Research Conference" to obtain the group rate.


Accepted abstracts will be presented in the following categories:

  • ATRT
  • Basic Biology
  • Brainstem Tumors
  • DIPG
  • Ependymoma
  • Immunology/Immunotherapy
  • Genetics/Epigenetics
  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • High Grade Gliomas
  • Low Grade Gliomas
  • Medulloblastomas/PNETs
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Models
  • Stem Cells
  • Signaling
  • Translational Therapeutics



Thursday, June 15:

Chris Jones, PhD, Institute of Cancer Research
Sabine Mueller, MD, MPH, PhD, University of California
Javad Nazarian, PhD, Children's National Medical Center

Low Grade Glioma
Pratiti Bandopadhayay, MBBS, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Darren Hargrave, MBChB, MD, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Adam Resnick, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Targeted Therapy Options
Steven Gill, MB, FRCS, University of Bristol
Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD, University of California
Mark Souweidane, MD, Weill Cornell Medical Center

Friday, June 16:

Epigenetics of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Nada Jabado, MD, PhD, McGill University
David Jones, PhD, German Cancer Research Center
Cynthia Hawkins, MD, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children

Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD, University of Florida
Hideho Okada, MD, PhD, University of California
Jonathan Schoenfeld, MD, MPhil, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Precision Medicine for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Kenneth Cohen, MD, MBA, Johns Hopkins University
Maryam Fouladi, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Keith Ligon, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute