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WFNOS Magazine

The inaugural issue of the official publication of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology Societies is ...

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Neuro-Oncology Review Course at SNO

November 16, 2016. Register in conjunction with the SNO Annual Meeting

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CNS Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development Conference

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EANO 2016

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18th Annual Brain Tumor Update and 7th Annual International Symposium on Long-Term Control of Metastases to the Brain and Spine

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2nd CNS Anticancer Drug Discovery/Development Conference

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International Funding Opportunities

Fellowship in Surgical Neuro-oncology
Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto

Two one-year funded surgical neuro-oncology fellowships are available to North American and international trained neurosurgeons, from WHO accredited institutions.

The fellow will have combined exposure to four neurosurgical staff at the Toronto Western Hospital, who have overlapping but also distinct clinical and research interests.

  • Dr. Bernstein: Awake craniotomy; intra-axial tumours; outpatient surgery; Gamma Knife radiosurgery; bioethics;
  • Dr. Gentili: Skull base tumours; pituitary tumours; intra-axial tumours; endoscopic surgery; Gamma Knife radiosurgery;
  • Dr. Guha: Peripheral nerve tumours; intra-axial tumours; vestibular schwannomas, molecular neurooncology
  • Dr. Zadeh: Endoscopic approaches to skull base tumours; intra-axial tumours; molecular neurooncology

To apply to the July 1st slot for the following year, the decision for which is made around late October of the current year, please send by e-mail:

            1- CV
            2- Brief synopsis of career goals
            3- Three letters from current and/or past mentors

Final acceptance will require a contractual agreement between yourself and the Department of Surgery Fellowship Program at University of Toronto.

For further information and where to send the application please contact:


To inform the SNO administrative office of international travel scholarships, fellowships or any other funding opportunities that may be of interest to the international neuro-oncology community, please email