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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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University of California San Diego

University of California, San Diego
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Dr.
La Jolla, CA  92093
Santosh Kesari, M.D., Ph.D.
Deirdre Fonseca
Marlon Saria

Research Categories:

    -Pediatric and adult neuro-oncology research
    -Basic research
    -Translational research
    -Biomarker-based clinical trials/research

Research Interests/projects:

    -Neural and glioma stem cell biology and mechanisms of gliomagenesis
    -Growth factor receptor signaling in gliomas with emphasis on PDGFR, EGFR and VEGFR
    -Drug development and mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance to kinase inhibitors
    -Discovery of multimodal (imaging, genomic, protemic, etc.) predictive and prognostic biomarkers in brain tumors
    -Neurologic complications in cancer patients
    -Management of CSF flow abnormalities and hydrocephalus in cancer patients