Call for Abstracts: Neuro Tumor Club Dinner Meeting
Submission Deadline March 5, 2018

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23rd Neuro-Tumor Club Meeting
Northwestern Chicago Campus
Lurie Medical Research Building
Monday, April 16, 2018
5:00 to 9:00 pm


The 23rd Neuro-Tumor Club Meeting will take place during the upcoming AACR Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The meeting, conducted in association with The Society for Neuro-Oncology, will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Monday, April 16th, in the Lurie Medical Research Building at the Northwestern Chicago campus (click here for map and building images). The Northwestern Chicago campus is located three miles to the north of the AACR meeting venue, McCormick Place, and is readily accessible by car as well as by public transportation. As in past years, this event will be an informal and stimulating exchange of current findings of specific and focused interest to investigators dedicated to brain tumor research. Meeting registration is free, and drinks & food will be provided, at no cost to meeting registrants, during a social hour from 5:00-6:00 pm, with presentations to follow from 6:00-9:00 pm. Costs associated with conducting this meeting are through the generous support of the Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute at Northwestern.

Format:
As has been the case for past Neuro-Tumor Club meetings, presentations will focus on themes of critical importance to Neuro-Oncology. Presenting authors will have the same amount of time for their presentation, with the amount of time determined by the number of abstracts that are selected for oral presentation. Authors of submitted abstracts that are not selected for oral presentation will have the opportunity to display and discuss their research during a poster session conducted as part of the 5:00-6:00 pm social hour. 

Topics for presentation include:
1. Immunotherapy
2. CNS Metastases
3. Tumor Microenvironment, Angiogenesis and Epigenetics
4. Cancer Stem Cells, Metabolism and Heterogeneity
5. Cell and Virus-based Therapies
6. Pediatric tumors
7. Neuroimaging and Novel Technologies
8. Novel Agents and Translational Approaches
9. Tumor Models

Location:
Lurie Medical Research Building
303 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL, 60611

Meeting Organizers:
Shi-Yuan Cheng
Craig Horbinski
Daniel Brat
Maciej Lesniak
Roger Stupp
David James

 

Complete information, guidelines and deadlines are included on the submission form.  CLICK HERE.

NOTE: You are welcome to attend the dinner without submitting an abstract. However, please RSVP with us by April 9 so we know how many people to plan for.