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The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) understands that brain tumors do not recognize geographical boundaries. SNO seeks to promote clinical and research activities in both pediatric and adult neuro-oncology in developing regions of the world. 

Annual Meeting Travel Scholarships
 Travel scholarships are awarded each year for international attendees from seven different geographical regions (minimum one per region): South/Central America & the Caribbean, Central and Southern Africa, China & Associated Countries, Eastern Europe, Far East and Australasia, Indian Sub-Continent, and North Africa & the Middle East. Applications are accepted each spring for attendance at the November annual meeting. Information is posted on the meeting page on the SNO website each year. 

SNO Wilkins-Barrick International Symposium on Neuro-Oncology
The Society for Neuro-Oncology is pleased to accept proposals for Neuro-Oncology Symposiums or Educational Courses in the Developing World. Introduced in 2015 by Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, Chair of the SNO International Outreach Committee, this initiative is  generously supported by Dr. Mark Bernstein, the Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, with additional matching support from the SNO Foundation.
To view recaps of the SNO Wilkins-Barrick Courses, click on the links below
Sri Lanka 

Latin American Neuro-Oncology Network (RedLANO)
RedLANO is a web-based platform that represents the first regional effort to bring together Latin American neuro-oncologists. The RedLANO is designed as a forum for all medical and scientific disciplines involved in the diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the nervous system as well as the management of neurologic complications related to the administration of cancer treatment. The mission is to stimulate interaction and collaboration between those with an interest in neuro-oncology and provides educational activities through events such as biennial congresses and also via an interactive website. For more information, click here.

Geographical Interest Areas and SNO International Volunteers

Geographical areas have been identified for the purpose of developing outreach and educational material tailored to meet the needs of the neuro-oncology community specific to that region. The geographical interest areas and a list of volunteers is currently being updated.
Outreach Activities
With the support of the SNO membership and volunteer leaders, we seek to provide educational materials, teaching and training resources as well as information on international fellowships and funding opportunities.  Information regarding these items and more are updated and posted on the SNO website as they become available. 

SNO members are asked to support this initiative by volunteering their time and/or making a financial pledge to support our international outreach efforts. To volunteer your time and assist in this effort, please email: [email protected]