Saturday, 07 March 2020

2020 Moffitt Neuro-Oncology Update Conference

2020 Moffitt Neuro-Oncology Update Conference


SATURDAY, March 7, 2020

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel • 700 S. Florida Ave • Tampa, FL 33602

                                                7:00am-5:00pm- Educational Conference                                             
                                                  5:30pm-7:30pm- Networking Reception
Peter Forsyth, MD
James Liu, MD
Michael Vogelbaum, MD, PhD


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Conference Agenda

Saturday, March 7, 2020
7:00 am 8:00 am Exhibitors Breakfast
  SESSION 1   Onco-Neurology
8:00 am 8:20 am Christian Grommes Neurological complications of cancer
8:20 am 8:40 am Imad Najm Neurological electrophysiology and seizures in brain tumor patients
8:40 am 9:00 am Fred Locke CAR-T in CNS diseases
9:00 am 9:20 am Sepideh Mohtari Complications of immune therapy
9:20 am 9:30 am   SESSION 1 DISCUSSION
9:30 am 9:45 am   MORNING BREAK
  SESSION 2   Novel Surgical Techniques
9:45 am 10:05 am Michael Vogelbaum The OR as a laboratory
10:05 am 10:25 am Michael Yu Radiomic guided radiation therapy for CNS tumors
10:25 am 10:45 am  Nam Tran Minimally invasive brain and spine surgical technologies
10:45 am 11:15 am Pablo Recinos Endoscopy and skull base surgery
11:15 am 11:35 am DEBATE: Recinos vs Mehta Surgery vs RT for first-line treatment of skull base tumors
11:35 am 11:45 am   SESSION 2 DISCUSSION
 11:45 pm 1:00 pm   LUNCH
  SESSION 3   Rare Tumors / Clinical Trials
1:00 pm 1:20 pm George Jallo Brainstem Tumors
1:20 pm 1:40 pm  Xia Wang Genetics in rare CNS tumors
1:40 pm 2:00 pm Howard McLeod Personalized medicine for CNS tumors
2:00 pm 2:20 pm Neal Shah Interventional Pain Management for Neurofibromatosis 
2:20 pm 2:40 pm  Solmaz Sahebjam Neuro-oncology clinical trial updates
2:40 pm 2:50 pm   SESSION 3 DISCUSSION
2:50 pm 3:05 pm   AFTERNOON BREAK
  Session 4   Brain Metastases
3:05 pm 3:25 pm James Reeves Systemic therapies in the management of brain metastases
3:25 pm 3:45 pm Peter Forsyth Immune therapy for brain mets
3:45 pm 4:05 pm Minesh Mehta Radiotherapy for brain mets
4:05 pm 4:25 pm James Liu Targeting brain mets
4:25 pm 4:45 pm DEBATE: Forsyth vs Mehta Primary treatment of melanoma brain mets 
4:45 pm 4:55 pm   SESSION 4 DISCUSSION
4:55 pm 5:00 pm   Closing Remarks

Accreditation Information

Accreditation Information: 

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Rush University Medical Center designates this Live Activity for a maximum of eight (8) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Rush University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Rush University designates this live activity for eight (8) Continuing Education credits. This activity will fulfill Category 2 contact hour requirements for pharmacology for ANCC certified advanced practice nurses. 


This program is approved for 8.0 hours (0.8 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.


Hotel Accomodations:

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina
700 S. Florida Ave
Tampa, FL 33602

A reduced rate of $265/night has been reserved for guests wishing to spend Friday night at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. Reservations by attendees must be received on or before, Friday, February 7th, 2020 to receive this reduced rate

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Moffitt Cancer Center would like to thank the following organizations who are partnering with us on this conference.

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                                                                                                 State Society Partner - FLASCO

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Nurse, NP, PA, Pharm, Other:$75.00
USF Resident/Fellow/Student:Fee is waived
Moffitt Clinician:
Fee is waived

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