Updates in managing primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, skull base, and spine

Join us for the Brain Tumors seminar, sponsored by the Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for Neurologic Cancers. To RSVP for this free event, email calee.hulet@hci.utah.edu.

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:00 am – 12:30 pm

J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Auditorium
1st Floor, Research South
Huntsman Cancer Institute
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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Howard Colman, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Medical Oncology

Randy Jensen, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, and Oncological Sciences

Huntsman Cancer Institute Faculty

Samuel H. Cheshier, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Daniel W. Fults, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery

Sheri Holmen, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncological Sciences

Event Program

8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Institutional Welcome - Neli Ulrich, PhD, MS
Introduction of Symposium - Howard Colman, MD, PhD
Introduction of Speakers - Randy Jensen, MD, PhD
8:40 am Role of Immunotherapy in Gliomas
Linda Liau, MD, PhD, MBA
9:20 am Questions
9:25 am Notch 1 and Medulloblastoma Stem Cells, Metastasis, and Treatments
Sam Cheshier, MD, PhD
9:45 am Questions
9:50 am Break
10:00 am Precision Medicine in Neuro-Oncology: Challenges and Opportunities for Treatments
Mark Gilbert, MD
10:40 am Questions
10:45 am Melanoma Brain Metastasis: Caught in the AKT
Sheri Holmen, PhD
11:05 am Questions
11:10 am Break
11:20 am Shifting Paradigms in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors: Unleashing the Power of Genomics to Clinical Care
Priscilla Brastianos, MD
12:00 pm Questions
12:05 pm Leptomeningeal Dissemination: A Sinister Pattern of Medulloblastoma Growth
Daniel Fults, MD
12:25 pm Questions
12:30 pm Closing remarks/Adjourn