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Miami Neuro Symposium
Seventh Annual
November 1-3, 2018
Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove

Friday Schedule_____________________

Thursday, November 30

Friday, December 1

Saturday, December 2
Miami Brain Symposium
7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Posters and Visit Exhibits
8:20 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Minesh Mehta, M.D.
8:25 a.m. Genomics Guides Therapy for CNS Tumors
Moderator: Minesh Mehta, M.D
8:30 a.m. New WHO Classification for Gliomas
Kenneth Aldape, M.D.
8:45 a.m. Precision Medicine for Gliomas
Yazmin Odia, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Molecular Targeting in CNS Lymphoma: An Emerging Story
Fabio Iwamoto, M.D.
9:15 a.m. Precision Radiation Therapy for Glioblastoma
Javier Torres-Roca, M.D.
9:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion With Questions and Answers
Yazmin Odia, M.D., Fabio Iwamoto, M.D., Javier Torres-Roca, M.D.,
Kenneth Aldape, M.D.

9:50 a.m.
Break, Posters and Visit Exhibits
10:05 a.m. Surgical Management of CNS Tumors
Moderator: Kevin Abrams, M.D.
10:10 a.m. fMRI and Preoperative Planning for CNS Tumors
Andrei Holodny, M.D.
10:25 a.m. Mapping Improves Surgical Outcomes for Gliomas
Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
10:40 a.m. Modern Techniques in Brain Tumor Surgery
Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
10:50 a.m. Laser Thermal Ablation (LITT) for CNS Tumor Management
Guy McKhann, M.D.
11:05 a.m.
Base of Skull Tumors: Contemporary Surgical Strategies
Luis Borba, M.D.
11:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion With Questions and Answers
Andrei Holodny, M.D., Vitaly Siomin, M.D., Guy McKhann, M.D., Luis Borba, M.D.
11:40 a.m. Lunch and Learn
12:00 noon Mitochondria and Chemotherapy Resistance in Glioblastoma Models
Jeremy Chambers, Ph.D.
Nanoparticles as a Treatment Modality for CNS Tumors
Sakhrat Khizroev, Ph.D.   
12:40 p.m. Applications and Implications of Radiation Therapies
Moderators: Marcio Fagundes, M.D., Michael Chuong, M.D.
12:45 p.m. The Challenge of Managing Brain Metastases
Michael Vogelbaum, M.D.
1:00 p.m. Hippocampal-sparing IMRT Is the New Standard
Vinai Gondi, M.D.
1:15 p.m. WBRT/SRS: How I Treat Brain Metastases
Case Discussions:
Solitary Met, Multiple Mets, EGFR Mutated NSCLC
Vinai Gondi, M.D., Rupesh Kotecha, M.D., Minesh Mehta, M.D., Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
1:35 p.m. Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors: Hope or Hype?
Matthew Hall, M.D.
1:50 p.m. Case Discussions: Potential of Proton Therapy for Skull Base Tumors
Eduardo Weltman, M.D., Marcio Fagundes, M.D., Luis Borba, M.D., Vinai Gondi, M.D.
2:10 p.m. Break, Posters and Visit Exhibits
2:30 p.m. Management of Primary CNS Tumors
Moderator: Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
2:35 p.m. Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors: Reality Check
Mark Gilbert, M.D.
2:50 p.m. Vaccines: The New Frontier?
David Reardon, M.D.
3:05 p.m. Tumor Treating Fields: A New Standard of Care – Why the Reluctance?
Roger Stupp, M.D.
3:20 p.m. Panel Discussion With Questions and Answers
Mark Gilbert, M.D., David Reardon, M.D., Roger Stupp, M.D., Yazmin Odia, M.D.
3:40 p.m. Contemporary Management of Vestibular Schwannoma
Gerardo Guinto, M.D., Vitaly Siomin, M.D., Rupesh Kotecha, M.D., Peter Volsky, M.D.
4:00 p.m. Modern Approaches to Treating Meningioma
Michael Vogelbaum, M.D.
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
4:20 p.m. Poster Presentations
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:15 p.m. Miami Cancer Institute Tour
5:00 p.m. Board Shuttle at entrance to hotel
5:15 p.m. Shuttle Departs
5:45 p.m. Arrive at Miami Cancer Institute – Tour
6:45 p.m. Board Shuttle at entrance to Institute
7:00 p.m. Shuttle Departs
7:30 p.m. Arrive at Biltmore Hotel


Schedules are subject to change.