Today: 5th Annual Brain Metastases Research and Emerging Therapy Conference

09.00 Basic and translational research session

Chairs: Manuel Valiente & Kim Margolin

09.00 Preclinical Insights into Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer,

Brunilde Gril

09.30 Genomics of Brain Metastases, Priscilla Brastianos

10.00 A new pharmacological approach in Brain Metastases,

Frits Thorsen & Rolf Bjerkvig

Chairs: Francesco Di Meco & Priscilla Brastianos

11.00 Keynote lecture: Molecular regulation of the critical steps to initiate Brain Metastases, Manuel Valiente

11.30 Brain Metastases phenotypic heterogeneity,

Jacek Jassem & Renata Duchnowska

 

Chairs: Jan Eskandari & Philippe Métellus

CyberKnife radiosurgery for single and multiple cerebral metastases – experiences of the Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center, Slawomir Blamek
Experience in Brain Metastases treatment

with the CyberKnife, Alfredo Conti

13.30 Parallel academic workshop: expert driven sessions

13.30 Team A: Trial design, end points and inclusion criteria, Riccardo Soffietti & Manmeet Ahluwalia

Team B: Combined systemic and local therapies, Matthias Preusser & Caroline Chung

Team C: Preventive trials design, Frank Winkler & Minesh Mehta 14.30 Academic workshop feedback and discussion

14.30 Team A: Trial design, end points and inclusion criteria, Riccardo Soffietti & Manmeet Ahluwalia

Team B: Combined systemic and local therapies, Matthias Preusser & Caroline Chung

Team C: Preventive trials design, Frank Winkler & Minesh Mehta

16.00 Therapeutic session

Chairs: Philippe Métellus, Matthias Preusser & Manfred Westphal

16.00 Targeted therapies in Brain Metastases, Manmeet Ahluwalia 16.30 The value of 5-ALA induced fluorescence for resection

of Brain Metastases, Georg Widhalm
17.00 Preventive strategies for neurocognitive deficits

in the management of Brain Metastases, Minesh Mehta
17.30 Keynote lecture: Emerging role of immunotherapies in Brain

Metastatic Melanoma, Kim Margolin

18.00 Poster session

Guided poster walks, cheese & wine

20.00 Gala dinner

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