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 Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series (NOWS)


About NOWS:

Pakistan Society of Neuro-Oncology (PASNO) is organising Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series (NOWS).

Each webinar of the NOWS will be an hour. It will be held on first Saturday of every month. The format will be 30 to 40 minutes of lecture and the rest of the time to answer questions and discuss. There is no fee for the participants, but pre-registration will be required.

Our cardinal objective for organizing NOWS is to educate those taking care of brain tumor patients and those involved in brain tumor research. The ultimate goal is to improve the quality of care & management of brain tumor patients globally, focusing on Lower-and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC).

Zoom link will be shared with registered participants only.
 


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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#1:
Saturday, May 29, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Insular Gliomas: Current Concepts & Surgical Nuances
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Omar Chohan, MD
Associate Professor Neurosurgery, Neurology & Radiation Oncology
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#2:
Saturday, June 12, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Endoscopic Resection of Pituitary Tumors:
Achieving Hormonal Cure & Avoiding Complications
Speaker: Dr. Asif Bashir, MD
Professor & Head of Neurosurgery Unit Punjab Institute of Neurosciences - PGMI / AMC Lahore General Hospital
Lahore, Pakistan
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#3:
Saturday, June 26, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Management of Medulloblastomas in the Contemporary Era: Balancing Cures and Quality of Cure
Speaker: Dr. Rakesh Jalali 
Medical Director and Head, Radiation Oncology 
Apollo Proton Cancer Centre 
Chennai, India
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#4:
Saturday, July 10, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Management of Bone Sarcomas of the Clivus and Craniocervical Junction
Speaker: Dr. Shaan Mohammed Raza
Associate Professor Vice Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Director of Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery The University of Texas
Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#5:
Saturday, July 24, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Low Grade Glioma, Beyond the Basics
Speaker: Dr. Sumera Butt Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre
Lahore, Pakistan
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#6:
Saturday, August 7, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: The role of palliative and ablative radiotherapy for spinal metastases
Speaker: Dr. Gregory Gan, MD, PhD
Translational Physician Scientist
Assistant Professor University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#7:
Saturday, August 21, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: CNS Tumor Classification: What’s new in WHO 2021
Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Gilani, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#8:
Saturday, September 4, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Robotic-Assisted exoscope for resection of brain tumors: an outcomes analysis
Speaker: Dr. Constantinos Hadjipanayis
Professor & Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Union Square Care Center
New York, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 
 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#9:
Saturday, September 18, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Pre-operative Tumor Embolization
Speaker:  Dr. Farhan Siddiq, MD
Associate Professor 
Residency Program Director Neurological Surgery
University of Missouri 
Columbia, Missouri, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#10:
Saturday, October 02, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Pediatric-type Gliomas
Speaker:  Dr. Cynthia Hawkins
Professor and Neuropathologist
Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine
SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#11:
Saturday, October 16, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Multi-modality Treatment for Metastatic and Primary Spine Tumors: Searching for the Perfect Balance
Speaker:  Dr. Mark H. Bilsky
Chair and Professor, Neurological Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York
NY, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#12:
Saturday, October 30, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Management of Complex Glomus Jugulare Tumors
Speaker:  Dr. Diego Mendez Rosito
President, Skull Base Chapter
Latin American Federation of Neurosurgery Societies (FLANC)
Director, Skull Base and Pituitary Center
CMN 20 de Noviembre, ISSSTE
Mexico
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#13:
Saturday, December 11, 2021
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Neuropsychological testing in awake craniotomy
Speaker:  Dr. Rex Jung
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#14:
Saturday, January 8, 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

Topic: Case-based discussion on cavernomas
Faculty: Dr. Muhammad Omar Chohan
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Discussant: Dr. Ahsan Ali Khan
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#15:
Saturday, February 5, 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Survivorship in Brain Tumors
Speaker:  Dr. Soma Sengupta
Associate Professor, Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine
Associate Director, Brain Tumor Center
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here
 

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#16:
Saturday, March 5, 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Advances in Vestibular Schwannoma Management
Speaker:  Dr. Jeremy Lewis
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
West Virginia University, WV, USA &
Dr. Sonikpreet Aulakh
Assistant Professor, Medicine
West Virginia University, WV, USA
Recorded Lecture:  Click here
 

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#17:
Saturday, April 2, 2022
05:00pm to 06:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Glioblastoma Multiforme: Current Medical Treatments and Future Directions
Speaker:  Olivier Rixe, MD PhD
Vice President,Daiichi Sankyo
Early Clinical Development
New Jersey, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here
 

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#18:
Saturday, May 7 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Updates in Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery
Speaker:  Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Vice-Chairman, Clinical Research
Director, Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery
Director, Epilepsy Surgery and Research Laboratory
Departments of Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#19:
Saturday, June 4 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: From surgery to genomics: dissecting cellular and molecular heterogeneity of human glioblastoma
Speaker:  Sara G.M. Piccirillo
The Robert M. Faxon Jr. Endowed Professor in Neuro-Oncology
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 



 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#20:
Saturday, July 2 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Optimization of Glioma Surgery - A multimodal approach to safe maximal resection
Speaker:  Dr. Aliasgar Moiyadi
Professor and Chief Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Tata Memorial Hospital
Mumbai, India
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

 

 


 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#21:
Saturday, September 3 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: Neurosurgical Evaluation and Treatment of Lymphoma
Speaker:  Dr. Chad W. Washington
Chair, UMMC Neurosurgery
Director, UMMC Stroke Center
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

 

 


 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#22:
Saturday, October 1 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

 

Topic: Frailty and outcomes in older neuro-oncology patients
Speaker: Dr. Christian A Bowers
Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Department of Neurosurgery
The University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

 

 


 

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Neuro-Oncology Webinar Series#23:
Saturday, November 5 , 2022
06:00pm to 07:00pm (Pakistan Time: GMT +5)

 

 

Topic: IgG 4 related diseases of the head and neck
Speaker: Dr. Ramin Hamidi
Vice Chairman Clinical Affairs
Assistant Professor, Neuroradiology
Department of Radiology
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Recorded Lecture: Click here

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

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