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Major brain cancer research events 2015

A list of some of the major events in brain cancer research coming up in 2015.

ESMO Personalised Medicine Symposium on Signalling Pathways in Cancer

The 2015 Symposium will concentrate on targeting the MAPK pathway: from RAS to MEK. The programme will cover pre-clinical data and genetics relevant for the understanding of the functional mechanisms in the RAS/ERK/MEK pathway, regulation of MAPK signalling, the rationale and strategies to inhibiting the pathway, biomarkers, mechanisms of resistance, as well as how to overcome it, and some important interactions with other pathways.

22nd Annual Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium Meeting

19-21 March 2015
Stevenson, Washington, USA
The annual Neuro-Oncology and Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium meeting convenes each spring in Oregon or the Pacific Northwest.

EORTC-EANO-ESMO 2015 Trends in Central Nervous System Malignancies

27-28 March 2015
Istanbul, Turkey
The main focus of the 'Trends in Central Nervous System Malignancies' Conference is to improve the neuro-oncology field, accelerate the translation of cutting edge discovery at the clinical level, and further promote international scientific co-operation, debate and exchange.

106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

18-22 April 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The AACR Annual Meeting 2015 will highlight the latest, most exciting discoveries in every area of cancer research and will provide a unique opportunity for investigators from all over the world to meet, interact, and share their insights. This year’s meeting theme – “Bringing Cancer Discoveries to Patients” – underscores the vital and inextricable link between discovery and treatment, and it reinforces the fact that research underpins all the progress we are making in the field toward cancer cures.

Global Conference, Milken Institute

26-29 April 2015
Los Angeles, USA
The Global Conference convenes some of the world's most extraordinary people to explore solutions to today's most pressing challenges in financial markets, industry sectors, health, government and education. Where others see problems, we seek solutions.

3rd Biennial Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Science Conference

7-8 May 2015
San Diego, California, USA
Building on the success of the 2011 and 2013 events, this biennial conference encourages the sharing of ideas and results, new collaborations, and offers attendees a state-of-the-art update in the field of pediatric brain tumor research.

2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

29 May - 2 June 2015
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The 2015 theme, Illumination and Innovation: Transforming Data into Learning, aims to improve patient care across the globe through the application of shared knowledge. With data as a shared resource, we can accelerate learning from one another and from our patients, sharing new insights and making faster strides against cancer.

Pre-symposium course: "Tumours of the Central Nervous System"

The Euro-CNS neuropathology training course "Tumors of the Central Nervous System" will be held from 8-10 June 2015 at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. The course is held as a pre-symposium course to the XIth Northern Light Neuroscience Symposium on Brain Tumors.

XI Northern Lights Neuroscience Symposium on Brain Tumours

10-13 June 2015
Hindsgavl, Denmark
The theme for the symposium is “Brain tumors” and in line with the tradition, it will be an interdisciplinary meeting. Different aspects of brain tumors will be covered including e.g. neuropathology, basic science, neurooncology and neurosurgery.

EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference: from Cancer Biology to the Clinic

20-23 June 2015
Florence, Italy
The EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference brings together basic, translational and clinical researchers, as well as researchers working on the development of new targeted therapeutics. The conference will present the latest achievements of multidisciplinary research dealing with drug action and resistance.

Annual Meeting of the British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS 2015)

1-3 July 2015
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Themed "Neuro-oncology Across the Ages", there will be an education and training day with parallel tracks for clinical, scientific and public participation. This will include workshops, multi-disciplinary team discussions, patient communication demonstrations, hot topic short debates and skills-based training demonstrations.

15th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)

8-12 September 2015
Rome, Italy
The Meeting will focus on the major breakthroughs and advances in Neurosurgery, from clinical practice to research, technology and innovation for a top-level scientific program, including many opportunities for young neurosurgeons through hands-on and educational courses.

18th ECCO-40th ESMO European Cancer Congress: Reinforcing Multidisciplinarity

25-29 September 2015
Vienna, Austria
The recognised multidisciplinary setting of the European Cancer Congress will once again provide ideal surroundings for participants to leverage knowledge, promote education and build awareness about oncology - placing the patient at the heart of all our efforts and discussions.

8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO)

23-24 October 2015
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
The Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) was established in 2007. COGNO's main aim is to conduct investigator-initiated and collaborative group trials addressing important clinical questions in patients with brain tumours.

Exponential Medicine Conference

TBC, early November 2015
San Diego, USA
Exponential Medicine is a four-day conference by Singularity University that brings together top experts to inform medical services leaders how technology is impacting healthcare and medicine.

20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO 2015)

19-22 November 2015
San Antonio, Texas, USA
The Society for Neuro-Oncology is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to promoting advances in neuro-oncology through research and education. Now in its nineteenth year, the Society continues to grow and mature as the premier North American organization for clinicians, basic scientists, nurses and other health care professionals whose focus is central nervous system tumors in children and adults.

ESMO Asia 2015 | Oncology Conference | Singapore | ESMO

18-21 December 2015
The ESMO Asia Congress will comprise both scientific and educational tracks prepared by an international scientific committee. There will be a strong emphasis on state of the art science, including a call for abstracts, and the current standard of care across all major tumour types.