BTEC 2019 Annual Conference: June 5-7, 2019
Brain Tumor Disparities: From Biology to Social Determinants
Hawthorne, California (near Los Angeles)
Venue: Ayers Hotel Manhattan Beach-Hawthorne: click here
Registration details will be posted in late 2018
Wednesday, June 5
6:00-8:00 pm Reception
Thursday, June 6
Keynote lecture: Kathleen Egan, PhD (Moffitt Cancer Center,Tampa, FL) Current evidence linking viral exposures with glioma risk.
Presentation: Luc Bauchet, MD, PhD (Institute for Neurosciences, Montpellier, France)The etiopathogenesis of diffuse low-grade gliomas: the functional theory.
Keynote lecture: Reza Mirzaei, PhD (Department of Neuroimmunology, University of Calgary, Canada)T Cell Exhaustion in Glioblastoma: Intricacies of Immune Checkpoints
Keynote lecture: Heidi Wöhrer, MD, PhD (University of Vienna, Austria)The DNA methylation landscape of glioblastoma disease progression shows extensive heterogeneity in time and space.
Keynote lecture: TBA
Panel discussion: Is glioma caused by “bad luck”? If so, is further research on glioma etiology productive? Moderated by Judith Schwartzbaum, Luc Bauchet, Kathleen Egan.
CONFERENCE DINNER AT MANHATTAN BEACH
Friday, June 7
Keynote lecture: Daniel Notterman, PhD (Molecular Biology, Princeton University, NJ) Epigenetics and understanding the impact of social determinants of health.
Keynote Lecture: Maria Feychting PhD: (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) Socioeconomic disparities in brain tumor risk and survival.
Presentation: Michael Scheurer, PhD (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX) Childhood Brain Tumors: Social determinants of disparities in risk and outcomes.