"Brain Tumor Awareness Day is a unique opportunity to meet experts, face to face, outside the office setting," says Alan Pesky, Senior Vice President of The Brain Tumor Foundation. "Patients and professionals can share information and advice, hope and support -- and the comfort in knowing that there are teams of physicians and researchers working to make the journey a little easier."
The Program Co-Chairmen are: Rhonda Barad, Board Member, BTF; Susan C. Pannullo, M.D., Director, Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; and Alan D. Pesky, Senior Vice President, BTF.
Medical Panelists and Speakers to include: Patrick J. Kelly, M.D.,
F.A.C.S., Founder and President, BTF, Joseph Ransohoff Professor and
Chairman of Neurosurgery, NYU Medical Center; Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.,
Co-Chairman, BTAD, Director of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurological
Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center;
Frederick F. Lang, M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor, Department of Neurosurgery,
Director, Clinical Research, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer
Center; A Caregiver's Perspective with Steve Zirnkilton, voice of NBC's
"Law & Order" Franchise, Steven S. Rosenfeld, M.D., Ph.D., John and
Elizabeth Harris Professor of Neurology, Head, Division of Neuro-Oncology,
Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia
University, and Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center at the New York
Presbyterian Hospital, Mark M. Souweidane, M.D., Associate Professor,
Department of Neurological Surgery, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery,
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Alton L. Boynton, Ph.D.,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Biotherapeutics, Maura
|SOURCE The Brain Tumor Foundation|
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