SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

BREAKING BOUNDARIES OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE, ART & HEALTHCARE POLICY

Session Chairs: Dr. Chirag Patel, MD, PhD and Dr. Edwin Chang, PhD

10:00 – 10:05 AM
Welcome and Introduction

Chirag Patel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuro-oncology University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:05 – 10:20 AM
Alternating Electric Fields in Realistic 3D Rat Head Models

Ha Nguyen, PhD
Loyola University Chicago

10:20 – 10:35 AM
Tumor Treating Fields for Spine Metastases

Christopher Alvarez-Breckenridge, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:35 – 10:50 AM
Genetic Alterations May Predict Benefit from TTFields Therapy in Patients with Glioblastoma

Leomar Ballester, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neuropathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Department of Translational Molecular Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:50 – 11:10 AM
Novel Perfusion MRI-Based Biomarkers of TTFields Mechanisms of Action

Chirag Patel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuro-oncology University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

11:10 – 11:30 AM
Q & A

Session Chairs

March 15 @ 10:00
10:00 — 11:30 (1h 30′)

Room 407

Neurooncology and Stem cell

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