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Didactic Sessions Begin @ 8:00 am Level B Ballroom 1 | Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, UT


8:00 - 8:15 am
Randy Jensen Neurosurgery Residency Program

Preliminary Results of a Prospective Trial of Feasibility and Safety of using Advanced Intraoperative MRI (iMRI) for Glioma Surgery.
Randy Jensen, MD, PhD, MHPE, Salt Lake City, UT

Randy Jensen, Hunter Underhill, Christian Davidson, Michael Karsy, Howard Colman
8:15 - 8:20 am Discussion
8:20 - 8:35 am
Nicholas Gamboa

High-grade glioma imaging volumes and survival: A single-institution analysis of 101 patients after resection using intraoperative MRI.
Nick Gamboa, MD, Salt Lake City, UT

Nick Gamboa, Randy Jensen
8:35 - 8:40 am Discussion
8:40 - 8:55 am
Howard Colman Neurooncology Huntsman

The Combination of a Novel RAF/MEK Clamp (avutometinib, VS-6766) and FAK Inhibitor (defactinib, VS-6063) Overcomes MAPK Pathway Inhibitor Resistance in Melanoma Brain Metastases.
Howard Colman, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City UT

Howard Colman, Tursun Turapov, Katie M. Culver, Tori M. Earl, Karly A. Stanley, Gennie L. Parkman, Silvia Coma, Jonathan A. Pachter, Sheri L. Holmen
8:55 - 9:00 am Discussion
9:00 - 9:20 am
Celina Crisman, MD, New York, NY

Glioblastoma Presenting as IPH with Negative Pathology.
Celina Crisman, MD, New York, NY

Celina M Crisman
9:20 - 9:25 am Discussion
9:25 - 10:00 am 
Benjamin M. Ellingson, PhD, Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Imaging Biomarker Strategies for Neuro-Oncology Drug Development.
Benjamin M. Ellingson, PhD, Los Angeles, CA

Benjamin M. Ellingson
10:00 - 10:05 am Discussion
10:05-10:25 am
Kris Smith, MD, Phoenix, AZ

Early Experience with Gammatile for High Grade Gliomas.
Kris Smith, MD, Phoenix, AZ

Kris Smith
10:25-10:30 am Discussion
10:30 - 11:15 am
Bob S. Carter

Updates on Precision Medicine in Brain Tumors for Surgeons.
Bob S. Carter, MD, PhD, Boston, MA

Bob Carter

11:15-11:20 am Discussion
11:20 am Adjourn




4:00 - 4:15 pm
Kyril Cole, MPH

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Non-small cell lung Brain Metastases before and after the Targeted Therapy Era.
Kyril Cole, MPH, Salt Lake City, UT

Kyril L. Cole, Matthew C. Findlay, Emma R Earl, Brandon Sherrod, Jessica Kunzman, Wallace Akerley, Lindsay Burt, Donald Cannon, Randy L. Jensen
4:15 - 4:20 pm  Discussion
4:20 - 4:35 pm 
Leo Kim

Reprogrammed TCA Cycle Maintains a Stem-Like Epitranscriptome and Therapeutic Persistence in Glioblastoma Stem Cells.
Leo Kim, MD, Salt Lake City, UT

Leo J.Y. Kim, Esther W. Lim, Ryan C. Gimple, Reilly L. Kidwell, Qiulian Wu, Deobrat Dixit, Yang Wang, Li Jiang, Xiuxing Wang, Qi Xie, Kailin Yang, Xiaojing Liu, Xiaoguang Fang, J. Crystal Zhao, Shideng Bao, Andrew E. Sloan, Jason W. Locasale, Christian M. Metallo, Jeremy N. Rich
4:35 - 4:40 pm  Discussion
4:40 - 4:55pm
Matt Findlay

A Multicenter, Propensity Score–Matched Assessment of Endoscopic vs. Microscopic Approaches in the Management of Pituitary Adenomas.
Matt Findlay, MD, Salt Lake City, UT

Matt Findlay, Michael Karsy
4:55 - 5:00 pm  Discussion
5:00 - 5:15 pm
Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD

Interaction Between iPSC-Derived GABAergic Organoids and Tumor cells in Organoid-Glioblastoma Chimeras Promotes Tumor Growth and Impairs Neural Differentiation.
Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, UT

Simone Chiola, Jingye Yang, H M Arif Ullah, Kandy Napan, Nicholas Gamboa, Osama Youssef, Samuel Cheshier, Aleksandr Shcheglovitov
5:15 - 5:20 pm  Discussion
5:20 - 5:35 pm 
Robert Kim

Visual Outcomes in Spheno-Orbital Meningiomas: A 10-year Experience.
Robert Kim, MD, Salt Lake City, UT

Robert Kim, Vance Frederickson, William Couldwell
5:35 - 5:40 pm Discussion
5:40 - 5:55 pm 
William Couldwell Neurosurgery

Factors Associated with Hearing Outcomes after a Middle Fossa Approach in 131 Consecutive Patients with Vestibular Schwannomas.
William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, UT

Karol P. Budohoski, Robert C. Rennert, Steve A. Gordon, Amol Raheja, Cameron Brandon, Jeffrey C. Henson, Mohammed A. Azab, Neil S Patel, Michael Karsy, Richard Gurgel, Clough Shelton, William T. Couldwell
5:55 - 6:00 pm  Discussion
6:00 - 6:30 pm
Jonathan Yang, MD, PhD, Seattle, WA

Proton Craniospinal Irradiation for Solid Tumor Leptomeningeal Metastasis.
Jonathan Yang, MD, PhD, Seattle, WA

Jonathan Yang
6:30 - 6:40 pm  Discussion
6:40 pm  Adjourn


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