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16th Annual UCLA Brain Tumor Conference
March 11th-12th 2016

Join brain cancer survivors, family members, friends and health care professionals at the 2016 UCLA Brain Tumor Conference, hosted by the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program.

This FREE conference will offer participants the opportunity to hear leading healthcare professionals speak about the latest treatments for brain tumors. Through this conference, the Neuro-Oncology Program promotes the sharing of information and experience between brain tumor survivors, their families, friends and health care professionals.

Registration opens Feb 13, 2016: more information.

Dani Saleh Brain Cancer Research Fund at UCLA

The Dani Saleh Brain Cancer Research Fund supports the brain cancer research collaboration between Dr. Timothy Cloughesy and Dr. Stan Nelson. This fund will directly support the work and training of a research fellow in Dr. Stan Nelson’s lab.

Dr. Nelson is Professor and Vice Chair of Human Genetics and Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

UCLA Neuro-Oncology & SiliconMED Launch Online Tool Correlating Gene Expression Levels with Overall Survival of Brain Cancer Patients

Genomic analysis is a powerful new tool permitting unprecedented insights into how brain tumors form and has been enabled primarily through microarray technology., a new web based tool, is aiming to help clinicians and researchers take the massive amount of data created by microarrays and better visualize gene expression levels and how they relate to the overall survival of brain cancer patients.

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