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Section: AANS/CNS Section on Tumors

BrainLAB Community Neurosurgery Award
To make the Section on Tumors more relevant to community brain tumor neurosurgeons, the section will introduce a new award at the 2006 CNS Annual Meeting. The BrainLAB Community Neurosurgery Award will be given to a neurosurgeon practicing in a nonacademic setting who submits the best abstract related to central nervous system tumors.

On behalf of the section, Ronald E. Warnick, MD thanks BrainLAB for their support of this new initiative. The section also thanks Jeffrey Bruce, MD, FACS (Awards Subcommittee chairman), for his efforts to recognize the scholarly work of community based brain tumor neurosurgeons.

Watch for more information about this award in the fall.

NBTF Translational Research Award
The AANS/CNS Section on Tumors is soliciting applications for the National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) Translational Research Grant Award ($15,000). The award is given to a faculty/attending practicing neurosurgeon with the best proposal for translational research in the area of brain tumor investigation and treatment. The proposal should not exceed five pages, and should include a hypothesis, background, experimental design, budget justification, and references.

Deadline for submission of proposals is June 15, 2006 with funding to begin in the fall of 2006.

Please send proposal to:

Donald M. O'Rourke, MD, Associate Professor
AANS/CNS Tumor Section Research Committee
Department of Neurosurgery, Silverstein 3
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

For more information:
Clinical: 215/662-3490, Lab: 215/898-2871

Announcing the Integra Foundation Award. This new award will be given annually beginning in April, 2005 for a minimum of three years at the AANS and CNS meetings

Special 20th Anniversary Issue of Journal of Neuro-Oncology (PDF 10KB)

20th Anniversary AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Brochure (PDF 588KB)

Select Review in Neuro-Oncology


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To submit information for the Tumor Section, please e-mail
Adam Mamelak, MD with your suggestions.

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