Congress of Neurological Surgeons | October 16-20, 2021, Austin, Texas | “We’re looking forward to 2021 for many reasons, including the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, members, and friends in person at the CNS Annual Meeting! In addition to focusing on the amazing accomplishments to date that have advanced neurosurgical care, we will keep an eye on the future. The 2021 Annual Meeting “Vision for the Future” will look ahead at the care in each specialty involving surgical advances and new technology, essentially imagining where neurosurgery will be 25 years from now.”
American Society for Radiation Oncology | October 24-27, 2021, Chicago, Illinois | “Plans are underway for a safe, comprehensive and engaging live meeting. The theme for the meeting, “Embracing Change, Advancing Person-Centered Care,” highlights the importance of embracing the rapid advancements in the field of radiation oncology to provide the best patient care in the most efficient way. The theme will also touch on the need to focus on the whole patient in the treatment plan, as well as on the well-being of our health care workers — physicians, nurses, physicists, and all the members of the treatment team.”
Society for Neuro-Oncology | November 18-21, 2021, Boston, Massachusetts | “The theme of this year’s meeting is Bridge to the Future: Reimagining Bench to Bedside, and we are thrilled to share that an outstanding group of plenary speakers have already been confirmed. The SNO Annual Meeting is the world’s largest neuro-oncology conference, regularly attracting over 2600 researchers and clinician scientists from over 40 countries. Spanning all neuro-oncology disciplines, professions, and interests, the 2021 SNO annual meeting will be the premier forum at which to share knowledge and gain insights on the future of neuro-oncology research and treatment.”
Piper Sandler Healthcare Conference | November 30 – December 2, 2021, New York, New York | “This year’s conference will feature more than 300 of the most highly regarded and influential companies across biotechnology, specialty pharmaceuticals, medical technology, medical diagnostics, life science tools, healthcare services and information technology. The conference attracts an audience of over 2,000 attendees including institutional, private equity and venture investors from the U.S., Asia, Europe and Canada. Additionally, CEOs, industry experts and leading physicians have also been invited to host panels and address the most relevant issues affecting healthcare. These discussions will provide critical insight at a time when parts of the world are rapidly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Previous topics includes vaccine, diagnostics and therapeutic updates, regulatory, reimbursement and legal issues as well as focus on specific diseases such as atherosclerosis, diabetes and cancer.”
August 21, 2021
American Association of Neurological Surgeons | August 21-25, 2021, Orlando, Florida | “The AANS Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier event of the AANS, attended annually by more than 3,300 neurosurgeons and medical professionals. Join your peers in Orlando for learning and collaboration. And for those who cannot travel, participate online with virtual access to key sessions.”
August 05, 2021
Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons | August 5-8, Cedar Creek, TX | “The TANS Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort. This is an amazing opportunity to network and reconnect with the leaders of neurosurgery in Texas. The purposes of the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons is to: 1. To promote and advance neurological surgery within the State of Texas. 2. The advancement of and the pursuit of excellence in neurological surgery and related sciences through continuing education. 3. To uphold the principles, policies and practices for the attainment of the best in neurosurgical patient care. 4. To provide a communication interface with other groups, and represent neurosurgical opinion to preserve and achieve the principles and purposes of the Association.”
July 25, 2021
American Association of Physicists in Medicine | July 25-29, Virtual Meeting | “AAPM is preparing an exciting annual meeting for this summer, which will be virtual again this year due to the pandemic. The virtual format of this meeting will provide outstanding scientific, professional, and educational content, along with an engaging real-time connection to a global conference audience.
The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creative science. Advancing medicine.” Physicists over the decades have contributed enormously to the development of modern medicine. This year’s meeting will explore the ways in which we can bring our creativity and scientific expertise to continue building medicine of the future. Our Presidential Symposium will focus on the topic of creativity in science, and our various meeting sessions will explore our roles as scientific innovators in both research and the clinic.” – James T. Dobbins, III, PhD, 2021 AAPM President
June 22, 2021
American Brachytherapy Society | June 22-25, 2021, Virtual Meeting | “I am pleased to announce that the 2021 American Brachytherapy Society’s Annual Meeting will be designed around the theme, ‘Innovations in a Time of Change’. At this conference, we will provide physicians scientific data on the efficacy of novel brachytherapy approaches for all disease sites including alpha and beta particles that have recently arrived at our clinics. With a focus on today’s technology-driven landscape, we will provide the tools to help brachytherapists to commission these novel methods as a component of their care. It is with great enthusiasm and anticipation that we invite you to attend the 2021 ABS Annual Meeting.” – Firas Mourtada, Ph.D., President, American Brachytherapy Society
June 19, 2021
Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society | June 19-23, Jackson, WY | “The 2021 RMNS Meeting will be held at The Snow King Resort. Dr. Joe Sramek is serving as the local arrangements chairperson. The venue for the meeting is located at the southern edge of the Tetons. Dr. John Clough is this year’s Scientific Program Chairman and is preparing a stimulating program. The conference facilities at the hotel will provide the perfect location for the open exchange of ideas and discussion of interesting neurosurgical topics.”
June 04, 2021
American Society of Clinical Oncology | June 4-8, 2021, Virtual Meeting | “ASCO’s robust scientific and education programs will be held simultaneously June 4-8. Our meeting platform will provide attendees with live and on-demand access to top caliber scientific research presentations and slides. The online meeting experience will also offer opportunities to engage with and learn from oncology thought leaders from around the world, including interactivity and live question and answer in key sessions.”
May 28, 2021
Georgia Neurosurgical Society | May 28-30, 2021, The Cloister at Sea Island. | Watch presenter Jay McCracken, MD, speak on “Piedmont Brain Tumor Center experience with GammaTile Brachytherapy for Recurrent Brain Tumors”. The GNS mission is “a society that supports our patients and our members in advancing patient care through the encouragement of education and research by allowing neurosurgeons in achieving the highest possible standards of professional ability and integrity.”
A Neurosurgeon’s Perspective on the Early Clinical Experience With GammaTile Therapy at an NCI-Designated Cancer Center
April 08, 2021
Dr. Kimberly Bojanowski Hoang of Emory University describes their experience with GammaTile Therapy, including a product overview, patient selection criteria, procedural workflow, and early clinical outcomes.
March 20, 2021
Presenters, including Dr David Brachman, Dr Mehee Choi, and Dr. Clara Ferreira, present at the Second Annual GammaTile Therapy User Meeting. This meeting is exclusively for physicians, clinicians, and institutions offering Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy (STaRT) to their patients. Topics include a clinical trials update, a technology profile highlighting upcoming publications and applications, and a review of recent publications.
February 25, 2021
This event was in partnership with the Society of Neuro-Oncology and is presented by Dr. David Brachman, Radiation Oncologist and CTO of GammaTile Therapy, as well as Dr. D. Jay McCracken, Dr. Adam Nowlan, and Dr. Erin Dunbar from the Piedmont Brain Tumor Center Team. The webinar presents the clinical data, real-world experience, and future directions for GammaTile Therapy.
September 29, 2020
Adam Turner, PhD, presents GammaTile from a Medical Physicist’s perspective, including establishing a GammaTile program and treatment planning.
September 10, 2020
Dr David Brachman and Dr Mehee Choir review clinical data from the prospective GammaTile clinical trial, along with recent clinical publications and trial plans, and examine brain tumor patients’ access to radiation therapy.
August 20, 2020
The First Annual GammaTile Therapy User Meeting includes presentations from Dr. Clark Chen, Dr. Jay McCracken, Dr. Joseph Zabramski, Dr. David Brachman, and Dr. Lisa Misell. This meeting is exclusively for physicians, clinicians, and institutions offering Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy (STaRT) to their patients. Topics include case reviews and clinical trial information.
August 04, 2020
Dr. Joseph Zabramski reviews the meningioma subset of clinical data from the prospective GammaTile clinical trial, clinical case examples of patients with recurrent meningiomas, and surgical GammaTile implant footage.
July 09, 2020
This Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) webinar covers historical brain brachytherapy techniques and Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy for brain tumors, led by Dr Clark Chen and Dr Peter Nakaji. Topics include a GammaTile Therapy technology overview, clinical data review, and single-center experience clinical case examples (CME credit is available for a fee).