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Neuro Oncol. 2009 August; 11(4): 456.
PMCID: PMC2743227

Society News

Society of Neuro-Oncology International Outreach Research Fellowship

This one-year research fellowship is open to postgraduate medical professionals working in the following areas: neurosurgery, neurology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology, radiology, neuropsychology, allied health, or basic science. The applicant must be living outside of North America when the application is submitted. Citizens of the United States and Canada are ineligible.

The application deadline is September 1, 2009. For more information on the fellowship and to download an application, visit www.soc-neuro-onc.org.

US–JAPAN Brain Research Cooperative Program—US Component

Funds are currently available to support visits to Japanese laboratories or US–Japan joint workshops focused on topics relevant to the mission of the Brain Research Cooperative Program. All applicants must have a currently active grant from a participating NIH institute (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-NS-07-009.html). For more information and to apply, contact Stacey Chambers at vog.hin.sdnin@srebmahc. The application deadline is September 15, 2009.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Seeks Study Concepts for Childhood Brain Tumors

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) is soliciting study concepts for novel clinical investigations in childhood brain tumors. Information about the submission process is available at www.pbtc.org; for further information, please contact Dana Wallace, Assistant Director, Operations and Biostatistics Center, PBTC ( gro.edujts@ecallaw.anad or 901–495–2715).

UPCOMING MEETING

2009 Joint Meeting of SNO and AANS/CNS

Section on Tumors

October 22–24, 2009

New Orleans, LA

The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AANS/CNS) Section on Tumors are joining scientific research efforts to present the latest developments in neuro-oncology and tumor surgery at the 2009 Joint Meeting of SNO and AANS/CNS Section on Tumors. Register now for the most comprehensive review of cutting-edge laboratory and clinical research in the field of neuro-oncology and tumors.

To register, visit www.cns.org/snosot/2009/index.asp. CNS is offering discounts of up to 25% on combined registration through September 23, 2009, for Joint Meeting attendees who also register for the CNS annual meeting on October 24–29, 2009.

In addition to offering special registration rates, CNS is presenting educational sessions, including complimentary courses for registrants of both meetings.

Please send all items you would like to have included in future issues of Neuro-Oncology Society News to Christopher E. Pelloski, MD, Brain Tumor Center and Department of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030; phone: 713–563–2415; fax: 713–563–2331; e-mail: gro.nosrednadm@iksollepc.

To submit a posting on the SNO Web site, please contact Erik P. Sulman, MD, PhD; e-mail: gro.nosrednadm@namluspe.


Articles from Neuro-Oncology are provided here courtesy of Society for Neuro-Oncology and Oxford University Press