THE MASTERS
X ANNUAL
WORLD COURSE IN
BRAIN & SPINE TUMOUR SURGERY

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CNS

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GEORGE
SAMANDOURAS

CONSULTANT NEUROSURGEON

THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY

QUEEN SQUARE, LONDON

COURSE DIRECTOR

  

  1. Awake resection of SMA/cingulum/
    corpus callosum glioma (Thu)

     

  2. Video compilation of handling vessels in tumour surgery (Sat) 
     

  3. Resection of pineal region tumour in the sitting position (Sun)
     

  4. Mapping and resection of infiltrating fourth ventricle ependymoma  (Sun)

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MITCHEL
BERGER

DIRECTOR, BRAIN TUMOUR PROGRAM UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANSCISCO, USA

COURSE DIRECTOR

  

  1. Video compilation of approaches to insular gliomas (Thu)
     

  2. Triple testing for motor system glioma (Fri) 

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MICHAEL
LAWTON

CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, BARROW BRAIN AND SPINE, PHOENIX, USA

 

PRESIDENT & CEO,

BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE

  

  1. Seven ways to split the Sylvian fissure (Sat)
     

  2. Resection of a brainstem cavernoma (Sun)
     

  3. Repairing iatrogenic arterial injuries (Sat) 

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LALIGAM
SHEKAR

VICE-CHAIRMAN AND PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

DIRECTOR, CEREBROVASCULAR SURGERY, DIRECTOR, SKULL BASE SURGERY, PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY, DIRECTOR, CEREBROVASCULAR LABORATORY

WILLIAM JOSEPH LEEDOM AND BENNETT BIGELOW & LEEDOM ENDOWED PROFESSORSHIP

  1. Far lateral and extreme lateral approaches to foramen magnum lesions (Thu)
     

  2. High-flow arterial bypass for a tumour (Sat)

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HUGUES
DUFFAU

CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY, MONTPELLIER UNIVERSITY, FRANCE

Transopercular resection of an insular glioma (Fri)

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JACQUES MORCOS

PROFESSOR AND CO-CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL NEUROSURGERY AND OTOLARYNGOLOGY

DIRECTOR, CEREBROVASCULAR SURGERY, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

DIRECTOR, SKULL BASE SURGERY, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

DIVISION CHIEF, CRANIAL NEUROSURGERY, JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Combined retrolabyrinthine presigmoid subtemporal approach for a petroclival meningioma (Thu) 

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ALFREDO QUINONES HINOJOSA

WILLIAM J. AND CHARLES H. MAYO PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, MAYO CLINIC, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, USA

  

Resection of an intramedullary spinal cord glioma (Sat)

 

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MARK 
SOUWEIDANE

VICE CHAIRMAN AND PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN/WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL CENTER & MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER

  

Resection of solid intraventricular tumour (Sun)

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NICHOLAS THEODORE

DONLIN M. LONG PROFESSOR

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY, ORTHOPAEDICS & BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

DIRECTOR, NEUROSURGICAL SPINE PROGRAM

CO-DIRECTOR, CARNEGIE CENTER FOR SURGICAL INNOVATION

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

  

Robotic fixation of spinal lesion (Sat)

 

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PAUL
McCORMICK

GALLEN PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, NEW YORK, USA

Resection of an upper thoracic ependymoma (Sat)

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THEODORE 
SCHWARTZ

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY AND DIRECTOR OF SURGICAL NEUROONCOLOGY, EPILEPSY AND PITUITARY SURGERY

WILL CORNEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, NEW YORK, USA

Endoscopic resection of a sellar tumour (Fri)

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ALAN
COHEN

CHIEF OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY, ONCOLOGY AND PEDIATRICS

CARSON-SPIRO PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY

THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

  

Resection of brainstem epidermoid tumour (Sat)

 

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MARK
KRIEGER

SURGEON-IN-CHIEF

& SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

DIRECTOR, NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE

BILLY AND AUDREY L. WILDER CHAIR IN NEUROSURGERY

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES

Resection of a paediatric posterior fossa ependymoma (Sat)

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PAUL
GARDNER

PETER J. JANNETTA PROFESSOR

EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIR, SURGICAL SERVICES

NEUROSURGICAL DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR CRANIAL BASE SURGERY

DIRECTOR, SURGICAL NEUROANATOMY LAB, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Endoscopic skull base tumour resection (Thu)

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ROGER
STUPP

CHIEF OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY

PAUL C. BUCY PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

FEINBERG SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO, USA

The future of glioblastoma treatments (Thu)

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JEFFREY
BRUCE

EDGAR M. HOUSEPIAN PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

VICE CHAIRMAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

DIRECTOR, BARTOLI BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH LABORATORY

CO-DIRECTOR, BRAIN TUMOR CENTER

Transtentorial approach for pineal tumour (Sun)

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ATUL
GOEL

PROFESSOR AND HEAD

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY

SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE & KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

MUMBAI, INDIA

Resection of a cavernous sinus tumour (Thu)

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GEORGE
JALLO

CLINICAL PRACTICE DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, JOHNS HOPKINS ALL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY

Resection of paediatric brain stem glioma (Sat)

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GUILHERME RIBAS

PROFESSOR OF SURGERY

UNIVERSITY OF SAO PAOLO MEDICAL SCHOOL, SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL

Critical surgical anatomy of language and movement cortices (Thu)

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LORENZO
BELLO

PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY

DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF MILAN, ITALY

Asleep resection of primary motor cortex glioma with IO monitoring (Thu)

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AMY
HEIMBERGER

JEAN MALNATI MILLER PROFESSOR OF BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH
PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, CHICAGO, USA 

  

Immune topographic atlas & glioma immuno-therapies using BBB opening ultrasound (Thu) 

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RICARDO KOMOTAR

PROFESSOR & PROGRAM DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR OF UM BRAIN TUMOUR INITIATIVE, DIRECTOR OF SURGICAL NEUROONCOLOGY, DIRECTOR OF NEUROONCOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Resection of a thalamic glioma (Thu)

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GREGORY HICKOK

PROFESSOR, COGNITIVE SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE SCIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, INRVINE, IRVINE, USA

The dual stream language model  (Thu)

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NINA
DRONKERS

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF BERKELEY,

CALIFORNIA, USA

Functions of Broca and insular regions (Fri)

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DAVID PITSKHELAURI
 

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY

BURDENKO NEUROSURGERY CENTER

MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Trans-Sylvian approach to an insular glioma (Fri)

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SHLOMI
CONSTANTINI

DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY
DANA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
TEL AVIV MEDICAL CENTER, ISRAEL

Resection of a brainstem glioma (Sun)

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GABRIEL
ZADA

DIRECTOR, USC BRAIN TUMOR CENTER

PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, OTOLARYNGOLOGY, AND INTERNAL MEDICINE

USC KECK SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  

LOS ANGELES, USA

Endoscopic pituitary surgery  (Fri)

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JAMES
LIU

PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, DIRECTOR, CEREBROVASCULAR/SKULL BASE & PITUITARY SURGERY

DIRECTOR, SURGICAL NEURO-ONCOLOGY AND BRAIN TUMOR CENTER

DEPARTMENTS OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY,HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL, RWJ BARNABAS HEALTH, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

  1. Interhemispheric transcallosal approach for intraventricular tumout with endoscopic-assistance (Sun)
     

  2. Retractorless anterior interhemispheric transcallosal interforniceal approach to pineal tumor (Sun)

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SÉBASTIEN FROELICH 

SÉBASTIEN FROELICH 

CHEF OF NEUROSURGERY 

LARIBOISIERE HOSPITAL

UNIVERSITÉ DE PARIS

  1. Video anatomy of open and endoscopic skull base anatomy (Thu) 
     

  2. Lateral approach to a skull base chordoma (Thu)

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ANNA MISEROCCHI & ANDREW McEVOY

CONSULTANT NEUROSURGEONS

THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, QUEEN SQUARE, LONDON, UK

DTI-guided glioma resection in the intraoperative MRI (Fri)

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EDUARDO
RIBAS

NEUROSURGEON, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY, ALBERT EINSTEIN HOSPITAL, SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL

Critical surgical anatomy of the insula (Fri)

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FRANCESCO SALA

PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY, UNIVERSITY OF VERONA, ITALY

Intraoperative brainstem neurophysiological monitoring (Sun)

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ERIC LEUTHARDT

CHIEF, DIVISION OF NEUROTECHNOLOGY, PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY, NEUROSCIENCE, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR INNOVATION IN NEUROSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
DIRECTOR, BRAIN LASER CENTER
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

Laser ablation of difficult-access tumor (Fri)

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DANIEL PREVEDELLO

PROFESSOR & DIRECTOR, MINIMALLY INVASIVE CRANIAL SURGERY PROGRAM

VICE CHAIR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS, OHIO, USA

Endoscopic approch to a brain stem tumour (Sun)

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TIIT
MATHIESEN

EDITOR IN CHIEF,

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA (EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY)

PAST CRAIRMAN, ETHICS COMMEETTE, WORLD FEDERATION OF NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETIES (WFNS)

Ethics in neurosurgical research and neurosurgical publishing (Fri)

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GAIL
ROSSEAU

CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY 

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY 

WASHINGTON, D.C. USA

Diversity in global neurosurgery (Fri)

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KAAN
YAĞMURLU

FACULTY & RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, USA

  1. Brainstem safe entry zones (Sun)
     

  2. Critical anatomy of the sellar region (Fri)
     

  3. Surgical anatomy of the pineal region (Sun)

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KATE DRUMMOND

DIRECTOR OF NEUROSURGERY, ROYAL MELBOURNE HOSPITAL, AUSTRALIA

HEAD OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMOURS, VCCC
CHAIR, PANGEA GLOBAL HEALTH EDUCATION

Women leaders in Neurosurgery (Fri)

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WALTER
STUMMER

PROFESSOR AND CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL MUENSTER, MUENSTER, GERMANY

5-ALA guided resection of glioblastoma (Thu)

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WILLIAM COULDWELL 

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

PAST PRESIDENT, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS (AANS)

Microsurgical approach for a sellar tumour (Fri)

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KRISTIAN AQUILINA

CONSULTANT PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGEON

GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL FOR CHILDERN, LONDON, UK

Resection of mid-brain astrocytoma & 4th ventricle ependymoma (Sat)

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LINDA
BI

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, NEUROSURGERY, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, NEUROSURGEON, NEUROSURGERY, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, STAFF, MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE

Real-time neuromonitoring and imaging strategies for safe resection of thalamic and motor region gliomas (Fri)

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ANTONIO
MUSSI

STAFF NEUROSURGEON 

SOUTH BAY MEDICAL CENTER

FLORIANOPOLIS - BRAZIL

Anterior circulation anatomy in tumour surgery (Sat)

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