2024 UCLA Brain Tumor Conference : Speakers
UCLA Brain Tumor Conference
May 10th & 11th 2024
 UCLA Geffen Hall
Join brain tumor survivors, family members, friends and health care professionals at the 24th Annual UCLA Brain Tumor Conference, hosted by the UCLA Brain Tumor Center. This conference will offer participants the opportunity to hear leading healthcare professionals speak about the latest treatments for brain tumors. Attendees will also have a chance to learn about symptom management, community resources and social support. Representatives from brain tumor organizations, health advocacy agencies, and support groups will also be available to offer vital information and resources catering to the brain tumor community.

Virtual Sessions begin Friday, May 10th  -  In-Person ONLY Sessions on Saturday, May 11th will NOT be available online.

Scheduled to participate
Leia Nghiemphu MD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Timothy Cloughesy MD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Clinical Professor and Director of the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program, Co-Director of UCLA Brain Tumor Center
Richard Everson MD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Tania Kaprealian MD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Albert Lai MD, PhD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Professor In-Residence, Neurology
Noriko Salamon MD, PhD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Professor, Department of Radiological Sciences; Diagnostic Neuroradiology Section Chief
Fausto Rodriguez MD
UCLA Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Professor & Chief of Neuropathology
Quinton Gopen MD
UCLA Department of Neurosurgery
Richard Green MD
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Director of Neuro-Oncology
Phil Chang DO
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Oncology Rehabilitation Physician
Robert Prins PhD
UCLA Department of Neurosurgery & Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Patricia Walshaw PhD
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Assistant Professor
Robert Chong MD, PhD
UCLA Neuro-Oncology
Assistant Professor
Tracy Chang MD
UCLA Department of Neurology; Neuro-Rehabilitation
Katie Hu MD
UCLA Health Center for East West Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor
Lauren Michelson RN, MSN, NP
UCLA Neuro-Oncology
Nurse Practitioner
Kathleen Van Dyk PhD
UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Clinical Instructor and Neuropsychologist
Cara L. Siegel MD
UCLA Dept of Neurology and Dept of Medicine, Palliative Care Program
HS Assistant Clinical Professor
Nanette Fong RN, MSN, NP
UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Reagan)
Nurse Practitioner
Marco Giovannini MD, PhD
UCLA Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Professor-in-Residence; Scientific Director, UCLA NF2 Multidisciplinary Clinic; Director, Neural Tumor Research Laboratory
Christine Goukasian MS, RDN
UCLA Division of Clinical Nutrition
Senior Dietitian
Tom Pier LCSW, OSW-C
Cancer Support Community Los Angeles
John Hegde MD
UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor
7/12/2024 2:35:39 AM