Scientific Session I: Tumor

Monday, April 27
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator(s): Frank Joseph Attenello III, MD

2:00 pm - 2:04 pm

Introduction of the Ronald L. Bittner Lecture

Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD, FAANS

2:40 pm - 2:49 pm

204. Distinct Regional Activity And Ontogeny Of Tumor Associated Macrophages In Human Glioblastoma Suggests Parallel Recruitment Processes.

Zsolt Zador, MD, PhD, FRCS(SN) (Canada)

2:50 pm - 2:59 pm

205. Sex-Associated Analysis of MGMT Promoter Site Methylation in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Addison Barnett, MS

3:00 pm - 3:09 pm

206. The Safety and Feasibility of Brain Tumor Resection in the Outpatient Setting – A Pilot Study

Nikita Lakomkin, MD

3:10 pm - 3:19 pm

207. Navigated Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Improves the Outcome of Postsurgical Ischemia-related Paresis in Glioma Patients – A Randomized, Sham-controlled Double-blinded Trial

Sebastian Ille, MD (Germany)

3:20 pm - 3:29 pm

208. Circulating Serum MicroRNA for Monitoring in Glioma

Jordan J Jones, MD (Australia)

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Beverage Break in the Exhibit Hall

4:01 pm - 4:10 pm

209. Useful Hearing Preservation Is Improved in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients Who Undergo Stereotactic Radiosurgery Before Further Hearing Deterioration Ensues

Akiyoshi Ogino, M.D., Ph.D. (Japan)

4:11 pm - 4:20 pm

210. Differential Methylation Patterns Are Associated With Variable Vestibular Schwannoma Clinical Phenotypes

Avital Perry, MD

4:21 pm - 4:30 pm

211. Serum-Extracted Epigenetic Signatures for the Detection and Classification of Pituitary Adenomas by a Blood Draw

Karam Asmaro, MD

4:31 pm - 4:40 pm

212. Evading Death: NOXA In Cushing’s Disease Pituitary Adenomas

Reinier Alvarez

4:41 pm - 4:50 pm

213. Predictors of Postoperative Diabetes Insipidus (DI) in Over 1000 Patients Undergoing Transsphenoidal Surgery: A Single Institution Experience

Rushikesh Sanjeev Joshi

4:51 pm - 5:00 pm

214. Characterization of Rathke’s Cleft Cyst (RCCs) by 1H-MRS: Differential Diagnosis of Pituitary Adenomas and RCCs

David S. Baskin, MD, FAANS

5:01 pm - 5:10 pm

215. Epigenetic Modulation As A Novel Treatment Strategy for Chordoma

Sakibul Huq

5:11 pm - 5:20 pm

Late Breaking: Development of Intraoperative Molecular Diagnosis Method for Glial Tumors

Turker Kilic, MD, PhD, IFAANS (Turkey)

5:21 pm - 5:30 pm

Late Breaking: Liquid Biopsy Analysis in Glioma: Preoperative Detection of IDH1, IDH2 and TERT Gene Mutations from Free Circulating Tumor DNA

Timucin Avsar (Turkey)