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2021 SNO Annual Meeting and Education Day

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Thursday, November 18 - Sunday, November 21
Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Join SNO for the 25th + 1 SNO Annual Meeting and Education Day. This year’s meeting will take place at the J. B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of this year’s meeting is Bridge to the Future: Reimagining Bench to Bedside. In keeping with our previous events, the conference will provide a variety of opportunities to interact and connect with like-minded colleagues from around the world. 

The SNO annual meeting is the world’s largest neuro-oncology conference, attracting over 2400 researchers and clinician-scientists from all neuro-oncology disciplines, professionals, and interests from more than 40 countries.  The meeting will be the premier forum at which to share knowledge and gain insights on the future of neuro-oncology research and treatment. 

Registration will open soon. In the meantime, please contact Caroline Noor for information. 

Abstract Submission Categories
*The abstract submission site will open soon. 
The meeting organizers welcome the submission of original research on the following topics:

  • Clinical trials-Immunologic
  • Clinical trials-Non-immunologic
  • Randomized Trials in Development
  • Outcome measures and neuro-cognitive outcomes
  • QOL and palliative care
  • Innovations in patient care
  • Neurological complications of cancer
  • Neuro-imaging
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology (cell cycle regulation, DNA repair/modulation)
  • Cell signaling and signaling pathways
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Drug discovery, resistance
  • Tumor models
  • Preclinical experimental therapeutics
  • Tumor microenvironment/angiogenesis/metabolism/invasion
  • Immunology
  • (Epi)genetics and computational omics
  • Radiobiology
  • Clinical radiotherapy
  • Surgical Therapies
  • Molecular pathology & classification
  • Biomarkers

  • Who Should Attend

    Neuro-oncologists, medical oncologists, adult and pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, radiation oncologists, neuro-psychologists, epidemiologists, basic and translational scientists and allied health professionals.   

    Main Scientific Program Chairs
    Priscilla Brastianos 
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA 

    Albert Kim 
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St Louis, MO 

    Farshad Nassiri 
    University of Toronto 
    Toronto, Canada 

    Education Day Chairs

    Houtan Noushmehr 
    Henry Ford Health Center
    Detroit, MI 

    Daniel Orringer
    NYU Langone
    New York, NY

    Susan Short
    Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s
    Leeds, United Kingdom 

    Education Day: Allied Health Professionals Chairs
    Maureen Daniels
    Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    Toronto, Canada 

    Sandra Johnston
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA 

    Exhibits and Support

    For more information, contact Megan Bell-Johnston

    Ancillary Meetings

    Groups interested in hosting an ancillary meeting at the 2021 SNO Annual Meeting may contact Shelley Pressley  for more information.  Space is limited and will be assigned on an as-available basis. Audiovisual, food and beverage, and other associated costs will be the responsibility of the organizer.

    SNO is planning an exceptional educational program in Boston, MA. To that end, SNO will continue to monitor the COVID vaccine landscape, state, and local travel restrictions while following the guidelines set forth by the CDC.