CNS 2022 Section on Tumor Awards: Please join us to congratulate the Awardees!

 

The AANS/CNS Section on Tumors CNS2022 Awardees with Dr. Isabelle Germano, Section’s Chair, and Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, Awards Chair.

AANS/CNS Section Tumors Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award

Dr. Diogo Garcia, MD was the recipient of the AANS/CNS Section Tumors Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award for the presentation entitled: “Intra-operative near real-time detection of tumor infiltration in IDH-mutant gliomas using desorption electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (DESI-MS)”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session II on Tuesday October 11, 2022. The AANS/CNS Section Tumors Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award is given to a high ranking brain tumor clinical or basic science abstract submitted by a trainee from a rising program defined as an institution that has received 2 or less awards since 2015. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

 

Dr. Diogo Rivera is the recipient of the AANS/CNS Section Tumors Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award at the CNS 2022. Here with Dr. Isabelle Germano, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Chair, Dr. Jennifer Moliterno Awards Chair and his mentor Dr. Alfredo Quinones.

American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award

Dr. Michael Ivan was the recipient of the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) Young Investigator Award for the presentation entitled: “Controlling Glioblastoma Invasion In vivo with CD97”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022. which is sponsored by the American Brain Tumor Association, the Young Investigator Award is given at the AANS and the CNS meetings to a junior faculty member (first/senior author) involved in neuro-oncology research who has demonstrated outstanding potential for future basic science research. The applicant must have been out of training for less than 6 years. A $1,000 honorarium accompanies this award.

Dr. Michael Ivan receives the Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award

Dr. Elaina Wang, MD was the recipient of the Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award for the presentation entitled: “Single-cell RNA-seq Highlights Immune-driven Gender Differences in Glioblastoma”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022. The Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award is given to a high-ranking abstract related to either clinical or basic science neuro-oncology research. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Elaina Wang receives the Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Rosenblum - Mahaley Clinical Research Award

 

Dr. Jeffrey Traylor, MD was the recipient of the Rosenblum - Mahaley Clinical Research Award (Section on Tumors) for the presentation entitled: “Evaluating Risk of Recurrence in Patients with Meningioma: Analysis of 703 Cases”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022. The Rosenblum - Mahaley Clinical Research Award is given to a resident, fellow or attending in neuro-oncology who presents the best clinical research paper in the field. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Jeffrey Traylor receives the Integra Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

KLS Martin Tumor Award  

Danielle Miyagishima was the recipient of the KLS Martin Tumor Award for the presentation entitled, “Identifying Spatial Transcriptomics Signaling Networks in Human Glioblastoma Using Graph-Based Machine Learning”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022.  The KLS Martin Tumor Award is given to a high scoring abstract on CNS tumors by a medical student, resident, or neurosurgeon. The award will be presented at the CNS and AANS annual meetings and will be associated with a $1,000 honorarium.

Dr. Danielle Miyagishima receives the Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Integra Foundation Award

John Andrews was the recipient of The Integra Foundation Award for the presentation entitled, “The neurosurgical anatomy of deficits in speech production”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022. The Integra Foundation Award is given to the best clinical research paper on CNS tumors. A $1,000 honorarium accompanies this award.

Dr. John Andrews receives the Integra Foundation Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

James Rutka Pediatric Brain Tumor Award  

Dr. Evan Bander was the recipient of the James Rutka Pediatric Brain Tumor Award  for the presentation entitled: “A Positive Impact on Patterns of Relapse in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma after Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Omburtamab”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session II on Tuesday October 11, 2022. James Rutka Pediatric Brain Tumor Award is given to the best pediatric tumor abstract. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Evan Bander receives the James Rutka Pediatric Brain Tumor at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Lunsford and Leksell Radiosurgery Award   

Dr. Andrea Klein was the recipient of the Lunsford and Leksell Radiosurgery Award for the presentation entitled: “Impact of Cochlear Dose on Hearing Preservation Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Treatment of Vestibular Schwannomas: A Multi-center Study”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session II on Tuesday October 11, 2022. The Lunsford and Leksell Radiosurgery Award  is given to the best radiosurgery abstract. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Andrea Klein receives the Lunsford and Leksell Radiosurgery Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Synaptive Preuss Award   

Dr. Joerg Christian Tonn was the recipient of the Synaptive Preuss Award for the presentation entitled: “Extent of Resection in Glioblastoma: Prognostic Validation of a New Classification from the RANO Resect Group”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session II on Tuesday October 11, 2022.   The Synaptive Preuss Award  is an award given to the best basic science tumor-related paper submitted by young investigator. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Joerg Christian Tonn receives the Synaptive Preuss Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

Mizuho Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery Award  - Doo Sik Kong

Dr. Doo Sik Kong was the recipient of the Mizuho Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery Award   for the presentation entitled: “Indications and outcome of endoscopic transorbital surgery for trigeminal schwannoma based on the classification: A multicenter study with 50 cases (Korean Society of Endoscopic Neurosurgery - 009)”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session II on Tuesday October 11, 2022.   The Mizuho Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery Award is an award given to a high scoring abstract focused on minimally invasive techniques for brain tumor surgery by a resident or neurosurgeon. The award carries an honorarium of $1000.

Dr. Doo Sik Kong receives the Mizuho Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery Award at the CNS 2022 from Dr. Jennifer Moliterno, AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Awards Chair.

BrainLab Neurosurgery Award

Dr. Pablo Valdes was the recipient of the BrainLab Neurosurgery Award for the presentation entitled: “Neuroplastic changes across multiple brain resections in glioma patients: identification of patterns that predict beneficial repeat resection”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session I on Monday October 10, 2022. The BrainLab Neurosurgery Award is given to a neurosurgeon practicing outside the United States or in a non-academic setting in the United States with the best abstract related to central nervous system tumors. A $1,000 honorarium accompanies this award.

National Brain Tumor Society Award

Dr. Jae Ho Han was the recipient of the National Brain Tumor Society Award for the presentation entitled: “A Small RNA Signature from Extracellular Vesicles in Patient Plasma Correlates with Recurrence or Progression of High-grade Gliomas”, presented during the Section on Tumor Session III on Wednesday October 12, 2022. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) Award award is given to a high scoring abstract by a resident or attending physician presenting work on minority, underserved, and/or rural populations with brain tumors or doing innovative early phase clinical trials. The award will be associated with a $1,000 honorarium.

 

The AANS/CNS Section on Tumors partners with NREF to provide the following research grants to top-scoring research grants submitted annually to NREF.

  1. The Andrew T. Parsa Research Fellowship Grant: one $50K grant/year
  2. The Section on Tumor Research Fellowship Grant: one $50K grant/year
  3. The StacheStrong Foundation Research Fellowship Grant: two $50,000 grant/year
  4. The Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation (SBTF) Research Fellowship Grant: one $50,000 grant/year

In 2022, a new partnership was formed:

  1. The Gladiator Project Research Fellowship Grant: one $50K grant/year https://www.gladiatorproject.org/

We strongly encourage our Tumor Section members to apply to the NREF for 2023! Applications will be available on September 1, 2022 with submission deadline on November 1, 2022. Awardee Notification: April, 1, 2023

https://www.nref.org/research/Deadline-Calendar

 
 
 

 

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