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Scientific Session V:

Saturday, December 7 | 8:00 am - 9:56 am |

8:00 am - 8:05 am

2020 Salt Lake City Meeting Preview

Speaker: Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD, FAANS

8:06 am - 8:12 am

Head Circumference Growth Trends in Patients Born with Myelomeningocele: What is Happening?

Presenting Author: Isaac Shamblin

8:13 am - 8:19 am

Brain Growth and Developmental Outcome After Treatment of Post-infectious Hydrocephalus in Infants in Uganda

Presenting Author: Abhaya Vivek Kulkarni, MD, FAANS, FRCS (Canada)

8:20 am - 8:26 am

Initial Outcomes of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy with Choroid Plexus Coagulation (ETV+CPC) in Vietnam

8:27 am - 8:33 am

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy With Choroid Plexus Cauterization For Treatment Of Hydrocephalus In North American Children: A Cohort Study

Presenting Author: Emily Louise Day

8:34 am - 8:40 am

Discussion Session - Abstract Group 9; Hydrocephalus 2

8:41 am - 8:47 am

Management of Pediatric Skull Base Chordoma in the Endoscopic Endonasal Era

Presenting Author: Michael M. McDowell, MD

8:48 am - 8:54 am

Effect of Dual Treatment with Low Grade Radiation (LDR) with 4-1BB Monoclonal Antibody on Group 3 Medulloblastoma and Surrounding Tissue in a Murine Model

Presenting Author: Mohammed Alshareef, MD

8:55 am - 9:01 am

Cracking the Histone Code: Revealing Therapeutic Epigenetic Targets through Histone H3 Tail Analysis of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Presenting Author: Daphne Li, MD

9:02 am - 9:08 am

Analysis of Pediatric Craniopharyngioma Admissions in the United States Utilizing the Kids Inpatients Database (KID): Predictors of Discharge Disposition

Presenting Author: Mohammed Fouda, MD

9:09 am - 9:15 am

Discussion Session - Abstract Group 10; Neoplasm

9:16 am - 9:56 am

AAP/SONS Lecture: Promise and Perils of Liquid Biopsy in Pediatric Brain Tumor Care

Speaker: Michael E. Berens, PhD

Michael Berens, PhD, is professor and director of the cancer and cell biology division as well as deputy director of research resources and head of the glioma research lab at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Dr. Berens’ presentation, Promise and Perils of Liquid Biopsy in Pediatric Brain Tumor Care, highlights advances in molecular measurement technologies and the value-proposition of liquid biopsies for pediatric brain tumor care.