Roberta Rudà, Turin, Italy
Dr. Roberta Rudà is a Neurologist who has been involved in neuro-oncology for up to 20 years.
Since 2011 she is Head of the Outpatient Service and Multidisciplinary Brain Tumor Board, City of Health and Science Hospital/University of Turin. She is also the Coordinator of the Neuro-Oncology Network of the Regione Piemonte and Valle D’Aosta.
Dr. Roberta Rudà is Professor of Neuro-Oncology in the Residency Programs of Neurosurgery and Diagnostic Imaging/Radiotherapy of the University of Turin.
The major research areas are represented by primary brain tumors with particular interest in lower grade gliomas, epilepsy, and primary CNS lymphomas. Translational research, functional neuroimaging and neurological complications of cancers (in particular neoplastic meningitis and brain metastases) have been a focus of interest as well. In this regard Dr. Rudà is Principal Investigator in several international clinical trials.
Dr. Rudà is Member of the Editorial Board of Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Oncology Practice, Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences and World Federation of Neuro-Oncology Magazine, and Reviewer for J. Neuro-Oncology, Lancet Oncology, J. Neurology and Epilepsia.
Dr. Rudà has been a Member of the Scientific Committee of EANO since 2014, and Member of the EANO Task Forces for Guidelines in PCNSL, Ependymomas, Leptomeningeal Metastases, Brain Metastases and Palliative/Supportive Care. She is Member of the RANO Groups on Leptomeningeal Metastases and Epilepsy in Brain Tumors, and of the Brain Tumor Group of EORTC.
She is Secretary of the Italian Association of Neuro-Oncology (AINO) since 2013 and she has been the chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the EANO Congress in Turin, 2014.