Governance and Bylaws


The association is administered by an Executive Board (with voting right) composed as follows:
president, past president, treasurer , 7 board members elected according to nationality and specialty. The EANO board has portfolio of competences which consist of: scientific committee, education, congress organization, publication, website, secretary, project development, relationships with national and international societies, nurses and related health groups. Each task is assigned to a board member according to President’s suggestion and approval of the whole board, and has to report back.

The Executive Board is supported by the Scientific Committee especially for the development of the scientific programme for EANO Meetings. It is chaired by a member of the executive board and composed of representatives of the different subspecialties with balance regarding european countries and gender as detailed below: epidemiology/basic science; neuropathology; neuroimaging/nuclear medicine; neurology; neurosurgery; radiation oncology; medical oncology; pediatric neuro-oncology; nursing/psychology.

The General Assembly, composed by all individuall EANO Members, has the full power to put the aim of the Association into effect.

EANO  has has started a Youngsters Initiative, which aims to provide a platform for networking, interaction and collaboration between young scientists with a special interest in neuro-oncology.


The mission of EANO is:

  • to promote collaboration and exchange of information on an european basis among neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropathologists, neuroradiologists, pediatric neuro-oncologists, radiationoncologists, medical oncologists and basic scientists as well as other healthcare professionals such as (neuro)psychologists, physio- and occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and nurses who are interested in neuro-oncology.
  • to promote education and research in neuro-oncology
  • to promote neuro-oncology among the european institutions and general public
  • to improve the practice and organization of neuro-oncology. “Ad hoc” task forces are appointed to develop guidelines or recommendations.

The General Assembly has the full power to put the aims and missions of the association into effect. The General Assembly is composed of all individuall EANO members.

Bylaws of EANO

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