EANO Summer School 2019: preliminary programme

Essential (molecular) neuropathology for Neurooncologists

Day 1 (Thursday July 25, 2019) Room "Bernhard von Langenbeck" (1st floor)

16:00-16:15 Welcome and introduction to course objectives
Anna Berghoff & David Capper & Wolfgang Wick

16:15-17:00 Molecular Tumor Board Cases
Case A: A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT (15min)
Case B 1: M. Theodorou, Nicosia/CY and M. Platten, Heidelberg/DE (15min)
Case B 2: A. Jakola, Gothenburg/SE, Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg/DE (15min)

17:00-19:30 Plenary Talks
1a. Regulatory / legal aspects of molecular diagnostics (tbc)
1b. Surgical sampling for high quality tissues, A. Jakola, Gothenburg/SE, (25 min)
2a. Banking of tumor specimens, P.H. Riegman, Rotterdam/NL (25 min)
2b. Functional tumor banking, S. Niclou, Luxembourg/LU (25 min)
3. Financial aspects of molecular testing, D. Capper, Berlin/DE (25 min)

Day 2 (Friday July 26, 2019) Room "Bernhard von Langenbeck" (1st floor)

08:30-00-11:00 Plenary Talks
4a. Present WHO Classification of Brain Tumors, Focus on LGG, GBM, other tumors, pediatric aspects (tbc) (25 min)
4b. cIMPACT NOW, (tbc) (25 min)
4c. Molecular Immunohistopathology, Focus on Classical IHC, but also IDHR132H, BRAFV600E, INI1, ATRX, S. Brandner, London/UK (25 min)
5a. Biostatistics for basic molecular diagnostics I, Focus on scientific questions, G. Heller, Vienna/AT (25 min)
5b. Biostatistics for high throughput data II, Focus on Clinical use (tbc) (25 min)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:30 Plenary Talks
6a. Clinical Integration of molecular data A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT (25min)
6b. Molecular data for clinical trials Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg/DE (25min)
7a. Outlook Immunoneurooncology, M. Platten, Heidelberg/DE (25min)
7b. Outlook Proteome as a diagnostic option for neuro-oncology (tbc) (25min)

13:30-15:00 Lunch Break

Workshop Track A: Room "Bernhard von Langenbeck" (1st floor)
Workshop Track B: Room "Rudolf Virchow" (2nd floor)

15:00-16:30 Workshops Track A, M. Theodorou, Nicosia/CY
I. Classical tests, Focus on 1p/19q, MGMT (cutoff etc.), IDH, C. Hartman, Hannover/DE  (20 min)
II. DNA/RNA Diagnostics, F. Sahm, Heidelberg/DE (20 min)    

15:00-16:30 Workshops Track B, S. Niclou, Luxembourg/LU
III. Implementing Array DNA Methylation in Diagnostics, D. Capper, Berlin/DE (20 min)
IV. Development of DNA Methylation Diagnostics (tbc) (20 min)

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:30 Workshops Track A, A. Berghoff, Vienna/AT
V. Protein Diagnostics (tbc) (20 min)
VI. Third Generation Sequencing, P. Euskirchen, Berlin/DE (20 min)

17:00-18:30 Workshops Track B, A. Jakola, Gothenburg/SE
VII. Aspects of Pediatric Tumors in Adulthood, Focus on Ependymoma and/or Medulloblastoma, (tbc) (20 min)
VIII. Recap Molecular Tumor Board with structure and cases, A. Jakola, Gothenburg/SE, M. Platten, Heidelberg/DE, M. Theodorou, Nicosia/CY, Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg/DE (20 min)

19:30 Networking Dinner

Day 3 (Saturday July 27, 2019)

Workshop Track A: Room "Bernhard von Langenbeck" (1st floor)
Workshop Track B: Room "Rudolf Virchow" (2nd floor)

09:00-10:30 Workshops Track A, W. Wick, Heidelberg/DE
III. Implementing Array DNA Methylation in Diagnostics, D. Capper, Berlin/DE (20 min)
IV. Development of DNA Methylation Diagnostics (tbc) (20 min)

09:00-10:30 Workshops Track B, M. Platten, Heidelberg/DE
I. Classical tests, Focus on 1p/19q, MGMT (cutoff etc.), IDH, C. Hartman, Hannover/DE (20 min)
II. DNA/RNA Diagnostics, F. Sahm, Heidelberg/DE (20 min)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Workshops Track A, F. Sahm, Heidelberg/DE
VII. Aspects of Pediatric Tumors in Adulthood, Focus on Ependymoma and/or Medulloblastoma, (tbc) (20 min)
VIII. Recap Molecular Tumor Board with structure and cases, A. Jakola, Gothenburg/SE, M. Platten, Heidelberg/DE, M. Theodorou, Nicosia/CY, Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg/DE (20 min)

11:00-12:30 Workshops Track B, D. Capper, Berlin/DE
V. Protein Diagnostics (tbc) (20 min)
VI. Third Generation Sequencing, P. Euskirchen, Berlin/DE (20 min)

12:30-12:45 Wrap-up and departure Room "Bernhard von Langenbeck" (1st floor) 

The programme is endorsed by EURO-CNS (European Confederation of Neuropathological Societies)
The EANO Summer School 2019 is supported by an unrestricted grant of Apogenix AG.

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