Module 1: Basic and Translational Research

Chairs: Mihaela Lorger (United Kingdom), Simone Niclou (Luxembourg)

Note that the programme is subject to change and will be continuously updated.
All times below refer to Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Saturday, October 8, 2022

09:45 - 10:00
Welcome and Introduction
Stephen Price, United Kingdom - Educational Committee Chair

10:00 - 10:45
M1.01 Research methodology 1: Preclinical models
Heiko Wurdak, United Kingdom

11:00 - 11:45
M1.02 Research methodology 2: Clinical and translational research principles
Pim French, Netherlands

12:00 - 12:45
M1.03 Setting up a neuro-oncology programme in basic/translational science
Simone Niclou, Luxembourg

12:45 - 13:45
Lunch Break

13:45 - 14:30
M1.04 Carcinogenesis in the CNS
Sebastian Brandner, United Kingdom

14:45 - 15:30
M1.05 Genetics/epigenetics
Roel Verhaak, United States

Sunday, October 9, 2022

10:00 - 10:45
M1.06 Neuroscience in depth
Denis Jabaudon, Switzerland

11:00 - 11:45
M1.07 Pharmacology in CNS
Riccardo Soffietti, Italy

12:00 - 12:45
M1.08 Science of advanced imaging (MR and PET)
Anouk van der Hoorn, Netherlands

12:45 - 13:45
Lunch Break

13:45 - 14:30
M1.09 Tumor microenvironment in the CNS (including the immune system of the brain)
Lisa Sevenich, Germany

14:45 - 15:30
M1.10 Brain tumor metabolism
Christiane Opitz, Germany

15:30 - 16:30

CME credits

The EANO School of Neuro-Oncology - Module 01, online, Austria, 08/10/2022-09/10/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 6 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

How to receive CME credits

To receive CME credits participants must attend the respective sessions and additionally answer the online evaluation form sent to all participants by email.