Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum

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The Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to offer a patient and caregiver forum. During this complimentary program for brain tumor patients and their families, our experts will discuss advances in brain tumor treatment, as well as skills and resources for managing unique challenges faced by patients and caregivers. This program includes opportunities to ask questions of our experts.

Event Details

Hosted by the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Monday, October 16, 2023
4:00 pm. - 6:30 p.m. Central Time

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor
251 E. Huron St., Chicago

This program will also be offered virtually via Zoom. A link will be sent to registrants who select the "virtual" option. Dinner will be provided for those attending in person. 



Jessica Templar, MD


Assistant Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Managing Epilepsy in Brain Tumors

Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD


Director of Neuropathology in the Department of Pathology
Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology)/Neurological Surgery and Pathology (Neuropathology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Predicting and Preventing Venous Thromboembolism in Glioma Patients

Adam Sonabend, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Feinberg School of Medicine

Opening the Blood Brain Barrier to Treat Glioblastoma Using Novel Ultrasound Technology

Event Facilitators

Eliza Delgado
MBTI Patient Navigator

Chris Balmaceda,

Mary Ellen Maher,

Meg Schwartz,


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