Chordoma Foundation

2013 Research Workshop

March 21-22, 2013  |  Liberty Hotel  |  Boston, Massachusetts

Online Registration is Closed

Please call 919-809-6779 to check availability

Agenda  |  Organizing Committee  |  Sponsors  |  Travel & Lodging  |  Abstract Submission  |  Previous Workshop


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Organizing Committee

  • Justin Cates, MD, PhD – Vanderbilt University
  • John Ferguson, MD – NIH Officer of Rare Disease Research
  • Gary Gallia, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins University
  • Ziya Gokaslan, MD – Johns Hopkins University
  • Fran Hornicek, MD, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Paul Meltzer, MD, PhD – National Cancer Institute
  • Dilys Parry, PhD – National Cancer Institute

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  • Harris Center for Chordoma Care at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
  • Burroughs Welcome Fund
  • University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
  • UPMC Center for Skull Base Surgery
  • MGH Cancer Center
  • MGH Center for Orthopaedic Surgery
  • MGH Department of Pathology
  • H3 Biomedicine
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Sanofi
  • United Theraputics
  • Johns Hopkins Skull Base Center
  • Duke Medicine and Duke Center for Learning Health Care
  • Steve Kanter
  • Edward Les
  • Timothy Rodell

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Travel and Lodging Information

Note: All participants are responsible for booking their own travel and lodging unless otherwise specified.

A room block has been reserved at a discounted group rate of $239 at the Liberty Hotel from 3/19/13 to 3/24/13.  To make a reservation at the Liberty, call 866-507-5245 and request the “Fourth International Chordoma Research Workshop” group rate from the Liberty Hotel or visit the Fourth ICRW reservation page to book a room. The room block will be released on February 18, 2013 and this rate is not guaranteed after that date.

Additional rooms are available for $149 per night at the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill, located two blocks from the Liberty Hotel. Email and request the “Fourth Chordoma Community Conference” group rate to make a reservation.

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Abstract Submission

All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract(s) and are invited to bring a poster.  To submit an abstract upload it using the widget below or email it to


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Highlights from the Last Workshop

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