Chordoma Foundation

Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2019 Chordoma Community Conference at Northwestern Medicine. The conference will begin at 8:00 AM with a continental breakfast and will conclude at approximately 5:00 PM. Refreshments will be available during breaks and throughout the day. Click here for a PDF of the agenda.

Location: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 355 East Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611

Time

Session

Speaker(s)

7:45 AM Registration and breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome and announcements  Josh Sommer – Chordoma Foundation

Maciej Lesniak, MD 

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

 8:45 AM Patient Perspective  TBD
 9:00 AM State of the art treatment
Skull base surgery

Spine surgery

Radiation

Radiation

Medical oncology

James Chandler, MD 

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

Vinai Gondi, MD 

Sean Sachdev, MD 

Roger Stupp, MD 

 10:10 AM Break
 10:30 AM Ask the experts panel James Chandler, MD 

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD 

Vinai Gondi, MD

Sean Sachdev, MD 

Roger Stupp, MD 

 

11:50 AM Lunch and Taking Action  Josh Sommer – Chordoma Foundation
 1:15 PM Workshop sessions
Skull base patients TBD
Spine and sacral patients TBD
Caregivers TBD
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Living with chordoma
Pain management TBD
Rehabilitation considerations TBD
Moderator:

Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

 
4:00 PM Future horizons of chordoma research
Tissue banking and sequencing Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD

Daniel Brat, MD, PhD

Recent advances in chordoma research TBD
Moderator: 

Josh Sommer – Chordoma Foundation 

5:00 PM Closing 
5:30 PM Reception

Please join us for a reception in the lobby immediately following.

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