Learn about treatment options, clinical trials and research during UF Brain Tumor Education Day

WHAT: UF Brain Tumor Education Day will offer patients with brain tumors and caregivers the opportunity to learn about treatment options and resources available at UF Health. A panel of experts led by members of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy team will give informative talks about brain tumors in pediatric and adult patients, brain tumor treatments, brain tumor research and clinical trials. The panel will answer questions from the audience. Anyone impacted by brain tumors is welcome, and breakfast and lunch will be served. The event is free and preregistration is encouraged. Visit www.ufbraintumorday.org for more information.

WHO: Jason Blatt, M.D., pediatric brain tumor surgeon

Irene Estores, M.D., medical director, UF Health Integrative Medicine

William A. Friedman, M.D., chair, department of neurosurgery and co-director, Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

Ashley Ghiaseddin, M.D., adult neuro-oncologist

Sri Gururangan, FRCP (Edin.), director, pediatric neuro-oncology

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., director, Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program and co-director, Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

David Tran, M.D., Ph.D., chief, neuro-oncology and associate director, Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

The highly trained physicians at the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy take a patient-centered approach to care. Because no two individuals respond in the same way to any treatment, the multidisciplinary team of specialists provides highly individualized diagnostics and treatment plans. The ultimate goal is to provide the optimal patient experience. Collaborators from many areas throughout UF Health are focused on leading the way in research breakthroughs.

WHEN:           8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12

WHERE:         Hilton University of Florida Conference Center