Brain Tumour Research SA 1st Annual Symposium

Sunday 27th November - 1pm


Free for BTRSA Members


$50 for Non-members.

Level 8, UniSA Bradley Building, North Tce


The 1st Annual Symposium of Brain Tumour Research SA brings together the brain tumour research and clinical community in South Australia to discuss the latest research and clinical advances in the area.

The symposium aims to foster collaboration, closer interactions for those working in the brain tumour space in South Australia, and the bidirectional transfer of knowledge between researchers and clinicians, with the overall goal of improving therapeutic outcomes for brain tumour patients in South Australia. This event is strictly for BTRSA Members Only. A public event will be hosted in May 2023.

Click here to find out more about Brain Tumour Research SA.

Meeting themes

The symposium will provide a forum for a series of talks and poster presentations from researchers and clinicians covering the full spectrum of the brain tumour research and treatment area, including:

  • notable clinical case reports
  • new neurosurgical, oncology and radiology approaches
  • clinical trials
  • brain tumour biobanking
  • resources for brain tumour research
  • research into fundamental biology of brain tumours
  • research into potential new therapeutic targets and therapies for brain tumours

Draft symposium schedule:

1:00-3:00pm Welcome and Session 1 (sponsored by imedcare)

3:00-3:30pm Break with afternoon tea

3:30-5:30pm Session 2 and Close (sponsored by Integra)

5:30-7:00pm Mixer with drinks and canapés

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Registration and abstract submission

Registration is free for BTRSA members and $50 for non-members.

Numerous speaking places are available from selected submitted abstracts.

Click here for registration and abstract submission

BTRSA membership is free, but restricted to those currently active in the brain tumour research or clinical space.

Click here to apply for BTRSA Membership.


Interested in sponsoring our event? Take a look at the Sponsorship Brochure

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BTRSA Committee/Symposium Organising Committee:

Prof Stuart Pitson (Chair) Researcher: Centre for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia/SA Pathology

A/Prof Cedric Bardy Researcher: SAHMRI/Flinders University

Prof Michael Brown Medical oncologist/researcher: Royal Adelaide Hospital/Centre for Cancer Biology

Dr Xenia Doorenbosch Neurosurgeon: Royal Adelaide Hospital/Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Dr Guillermo Gomez Researcher: Centre for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia/SA Pathology

Dr Glenn McCulloch Former neurosurgeon: President of the Neurosurgical Research Foundation

Dr Santosh Poonnoose Neurosurgeon: Flinders Medical Centre/Calvary Hospital

Ms Ginta Orchard Executive Officer of Neurosurgical Research Foundation

Symposium Secretariat

Should you have any questions or require further information please contact:
BTRSA Secretary
Ginta Orchard
Phone: 8371 0771

Mobile: 0419 844 511


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