May 19, 2018
8:00am - 3:15pm
UCLA Carnesale Commons
251 Charles E. Young Drive West
Los Angeles, CA
JOIN US at the inaugural UCLA NF2 Symposium, and hear leading healthcare professionals speak about the latest treatments for neurofibromatosis 2, symptom management and resources to help one manage and navigate living with NF2. Also visit with representatives from national tumor organizations, health advocacy groups and support groups to learn about resources available to the community.
Registration is free, but registration is required by May 15, 2018. Online registration available at: www.braintumor.ucla.edu.
GENERAL SESSION TOPICS INCLUDE: * Background & Scientific Research on NF2 * Neurofibromatosis 2 Clinical Updates * Pediatric Experience in NF2 * Genetic Background in NF2 * Auditory Treatments * Surgical Treatments
BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS INCLUDE: * Psychosocial Support for Families and Children with Brain Tumors * Nutrition * Neuropsychology and Brain Tumors * Understanding Clinical Trials * Understanding the Family Experience: A Family Panel * Disability Benefits * Navigating Health Insurance * Mind-Body Exercises