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Darwish Symposium 2025

Event Info

Join us for this year's Darwish Symposium: Neuro-Oncology and Sam Darwish Memorial Lecture at the Alberta Children's Hospital!

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2025  

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 

Location: Kinsmen Learning Centre Auditorium, 4th Floor Alberta Children’s Hospital

The Darwish Symposium is an annual event. This year's theme is Neuro-Oncology. It is an important topic in the specialized field of medicine. This event is open to everyone interested in neurology, oncology and dermatology.

Sam Darwish Memorial Lecture

"Connect the dots in neuro-oncology: update on neurocutaneous melanocytosis"

Yasmin Khakoo, MD, FAAN, FAAP

Attending Pediatric Neurologist/Neuro-oncologist
Child Neurology Director, MSK Kids at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College
Councilor from the East, Child Neurology Society
Editor-in-Chief, Pediatric Neurology

As a pediatric neuro-oncologist, a physician-scientist, a devoted mentor, and Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Neurology, Dr. Khakoo exemplifies extraordinary humanism through her caring and thoughtful communication with patients and colleagues; her devotion to patient advocacy; and her work with medical education and support of women and underrepresented minorities in medicine.

Dr. Yasmin Khakoo

Dr. Yasmin Khakoo will also be presenting at the Paediatric Grand Rounds the day before. The Paediatric Grand Rounds are from 8:30 – 9:30 AM on Wednesdays.

"Emergencies in pediatric neuro-oncology: new agents, new challenges"

Registration

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