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“From Attendee to Speaker Series”

The Inside Scoop — a behind the scenes look at an ABTA Regional Educational Meeting  (post 3 of 3) An interview with, Josh Neman, Ph.D. There’s something special about Josh Neman, Ph.D. (a.k.a. Josh).  I’m not just saying that because he’s a neuroscientist working to better discern and identify a cure for cancer. He is…well… in addition to being brilliant…he’s also…

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“From Attendee to Speaker Series”

The Inside Scoop — a behind the scenes look at an ABTA Regional Educational Meeting (post 2 of 3) An interview with the ABTA’s Program Manager, Emily Lippert One of the most enjoyable aspects for me in serving as a patient panelist during the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) “Regional Patient & Family Meeting” in partnership with the Keck School…

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“From Attendee to Speaker Series”

The Inside Scoop — a behind the scenes look at an ABTA Regional Educational Meeting  (post 1 of 3) An interview with metastatic brain tumor patient and fellow panelist, Niki Kozak. In September, I penned a blog post as an attendee of the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) “2020 Virtual National Conference” (click here to read the post).  Last weekend, my…

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The man behind the Musella Foundation

Today I would like to introduce you to Dr. Al Musella (Al), the man behind the Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc. (a.k.a the Musella Foundation).  But first, I feel compelled to share a quick story about my original interactions with Al (and his foundation). The year before my brain tumor was discovered, I was the executive…

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Achieving a Sense of Community at a Virtual Event

Attaining a sense of community through a virtual event is quite an achievement. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I signed up to attend the American Brain Tumor Association’s 2020 Virtual National Conference which was made possible this year thanks to sponsors such as The Sontag Foundation, Agios, and Novocure. Click here to see the complete sponsor list. The…

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