The Canadian Neuroradiology Course

& Dan Andreae Lectureship

Part 1: Anatomy – Malformations - Tumors

November 9-11, 2018

BMO Education & Conference Center, Toronto Western Hospital

60 Leonard Avenue, Toronto


 DAY 1 Embryology and Malformations Module Organizer: Manohar Shroff
8:00-8:25 Embryology and Malformations of the Spine and Spinal Cord Alexandre Bisson, Montreal
8:25-8:50 A Systematic Approach to Posterior Fossa Malformations Susan Blaser, Toronto
8:50-9:15 Embryology and Malformations of the Cortex and Commissures Charles Raybaud, Toronto
9:15-9:45 CASES – Recognizing malformation of cortical development Julie Hurteau-Miller, Ottawa
9:45-10.15 Coffee
Anatomy + Physiology
10:15-10:40 Functional Anatomy of the Brain Pradeep Krishnan, Toronto
10:40-11:05 CSF: Hydrocephalus Charles Raybaud, Toronto
11:05-11:30 Pediatric Head and Neck Disorders Ravi Bhargava, Edmonton
11:30-12:00 Pediatric Accidental and Non-accidental Trauma Michael Sargent, Vancouver
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
Pediatric Disease I  
13:00-13:20 Pediatric Brain Tumors: Supratentorial Caroline Lacroix, Sherbrooke
13:20-13:40 Pediatric Brain Tumors: Infratentorial Suzanne Laughlin, Toronto
13:40-14:10 The Phakomatoses Elysa Widjaja, Toronto
14:10-14:40 Pediatric Infections Anvita Pauranik, Calgary
14:40-15:00 Pediatric  Inflammatory Conditions Helen Branson, Toronto
15:00-15:30 Coffee  
Pediatric Disease II  
15.30-16.00 Pediatric Stroke Manohar Shroff, Toronto
16.00-16:30 Pediatric Vascular Diseases Prakash Muthusami, Toronto
16:30-17:00 HIE Manohar Shroff, Toronto
17.00-17.30 CASES – Inborn Errors of Metabolism/Leukodystrophies Susan Blaser, Toronto 


Day 2 Brain Tumors Module Organizer:        Amy Lin
8:00-8:25 The new WHO Classification David Munoz, Toronto
8:25-8:50 Extraaxial Tumors Chris Heyn, Toronto
8:50-9:15 Intraaxial Tumors Ramiro Larrazabal, Hamilton
9:15-9:45 CASES – Tumors Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver
9:45-10.15 Coffee  
Brain Tumors – Advanced Neuroimaging  
10:15-10:40 Spectroscopy Thanh Nguyen,Ottawa
10:40-11:05 DWI, Perfusion and Permeability Marco Essig, Winnipeg
11:05-11:30 BOLD fMRI and DTI David Mikulis, Toronto
11:30-12:00 Tumor and Brain Response to Treatment Anvita Pauranik, Calgary
12:00-13:00 Philips Lunchtime Symposium  Chip Truwit, Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Inaugural Dan Andreae Lectureship

Work – Life Balance in Medicine

Dan Andreae, Toronto
Brain Tumors – Clinical Partners  
13.30-13.50 Radiation Oncology for the Radiologist Hany Soliman, Toronto
13.50-14.10 Neuropathology for the Radiologist David Munoz, Toronto
14.10-14.30 What the Surgeon wants to know from us Sunit Das, Toronto
14:30-15:00 Coffee  
Tumors – Regional Analysis  
15:00-15:30 Pituitary Region Tumors Amy Lin, Toronto
15.30-16.00 Spinal Intradural Tumors Carlos Torres, Ottawa
16.00-16:30 Spinal Extradural Tumors Manas Sharma, London
16:30-17:15 CASES – Conditions mimicking Tumors Timo Krings, Toronto

18:00 Course Dinner  Bodega Restaurant – 30 Baldwin St,

Day 3 IMAGING FOR…  Module Organizer:       Danny Mandell
8:00-8:30 Movement Disorders and Dementia – A Neurologists perspective Antonio Strafella, Toronto
8:30-9:00 Movement Disorders and Dementia – A Neuroradiologists perspective Sapna Rawal, Toronto
9:00-9:20 Brain Death and adult hypoxic-ischemic injury Manish Joshi, Calgary
9:20-10:00 CASES – Toxic and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions Danny Mandell, Toronto
10:00-10:30 Coffee  
10:30-11:00 Epilepsy Matthias Schmidt, Halifax
11:00-11:30 CSF Leaks Richard Farb, Toronto
11:30-12:00 Tinnitus Laila Alshafai, Toronto
12:00-12:30 Cranial Nerves Sapna Rawal, Toronto
12:30-13:30 Voluntary Mock “Neuroradiology Exam” Pejman Maralani, Toronto


Toronto Western Hospital

399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8

Toronto Western Hospital

399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8


CONTACT for any questions

Please contact Dr. Timo Krings (
Mrs Maricelle Trid (