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Keynote Speaker

DESJARDINSAnnick Desjardins, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Neurology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Dr. Annick Desjardins completed her residency in Adult Neurology at the Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. She finished a two-year fellowship in neuro-oncology at The Brain Tumor Center at Duke. Upon completion of her fellowship in July 2005, she joined the Center as faculty. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. Dr. Desjardins’ primary focus is patient care. Her clinical research focuses on providing innovative and aggressive therapies to adults with primary brain tumors, with a special interest in the use of neural stem cells for neurorepair and treatment. She always keeps patients’ quality of life foremost in her practice.