We are pleased to announce that a number of leading Gamma Knife radiosurgery experts will be presenting at the official opening of the Gamma Knife Centre at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery on the 23rd April .

Speakers  include:-

• Mr. Neil Kitchen, NHNN neurosurgeon; Dr. Naomi Fersht, Consultant Clinical Oncology at University College Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Dr. Hans Rolf Jäger, Reader in Neuroradiology at UCL Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neuroradiologist at UCLH Trust; Ian Paddick, Chief Physicist, QSRC: “Queen Square Gamma Knife Research Beginnings”

• Dr. Dan Leksell, Senior Advisor to Elekta AB: “From Inception to Perfexion”

• Mr. Andras Kemeny, Director of the National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: “The Clinical Role of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the U.K”

• Dr. Douglas Kondziolka, Vice chair of Clinical Research and Director of Advanced Radiosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center: “How Novel Research Ideas in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Changed both Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology”

The centre will be officially opened by his Rt Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons.

For press enquiries regarding the event please contact Pauline Richardson, Director of Operations [email protected]