Dr. Priscilla Brastianos, Director of the Central Nervous System Metastasis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, joins CBTRUS President Carol Kruchko and Vice-President Dr. Steven Brem, as recipients of the Joel A. Gingras Jr. Award, the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) highest honor.

The award will be presented during the ABTA National Patient Conference, to be held online September 11-12, 2020.

The award pays tribute to Joel who died from the treatment of a choroid plexus papilloma, a rare, non-malignant brain tumor. The Joel Anthony Gingras Memorial Foundation (JAG Fund) has supported the ABTA’s efforts to provide patient services and invest in research for over 30 years.