Brain CME Education Website

Thank you for your interest in our CME webinar series. These webinars are intended for primary care physicians, specialty physicians, physician assistants and nurses.

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I. Cancer Immunology

II. Immune Checkpoint Inhibition

III. T Cell Mediated Immunity

IV. Surgical Considerations for Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Malignant Glioma

V. Immunotherapy for GBM


Presenter Bios

Maryam Rahman, MD

Dr. Maryam Rahmnan

Dr. Maryam Rahman is an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery at the University of Florida. She specializes in the surgical treatment of brain tumors. Her research focuses on identifying novel immunotherapy approaches to overcome resistance in patients with brain cancer. Dr. Rahman’s work is supported by grants from the NIH, the Preston A. Wells Jr. endowment and private foundations. Her translational research in dendritic cell vaccines and immune checkpoint inhibitors is actively being tested in human clinical trials. She also dedicates her time to training the next generation and has been awarded multiple teaching awards including Outstanding Basic Science Teacher in 2016 and Exemplary Teacher award in 2018 and 2019. She currently serves as member at large of the CNS Executive Committee and serves as chair of online education, editor of Nexus, tumor section editor of SANS, editor of webinars and is faculty in the Leadership Institute.


Catherine Flores, PhD

Catherine Flores

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David Shin, MD

David Shin

David Shin, MD was born in Durham, NC and raised in Rochester, MN. He attended Columbia University, graduating with a BA in Biology and a concentration in Psychology in 2011. During his time in New York City, he received certification as an EMT-B and was actively involved with the on-campus ambulance corps, Columbia University Emergency Medical Services. Upon entry to the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, MN, he received a commission through the United States Army Reserve as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps to pursue his medical education. During medical school, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and assisted in the development of the Minnesota Hand Function Test, a novel quantitative touchscreen-based assessment of upper extremity function. In May 2015, he received his medical degree and was commissioned as a Captain in the United States Army Medical Corps. He was then stationed in Gainesville to pursue training in neurosurgery at the University of Florida and is scheduled to complete his training in 2022. His neurosurgical interests include deep brain stimulation and neurocritical care. His hobbies include running, biking, wakeboarding, playing the violin, the continuous disappointment of all Minnesota sports, and competitive video gaming.