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'Challenging skull base tumours - Oxford's team based approach'


Mr Sanjeeva JeyaretnaMr Sanjeeva Jeyaretna is the Clinical Lead for the Oxford University Hospitals Skull Base Surgery Programme. He graduated from the University of Southampton and underwent registrar and skull base surgery training at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. His clinical practice focuses on the surgical treatment of complex skull base lesions with open and endoscopic techniques. He co-delivers the brain radiosurgery service at Oxford with his radiation oncology colleagues.

He completed his doctoral research at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School working on employing genetically engineered viruses to treat the stem cell like fraction of gliomas. He continues to collaborate with scientists at Oxford University on translational research models of brain tumours. His current research interests are in developing and integrating artificial intelligence technology into the skull base surgery service at Oxford. 

He has a strong interest in the training of the next generation of surgeons and is the Past Training Programme Director for the Oxford Programme and Co-Director of the Oxford Skull Base Surgery and Neurovascular Fellowship. Mr Jeyaretna is regular faculty on skull base surgery dissection courses internationally and he is a member of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Anatomy Committee.


Chair: Professor Freddie Hamdy

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.


Please email Odette Dawkins if you would like to attend.