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Dr Antonio Chiocca, the Harvey Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Presents LIVE ONLINE HERE NOW

Today LIVE at 5 pm EST, , Day #2 of the Brazil Neurosurgery Society televising Dr. E. Antonio Chiocca, the Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School ( on his topic of “Clinical Trials of Surgical Immuotherapy using Genes and Viruses” at 5 pm EST, 6 pm Brazil time LIVE
To become a panelist on ZOOM, must pre-register, simple, HERE


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