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We welcome you to the official website of  Pakistan Society of Neuro-Oncology (PASNO).

PASNO is Pakistan’s first scientific society dedicated to Neuro-oncology. It was created to bring together experts from within and outside Pakistan to improve the care of patients with tumors of the brain and spinal cord, and provide a platform for research, teaching and training activities related to Neuro-oncology in Pakistan.

PASNO is chartered by the Government of Pakistan and is a non-profit society.

Membership is open to Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Radiologists, Nurses, Students, and any healthcare provider interested in Neuro-oncology.


To nurture and produce leaders in Global Neuro-Oncology.

To improve the care and treatment of brain tumor patients in Pakistan and the region. We achieve this by enhancing public awareness of neuro-oncology, organizing academic activities for professionals, facilitating multi-disciplinary collaboration to stimulate locally relevant research, and networking with neuro-oncologists around the world.

President's Message

S. Ather Enam, S.I.
MD, PhD (USA), FRCS (Ire), FRCS (Can, SN), FRCS (Glas), FACS (USA)
(Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgeons)
Professor of Neurosurgery
Chair, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Founding President, Pakistan Society of Basic & Applied Neuroscience (PASBAN)
Founding President, Pakistan Society of Neuro-Oncology (PASNO)

It gives me great honor and pleasure to announce the inauguration of the Pakistan Society of Neuro-Oncology (PASNO) on September 5, 2020.

PASNO is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization chartered by the Government of Pakistan. Through PASNO, we plan to host annual neuro-oncology symposia and sponsor and organize activities to enhance awareness and education about neuro-oncology in Pakistan, to improve patient care of brain tumor patients and provide the platform for networking and academic activities in neuro-oncology in Pakistan.

We aim to have neuroscientists (including basic scientists working on neuro-oncology), neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-radiologists, and neuro-oncologists (including pediatric neuro-oncologists, pediatric neurologists and pediatric neurosurgeons), and nursing and other paramedical professionals, from within and outside Pakistan as its members. We especially welcome membership by the students and trainees who are interested in neuro-oncology. On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Advisory Board of PASNO, I invite you all to join us as a member of PASNO, and participate in the activities of PASNO to improve care of patients suffering from brain tumor, to enhance research on brain tumors in Pakistan and to stimulate other academic and organizational activities to help PASNO achieve its mission and goals.

We very much look forward to hearing from you if you have any advice or recommendation to enrich the role of PASNO in Pakistan and worldwide.







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