The 5th annual Tiantan International Neurosurgical Anesthesia Symposium (2013TINAS) will be held in Beijing,China, on 17-19 May, 2013. On behalf of the organizing committee, we are very honored to invite you to this exciting and successful event.

The intent of TINAS is to advance the care of patients with neurological injury or at risk of perioperative neurologic injury. This is an important scientific event and provides a great opportunity for anesthesiologists, researchers, and other professionals in neuroanesthesia and related fields from all over the world to meet and share their clinical experience, discuss new developments, new techniques, and recent research.

May is a great season to come to Beijing, a highly civilized and ancient city that offers the best in every aspect of Chinese culture, from the well-known historical landmarks like Great Wall and the Forbidden City, to traditional Chinese food as well. We are looking forward to seeing you in Beijing. For more detailed information, registration and abstract submission, please visit the TINAS2013 website at


Ruquan Han
M.D., Ph.D.
Chaiman of Dept. of Anesthesiology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital
Capital Medical University

Adrian W Gelb
Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care
University of California San Francisco