Items Tagged ‘glioma’
Research on Deadly Brain Tumor and Our Immune System Offers Hope of Earlier Detection and Treatment
Last month at Grand Rounds, Jennifer Sims, Ph.D., of the Bartoli Brain Tumor Laboratory presented her exciting new research on the deadly tumor, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)...Posted on Feb 15, 2013 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Glioma, Metastatic Brain Tumors
Dr. Hani Malone Presents Glioma Research at Grand Rounds
Neurosurgery Resident Dr. Hani Malone presented his research on glioma heterogeneity at grand rounds last week. Dr. Malone is part of a team of researchers...Posted on Jun 20, 2012 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Glioma, Neurosurgeons, News, Presentation
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Speaks at Biotech Summit Hosted by Columbia's Brain Tumor Center
On June 8, Dr. Jeffrey Bruce spoke to a sold-out crowd at the 2012 Biotech Summit, a one-day conference devoted to advances in the diagnosis and treatment of human cancer. He spoke about his exciting new work on Convection Enhanced Delivery of Topotecan for Malignant Gliomas. This...Posted on Jun 18, 2012 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, News
New Developments in the Fight Against Childhood Brain Cancer
Imagine a war zone where the entire army has shown up to fight the enemy but for some reason won't shoot. For this war to be won, whatever is keeping the soldiers from fighting needs to be found and stopped. This is the situation researchers have recently discovered in their fight against malignant gliomas...Posted on Oct 25, 2010 by Department Author In Blog, Glioma, Pediatric Neurosurgery Blog
NIH Grant Received by Major Collaborator of Bartoli Brain Tumor Lab
Dr. Peter Canoll, a long time collaborator with the Bartoli Brain Tumor Laboratory has just received a $1.8 million grant for his research "The Role of White Matter Progenitors in Glioma Formation and Progression." This grant comes from the National Institute of Neurological Disorters and...Posted on Mar 3, 2010 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Glioma, News
Could There Soon be a Vaccine Against Brain Cancer?
The answer is YES! There is exciting news on the horizon for cancer patients. Dr. Jeffrey N. Bruce from the Brain Tumor Center has announced the start of Phase 2 Clinical Trials for a new vaccine to be used in the battle against brain tumors, specifically high-grade gliomas. Gliomas are the...Posted on Feb 23, 2010 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Glioma
Another Study: Still No Link between Cell Phone and Brain Tumor
Despite the lack of evidence so far, the suggestion that cell phone use is in some way linked to the development of brain tumors still abounds, prompting study after study. Newly published research out of Scandinavia, where cell phone use is particularly high, shows that there is still no link....Posted on Dec 28, 2009 by Department Author In Acoustic Neuroma, Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors
The brain is comprised of nerve cells as well as other cells that support and protect the nerve cells, called glial cells. Most brain tumors are named after the cells from which they develop. A tumor derived from glial cells is known as a glioma. Astrocytomas, ependymomas and oligodendrogliomas...