glioblastoma

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Synonyms for glioblastoma

a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts

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Amyn Habib, associate professor of neurology and neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, said that their study identifies a new mechanism involving RIP1that regulates cell division and death in glioblastomas.
Researchers at the internationally acclaimed Karolinska Institute in Sweden recently made medical headlines with their findings about the use of an antiviral drug quadrupling the lives of patients with glioblastomas.
Our study identifies a new mechanism involving RIP1 that regulates cell division and death in glioblastomas," says neurologist and senior author Amyn Habib.
Previous studies had indicated that glioblastoma may result when genes within naturally occurring stem cells in the brain are mutated.
Glioblastomas are cancerous tumors that become deeply intertwined with healthy brain tissue and, as a result, are difficult to remove.
The team, led by Shogo Ishiuchi, a teaching assistant at Gunma University's Department of Neurosurgery, examined the role of calcium-permeable glutamate receptors on cells of glioblastoma and found that making them calcium-impermeable inhibited tumor cell migration, according to the study.
Regina Golan-Gerstel from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, at the Hebrew University School of Medicine, discovered novel biomarkers for predicting survival of patients with glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest of brain cancers, as well as a novel method for treating the disease.
The supplement is intended to provide an overview of available knowledge regarding the use of NovoTTF Therapy for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma, as well as its development for the treatment of lung cancer
Glioblastomas "reoccur because every cell that is left behind has the ability to start all over again," Verma said.
Next, the researchers implanted human glioblastoma tumors into mice, some of which had functional genes that encode ING4 protein and others that had defective genes and little ING4 protein.
Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today announced the publication of preclinical data demonstrating that its telomerase inhibitor drug, imetelstat (GRN163L), inhibited telomerase activity and reduced tumor size in xenograft models of glioblastoma, and inhibited the activity of glioblastoma stem cells in culture.
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an important gene deletion in up to one of every four cases of glioblastoma, the most common adult brain cancer.
Although primary treatment is often successful in temporarily stopping the progression of the tumor, glioblastomas almost always recur and survival rates remain low.
Such cancers are glioblastomas, breast, prostate, ovarian, lung and colon cancers.
Bexion's proprietary technology is based on Saposin C- dioleoylphosphatidylserine (dubbed "SapC-DOPS") and is a first-in-class nanovesicle therapeutic for the treatment of glioblastomas (GBM), pancreatic cancers, and other solid tumors.