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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Treats its First Glioblastoma Patient with Duke-Originated Genetically Modified Polio Virus

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center (UH) treated its first patient in a new clinical trial to validate groundbreaking effects of poliovirus on glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly Grade IV cancer of the brain. UH was the only Midwest site that participated in this...

The University of Birmingham with Ground-breaking Research Technique Assessing the Aggressiveness of Childhood Brain Tumors

About one-third of childhood cancer deaths in the UK result from brain cancers. The Brain Tumour Charity recently reported that the University of Birmingham, the clinical investigative site, developed a new personalized approach that can help clinicians give more...

University of Alabama Investigator Earns FDA Grant for First-in-Human Viral Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Dr. Gregory Friedman of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) received a three-year, $750,000 R01 grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Phase I immunotherapy clinical trial of engineered cold-sore (or herpes) virus G207 for the treatment...

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