News tagged with glioblastoma cells

Enzyme blocker stops growth of deadly brain tumor

Investigators were able to halt the growth of glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, by inhibiting an enzyme called CDK5, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.

May 11, 2018
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Insights into how brain cancer evades the immune system

Glioblastoma—a universally fatal form of brain cancer—is known for its ability to hijack immune checkpoints and evade detection and destruction by the body's immune defenses. But many of the details underlying this feat ...

Mar 07, 2018
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Zika virus could help combat brain cancer

Zika virus, known for causing microcephaly in babies by attacking the cells that give rise to the fetus's cerebral cortex, could be an alternative for treatment of glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive malignant brain ...

Feb 22, 2018
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Breaking the rules of brain cancer

A brief chat at a Faculty Senate meeting put two University of Delaware researchers onto an idea that could be of great value to cancer researchers.

Feb 14, 2018
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