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Philanthropy for Brain Tumor Research
February 24, 2021

Turning Pain into Progress

by Guest Author

Meet Sheena Reddy: A woman honors her mother’s fight against glioblastoma cancer while helping others.

Think Neuro Podcast Cover Dr. Kesari
February 23, 2021

New Hope on Vanquishing a Relentless Killer: Glioblastoma | Dr. Santosh Kesari

by Anthony Effinger

Listen to our conversation with Dr. Kesari to find out what GBM treatments make him believe that big breakthroughs are on the horizon for treating this tricky, and tragic, disease.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?
February 20, 2021

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

by Barbara Giesser

Multiple Sclerosis occurs unexpectedly, usually when people are just embarking on their adult lives. MS is believed to be an autoimmune disease. Normally, the immune system recognizes the body as “Self’ and protects it from outside entities, such as germs. The central nervous system or...

Brain Health
February 12, 2021

6 Ways to Improve Brain Health

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

The ability to maintain one’s brain health throughout one’s life should be of utmost importance in pursuing health and longevity. The brain is remarkably plastic (neuroplasticity) giving it the ability to change and improve throughout your lifetime. Neural connections in the brain can adjust and...

Digital health
February 8, 2021

Becoming Bionic and the Rise of Digital Health Solutions

by Santosh Kesari

Technology apps give you power in cancer care In a terrible accident, astronaut Steve Austin was severely injured and rushed to a top-secret high-tech facility. In a government-sanctioned surgery, scientists and doctors worked around the clock using experimental technology to install a bionic arm, eye,...

Nanosphere
February 4, 2021

Developing new Temozolomide analogs to improve brain tumor patient survival

by Venkata Yenugonda

SIGNIFICANCE Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and lethal primary malignant brain tumor in adults. Despite the advances in understanding the molecular mechanism underlying GBM tumorigenesis, most of the current targeted therapies are still ineffective and temozolomide (TMZ) has remained the cornerstone of GBM treatment. Treatment...

supraorbital surgical approach for brain tumor removal
February 1, 2021

Brain Surgery Through the Eyebrow

by Daniel F. Kelly

An excellent team of outstanding neurosurgeons at Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Brain Tumor Center has reported on 129 minimally invasive supraorbital (SO) surgeries in a recent paper; the highly encouraging results of a retrospective study are discussed. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Removal of Brain and Skull...

Last updated: February 23rd, 2021