UA receives $1.6M to study new ways to fight brain cancer

November 23, 2010

By hammersmith

[Source: UA News] – An enzyme that normally establishes a sense of direction in developing brain cells might be a poorly understood cause of glioblastoma, the most common and devastating type of brain cancer.

The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to the University of Arizona to investigate ways to get the deranged signaling mechanism back on track and test whether the protein could serve as a candidate target for new cancer-fighting drugs.

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