Tuesday, October 16 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Petit Biotechnology Building, Room 1128 - Atlanta, GA
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John McDonald - faculty host

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Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar Series

John W. Henson, M.D.
Whitaker Endowed Chair in Oncology Services
Piedmont Healthcare

“BRCAness in Malignant Gliomas: Missing the IDH Story”

Mutation of the isocitrate dehydrogenase gene in brain tumors appeared to be an odd finding in 2008. A decade later, the story of a neomorphic enzyme, its oncometabolite, and resulting BRCAness offers ideas for new treatments.