Next week, over 2,600 brain tumor researchers and clinicians are gathering in Vancouver, Canada for the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO).
With a renewed Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant, the UC San Francisco Brain Tumor Center is receiving $12 million dollars over five years to translate scientific findings into improved care for people with brain tumors.
Last summer, the White House announced that UCSF Brain Tumor Center director Mitchel Berger, MD, had been appointed to the President’s Cancer Panel by President Biden.
UCSF neurosurgeon Shawn Hervey-Jumper leads cutting-edge interdisciplinary program
This summer, physicians, scientists, and trainees came together for the inaugural UC San Francisco Central Nervous System Metastasis Symposium.
Scientists know some viral infections can cause cancer later in life. Now, researchers at the UCSF Brain Tumor Center have identified a link between the genetic risk factors for glioma and the immune response to certain common viruses.