Going Viral: Targeting Brain Cancer Cells with a Wound-Healing Drug

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January 5, 2015

At the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, three scientists are planning to create a virus capable of destroying brain cancer. The researchers were recently awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund, part of the Center for Innovative Technology, to engineer a viral therapy. The scientists’ goal is to eradicate glioblastomas, particularly nasty cancerous tumors found in the brain. Click here to read more.