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Children's Hospital neurosurgeon receives grant
Date:1/8/2008

us to remain at the forefront of neuro-oncology in the nation.

In July, Dr. Pollack was awarded $200,000 in funding from the Brain Tumor Society, for his study titled, Predictors of Outcome in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytomas. According to Dr. Pollack, this project focuses on the most common type of pediatric brain tumors, but the goal is similar: to better characterize the molecular changes that are associated with tumor development and recurrence, so that treatments can be better targeted to those tumors at high risk for regrowth.


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Contact: Marc Lukasiak
marc.lukasiak@chp.edu
412-692-7919
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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