Navigation Links
Viral Genetics Scientist Presents Potential New Treatment for Drug Resistant Brain Tumors at Aspen Symposium
Date:8/11/2009

SAN MARINO, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Karen Newell, Ph. D., the lead researcher for bio technology company Viral Genetics (Pink Sheets: VRAL), will address the 4th Annual Aspen Symposium on Brain Tumor Immuno- and Stem Cell Therapy. Her presentation will highlight the potential for combining chemotherapy with compounds that interfere with the ability of brain tumor cells to generate the energy needed to repair chemotherapy induced DNA damage. This repair mechanism is the major source of drug resistance in patients receiving Temozolomide, a widely used chemotherapy for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM. This combinatorial approach of chemotherapy and metabolic disruption is one of the clinical strategies currently being pursued by Viral Genetics' subsidiary MetaCytoLytics, Inc. The presentation entitled, "Metabolic Disruption as a Mechanism to Potentiate Temozolomide Therapy in Glioblastoma Multiform," is scheduled for 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. At the conference presented by the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Dr. Newell's audience largely will be neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists.

"Metabolic disruption technology has been around for nearly eighty years," explained Dr. Newell. "Until recently it wasn't understood in a way that enabled researchers to harness it to combat drug resistant cells. That process now has the potential to impact the primary cause of death in cancer patients - drug resistant tumors."

According to MetaCytoLytics CEO, Dr. Richard Trauger, metabolic disruption technology has become a focal point for many cancer researchers because of its ability to limit the ability of the tumor cell to repair itself after damage from chemotherapy. DNA damage repair takes energy, and by going after the fuel sources for the cancer cells, specifically glucose and fatty acids, we have b
'/>"/>

SOURCE Viral Genetics
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. MIGENIX to Present Positive Celgosivir Viral Resistance Data at International HCV Meeting
2. GlaxoSmithKline and Anacor Pharmaceuticals Form Alliance to Develop Systemic Antivirals and Antibiotics Based on Boron Chemistry
3. Companys Partner Completes Trial Production of a New Antiviral Medicine
4. Cell Genesys Announces Sale of Lentiviral Gene Delivery Technology for $12 Million
5. SAFC Pharma to Increase Viral Product Manufacturing Capacity
6. MIGENIX to Add 600mg Daily Celgosivir Dose to Phase II Viral Kinetics Study
7. Lentigen Licenses Fundamental Lentiviral Vector Technology Patent From the University of Cambridge
8. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Studies Published in Science Highlight Key Role of Phosphatidylserine (PS) in Viral Infections
9. World Hepatitis Alliance Calls on Governments to Take Urgent Action to Tackle Chronic Viral Hepatitis B & C Epidemic
10. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded DTRA Contract Worth up to $44.4 Million to Develop Bavituximab for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
11. Researchers decode viral process that prepares cells for HIV infection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... PLAINSBORO, N.J. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... that the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas ... program. , Through the Strategic Alliance Partnership ... and OncLive will collaborate to raise awareness of ... cancer treatment, and other projects. Clinicians and other ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... October 20, 2014 OCTOBER ... Meeting (ABIM). ABIM will take place ... information about ABIM 2014 is now available ... Delegates representing companies and organizations from all ... obtain information on the latest products and ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market report defines and segments the ... of revenue. This market is estimated to grow from ... at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.9% ... of the Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market report to get ... provides a glimpse of the segmentation in the market, ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... According to market research report “Outdoor Wi-Fi Market ... Global Advancements, Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)", ... with analysis and forecasting of the global revenues. ... and the restrains for this market with the ... Browse 65 market data tables and 69 figures ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Outdoor Wi-Fi Market (by Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless gateways) Expected to Cross $37.2 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... 26 Amedica Corporation, an,orthopedic implants company focused ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration,has granted 510(k) marketing ... Valeo Pedicle Screw system is a low profile ... aimed at allowing surgeons,greater flexibility in the positioning ...
... WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 26 Millennium Research ... data from both orthopedic surgeons and rheumatologists, shows ... Q3 2007 compared to Q3,2006. While treatments are ... the products they use in these procedures., ...
... Opportunity Presented, CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Nov. ... RBRM), a provider of treatment for,diabetic peripheral ... successfully concluded analysis of the recent volatility ... the Board of Directors., (Logo: ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amedica Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Valeo(TM) Pedicle Screw System 2Hyaluronic Acid Knee Procedures Grow 38% from Q3 2006 to Q3 2007 2ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc.'s Recent Stock Price Volatility Explained 2
(Date:10/15/2014)... As our ability to assess the pandemic risk from ... developments, we must not allow ourselves to become complacent ... an international consortium of scientists. , Influenza pandemics arise ... have yet to develop widespread immunity – spreads in ... in the past 100 years, the worst of which ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... rapidly and to an unexpected extent. The outbreak does ... the virus shows a new disease dynamic in regions, ... reason, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, acatech ... the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and ... today. , In the statement the academies call for ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in ... exploring the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications ... the second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the ... , Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of ... and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists 'must not become complacent' when assessing pandemic threat from flu viruses 2Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 2Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 3Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 4Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 5Brandeis awards 44th Rosenstiel Award to pioneering geneticist Fred Alt 2
... winds caused by global warming, seeds and pollen are being ... a couple of degrees may increase the dispersal of plants ... forest clearings after felling or forest fires. University ... the impact of global warming on seed and pollen dispersal. ...
... dog owner has not come home to a broken vase ... the house? By ingeniously setting up conditions where the owner ... an offense, Alexandra Horowitz, Assistant Professor from Barnard College in ... dogs in the recently published "Canine Behaviour and Cognition" Special ...
... discovered a potential new way to treat childhood epilepsy ... Gabriella D,Arcangelo and her colleagues have published their research ... (in press) and the paper has just appeared ... the researchers are investigating the molecular basis of the ...
Cached Biology News:Global warming increasing the dispersal of flora in Northern forests 2What really prompts the dog's 'guilty look' 2Rutgers research tackles childhood epilepsy 2
... controls for monitoring Aldolase tests. 2 ... with targeted manufacturing values at 4 ... 3 IU/L. 30-day shelf life ... C. Level 1: 3 x 3 ...
Request Info...
One-step, microplate or cuvet, colorimetric, linear detection range 0.2 mg/dL to 20 mg/dL. Procedure: 20 min....
Recombinant Mouse Noggin...
Biology Products: