Navigation Links
American Brain Tumor Association names Alexander Ksendzovsky outstanding 2009 medical student

Des Plaines, Ill. (Jan. 20, 2009) The American Brain Tumor Association has announced that Alexander Ksendzovsky, a third-year medical student at the Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, is the 2009 Lucien Rubenstein Award recipient. The work of Ksendzovsky, one of 10 2009 American Brain Tumor Medical Student Summer Fellows, was deemed "outstanding" by ABTA's distinguished Scientific Advisory Council. Ksendzovsky's research focused on a vaccine that may trigger the body's immune system to fight malignant brain tumors.

Ksendzovsky worked under the direction of Dr. Roberta P. Glick at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Glick has been studying the effects of cytokines small proteins released by cells that can trigger the body's immune system in the treatment of malignant gliomas, a common and potentially aggressive form of brain tumor. Her laboratory has received encouraging preliminary results in the use of novel "Immuno-Gene" therapy vaccines in treating gliomas. Over the summer, in collaboration with Douglas Feinstein, M.D., professor of anatomy and anesthesiology at the University of Illinois, Ksendzovsky evaluated which cytokines released by gliomas are immunosuppressive, how they are released, and their effects on T-cells and immunity.

"We are proud of the American Brain Tumor Association's historical support of young, talented researchers working to improve brain tumor diagnostics and treatment, said ABTA Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson. "We commend Mr. Ksendzovsky for his outstanding work and look forward to his having a long and distinguished career of significant contributions to brain tumor research."


Contact: Sheryl Cash
American Brain Tumor Association

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Black Journalists Group to Hold Conference on African-American Health and Health Care Disparities
2. Earthquake Safety a Concern for Americans
3. The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF)* Honors Hospitals that Excel in the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
4. Snatched from the Jaws of Retirement: Spiraling Treatment Costs Push Senior To Start Pan American Dental Tours
5. American Red Cross Provides First Aid, Supplies in Croix Deprez
6. Your Weight Matters Campaign Challenges the American Public to Talk to Their Doctor About Their Weight
7. American Humane Association Supports Animal Relief Efforts in Haiti Through International Coalition
8. 55 Million Americans Sickened by Swine Flu So Far
9. American Red Cross Releases $10 Million to Help Haiti
10. American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Partner for MLK Day of Service
11. Americans for Responsible Health Care Launch Ad Campaign in Massachusetts Senate Special Election Campaign
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic ... surgery practices in Florida, is proud to announce that Dr. Joshua Kreithen, one ... Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company. , Ethicon is a global medical ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... alliance around Novus’ TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh technology for soft tissue repair in ... TIGR® Matrix is a long-term resorbable surgical mesh intended to support and reinforce ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... ... TransPack Volume 6 features 30 customizable transitions created exclusively for use within ... with blur & drop shadow options. Utilize the controls in the inspector window ... the next with TransPack's easily customizable styles. , TransPack Volume 6 features ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Workstation solutions provider ... 30 HealthPostures’ dealers located throughout the United States, is OneStop Ergonomics. The addition ... industrial, manufacturing and government workers and organizational leaders that are introduced to innovative ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Gift ideas for ... Beauty NATURALS®. All products are available on Amazon or its webstore. , "We ... serums and USDA Certified Organic Sesame Oil for Oil Pulling," says Kathy Heshelow, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) ... partnership with Apollo Hospitals Group, the largest hospital chain in ... train radiation technologists in the country. The MoU was signed by ... and Ashok Kakkar , Varian,s India ... India , Varian intends to deploy its Access to ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015   VolitionRx Limited (NYSE ... diagnostic tests for a broad range of cancer types and ... LD Micro Conference, which will be held December 1 - 3 ... from VolitionRx will be David Kratochvil , Chief Financial ... of Investor Relations. ® blood-based tests for ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 2015 Mexico Healthcare and Life Sciences Report ... 2015 . --> Pharmaboardroom releases its new 98-page ... Latin America , a country of over 122 million people. ... over 122 million people. --> It offers companies, investors, ... sciences insights into the second largest pharma and healthcare market in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: