CNS Cancers Archives - MPR

CNS Cancers

Novel Glioblastoma Treatment Granted Orphan Drug Designation

Moleculin Biotech announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to WP1066 for the treatment of glioblastoma. WP1066 is an immuno-stimulating STAT3 (signal transducers and activators of transcription) inhibitor being investigated as a potential treatment for brain tumors, pancreatic cancer, and acute myeloid leukemia. In preclinical models, the inhibition of…

Sex Differences ID’d in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment

HealthDay News — Sex differences have been identified in response to therapy among glioblastoma (GBM) patients, according to a study published in the January 2 issue of Science Translational Medicine. Wei Yang, PhD, from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues used a quantitative image-based measure of response to examine the…