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Glycolytic Metabolism as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Medulloblastoma (2012)

Title:

Glycolytic Metabolism as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Medulloblastoma

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Research Institution:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Location:

North Carolina

Researcher:

Timothy Gershon

Project Description:

Dr. Gershon will target the unusual way medulloblastoma cells use glucose to see if a ketogenic diet � high fat, low-carbohydrate � will have an anti-tumor effect by forcing the tumor cells to burn fat rather than glucose from carbohydrates.

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