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Jeffrey Greenfield

Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY, USA


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The treatment of gliomatosis cerebri and other high grade gliomas (HGG) such as diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG) and ependymoma relies on a comprehensive understanding of each tumor type. Utilizing advancements in computational biology, researchers will use the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas and other open access datasets to map the characteristics, growth, progression, metastasis of gliomatosis cerebri and various HGG. This information will deepen the understanding of HGG, guiding tumor assessment, treatment decisions and therapeutic developments.

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What are the goals of this project?

Using advances in computational biology, researchers seek to better understand the genetic underpinnings of various HGG including gliomatosis cerebri and DIPG.

What is the impact of this project?

By mapping the differences in the progression of various tumor types, researchers are building a knowledge base that will be helpful in guiding the decisions of medical professionals and to propel the discovery of new therapies.

Why is the CBTN request important to this project?

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas will be used to expand the datasets necessary to complete this project.

Specimen Data

The Children's Brain Tumor Network contributed to this project by providing access to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas.

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