Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery and Oncology
Director, Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Mar. 15, 2013

Arming Fat Cells to Fight Brain Cancer

Researchers are investigating ways to turn fat cells into Trojan horses to fight brain cancer.

cancer, brain cancer, stem cells, fat, cancer research, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

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