Ana Lucia Abujamra

Ana Lucia Abujamra received her training at Boston University School of Medicine, where she was awarded her doctorate degree, and later worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and at Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She currently lives in Porto Alegre, Brazil, working as translational research coordinator at the Children’s Cancer Institute and principal investigator of the Cancer Research Laboratory, University Hospital, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She holds a teaching position at the Department of Medical Sciences, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, and is partner and co-founder of Ziel Biosciences, a biotech start-up focusing on individualized therapy for cancer patients.

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Brain Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies focuses on tumor models, the molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of this disease, and on the new diagnostic and treatment strategies utilized to stage and treat this malignancy. A special section on immunotherapy and gene therapy provides the most up-to-date information on the pre-clinical and clinical advances of this therapeutic venue. Each chapter in Brain Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies is authored by international experts with extensive experience in the areas covered.

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