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Current Issue
Volume 8, Number 2 (PDF)
Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program; Research Grant Received for Meningiomas; Installation of the Gamma Knife Perfexion
Brain Tumor Center Update (PDF)
SPORE Update: Current Issue
Fall 2008 (PDF, 631 KB)
SPORE joins the NCI's Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD); Intranasal Therapy for Pediatric Diffuse Pontine Glioma; Update on the San Francisco Bay Area Adult Glioma Survival Study
Brain Activity: Past Issues
Volume 8, Number 1 (PDF, 452 KB)
Neurospinal Disorders Program; Research Grant Received for Pediatric Brain Tumors; Nursing Spotlight
Volume 7, Number 2 (PDF, 452 KB)
Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC); Creating Models of Neurotrauma; Pediatrics Residency Rotation at Children's Hospital Oakland; Nursing Spotlight
Volume 7, Number 1 (PDF, 2M)
New Division of Neuroepidemiology; Population-Based Studies of Brain Tumors; Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pediatric Patients; Nursing Spotlight
Volume 6, Number 2 (PDF, 215K)
Neurosurgical Options for the Management of Chronic Pain; Surgical Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia; Treating Neuropathic Pain from Bench to Bedside; Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Disorders
Volume 6, Number 1 (PDF, 379K)
UCSF Neurological Surgery Targets Meningiomas; Molecular Insights into Meningioma Pathogenesis; Multidisciplinary Spine Center Opens at UCSF; Current Management of Pediatric Hydrocephalus
Volume 5, Number 2 (PDF, 262K)
UCSF Ranked First in NIH Extramural Awards to Departments of Neurological Surgery; CyberKnife® Arrives at UCSF; Neural Stem Cells and Repair; Clinical Neuro-Oncology Research
Volume 5, Number 1 (PDF, 373K)
Brain Tumor Research Center 30th Anniversary; UCSF Named a National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence for the Study of Brain Tumors  
Volume 4, Number 2 (PDF, 380K)
New Center Treats Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders; Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease; Investigating the Relation Between Brain Dysfunction and Movement Disorders; Improved Surgical Options for Children with Epilepsy
Volume 4, Number 1 (PDF, 371K)
Pediatric Special Edition; Comprehensive Treatment for Children with Brain Tumors; Characterizing Brain Tumor Genes to Develop New Treatments; Multicenter Search Underway for Innovative Pediatric Brain Tumor Therapies
Volume 2, Number 2 (PDF, 602K)
Comprehensive Center for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases of Northern California Combats "Brain Attack"; Improving Radiation's Effects on Malignant Brain Tumors; New Laboratory Advances Research in Spinal Surgery; Gene Therapy Research
Volume 2, Number 1 (PDF, 713K)
Gala Fundraiser for Michael Douglas Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Center; Research Continues on Treatments for Movement Disorders; Post-traumatic Inflammation May Contribute to Central Nervous System Pathogenesis and Recovery of Function; Stereotactic Techniques
Volume 1, Number 2 (PDF, 724K)
New Faculty and Findings; Developing Gene Therapies for Cerebrovascular Diseases; Gene Silencing May Contribute to Glioma Development; Recent Grants for Research; Hippocampal Development
Volume 1, Number 1 (PDF, 526K)
Inaugural Issue; Dedication of Harold Rosegay PhD, MD Library and Conference Center; Preuss Laboratory Director Investigates the Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer; Research Advances in Spasticity, Epilepsy, and Hydrocephalus; Research with New Instrumentation Technology


SPORE Update: Past Issues 
Fall 2007 (PDF, 250 K)
New translational research project aimed at developing a heat shock protein vaccine for glioma; Characterization of microRNAs in astrocytoma; Determining sensitivity of glioblastoma to tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand
Fall 2006 (PDF, 250K)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers for CNS Lymphoma; Metabolic and Physiologic Imaging for Optimizing Radiation and Targeted Therapy; Development of New Compounds to Inhibit PKB/Akt Phosphorylation
Spring 2006 (PDF, 250K)
New Clinical Trials for Brain Tumor Vaccine and Nanoliposomal-CPT-11; New Targets for Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme Unmasked by Demethylation; Validation of Neuro-imaging Biomarkers of Glioma
Fall 2005 (PDF, 250K)
New Therapeutic Compounds for Preventing Recurrence of Malignant Glioma; Prognostic Value of MRSI Parameters for Patients with Glioma; New Career Development and Developmental Research Awardees  
Spring 2005 (PDF, 250K)
Epidemiological Studies of Malignant Glioma; End-Sequence Profiling of Chimeric Transcripts in Brain Tumors; TRAIL Sensitivity in Primary Glioblastoma Multiforme 
Fall 2004 (PDF, 250K)
           New Targets for Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme Unmasked by Demethylation;
           Tumor-associated Inflammation as a New Target for Glioma Therapy; Exploiting the            PI3-Kinase Pathway in Human Glioma Therapy
Spring 2004 (PDF, 293K)
Combinatorial Therapy for Glioma; Development of Novel Targeted Therapeutics for Brain Tumor Treatment; New Career Development and Developmental Research Awardees
Fall 2003 (PDF, 253K)
Hypoxia and Neovascularization in Glioblastoma Multiforme; Correlation of MRS Features of Glioma with Tumor Markers; Prognostic Value of MRSI Parameters for Patients with Glioma
Spring 2003 (PDF, 245K)
San Francisco Bay Area Adult Glioma Survival Study; Antigen-Specific Modeling of Glioma Immunotherapy
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