Michelle Monje, MD, PhD, Discusses the Neuronal Regulation of the Pathobiology of Brain Tumors

In this video, Dr Monje discusses recent evidence regarding the neuronal regulation of the pathobiology of brain tumors and potential implications of this evidence. Dr Monje was presented with an award for this talk at the American Neurological Association’s 145th Annual Meeting.

Michelle Monje, MD, PhD, is a practicing neuro-oncologist and an associate professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford University in Stanford, California.

References:

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