Latest News

News stories and press releases on research from the Melissa Bondy Lab, as well as interviews with Dr. Bondy herself.

Melissa Bondy appointed chair of Epidemiology and Population Health Department

September 5, 2019. Stanford Medicine News Center reported "Melissa Bondy has been appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and associate director for population sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute."


African-American men needed for prostate cancer study

June 20, 2019. Announcing the launch of RESPOND, the largest study of prostate cancer in African American men.


Dr Melissa Bondy: Ask Me About My Research

June 3, 2019. Baylor College of Medicine's Professor Bondy interviewed third-grader Benjamin Armstrong to demonstrate the importance of scientists and researchers talking with others about their work. *Contains video interview. 


#BrainCancerAwarenessMonth on Better Together with Maria Menounos

May 29, 2019. In this podcast interview with host and glioma survivor Maria Menounos, Dr. Bondy discusses Gliogene, the largest study of familial brain cancer. 


Study searches for families with glioma

May 15, 2019. In this press release with an accompanying interview, Dr. Bondy discusses Gliogene, the largest study of familial brain cancer ever conducted. *Contains video interview with Dr. Bondy. 


Did Harvey make us sick? Still more questions than answers

September 6, 2018. Baylor College of Medicine has three Harvey health-related projects under way. Each of these studies is examining contaminates, their sources and possible toxicity.


Harvey victims asked to participate in study geared towards health impact from storm

August 28, 2018. Dr. Melissa Bondy and Dr. Kristi Hoffman discuss how the Hurricane Harvey Study will help people whose homes were flooded during the storm. This is an ABC 13 news story, featuring Dr. Bondy. 


The Brain Cancer That Keeps Killing Baseball Players

August 14, 2017. Dr. Bondy is interviewed for her expertise on brain cancer in this New York Times article on glioblastoma in baseball players


Melissa L. Bondy on the Importance of Finding Glioma-Causing Genes

September 9, 2016. This is a video interview by Oncology Nursing News. Dr. Bondy discusses the importance of finding genetic mutations that can cause cancers such as glioma.