Gliogene in the News

Genes linked to familial brain cancer identified in Stanford Medicine-led study

This Stanford Medicine article focuses on new research led by Melissa Bondy that finds two genes linked to glioma.

My Brother Died of Brain Cancer. 20 Years Later, I Had It, Too.

This New York Times article follows a healthy 37-year-old woman who was diagnosed with a glioma, a type of brain tumor. 

The genomics of brain cancer

This Nature article featuring an interview with Gliogene PI Dr. Bondy discusses the genetic basis of brain cancer. 

Searching for the roots of brain cancer

Dr. Bondy is interviewed by Nature regarding the etiology of brain cancer. 

The brain cancer that keeps killing baseball players

Dr. Bondy, PI of Gliogene, is interviewed for her expertise on brain cancer in this New York Times article on glioblastoma in baseball players.

Study shows that certain brain tumors may run in families

The Houston Chronicle discusses some of the results of Gliogene.

Sisters search for link after rare cancer hits family twice

ABC News discusses Gliogene with Dr. Bondy. 

In the genes: Family quests for glioblastoma answers

When glioblastoma hit their family for a second time, sisters Hadley Rierson and Carrie Lebovich teamed up with Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Melissa Bondy.

New study identifies first gene associated with familial glioma

An international consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine has identified for the first time a gene associated with familial glioma (brain tumors that appear in two or more members of the same family) providing new support that certain people may be genetically predisposed to the disease.

Houston-led consortium narrows search for familial glioma susceptibility

An international consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has narrowed the search for the gene or genes associated with inherited susceptibility to glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer, to a region on chromosome 17.