Margaret Furtado

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Allied Health Sciences Section Ad Hoc Nutrition Committee: Linda Aills, R.D. (Chair), Jeanne Blankenship, M.S., R.D., Cynthia Buffington, Ph.D., Margaret Furtado, M.S., R.D., Julie Parrott, M.S., R.D.* Private practice, Reston, Virginia University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California Florida Hospital Celebration Health, Celebration,(More)
Glioblastomas (GBMs) are devastating tumors of the central nervous system, with a poor prognosis of 1-year survival. This results from a high resistance of GBM tumor cells to current therapeutic options, including etoposide (VP-16). Understanding resistance mechanisms may thus open new therapeutic avenues. VP-16 is a topoisomerase inhibitor that causes(More)
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