What ’60 Minutes’ Got Right And Wrong On Duke’s Polio Virus Trial Against Glioblastoma
by David Kroll on Forbes.com
An engineered version of the poliovirus has been in development for more than 20 years as a treatment for one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers, a brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, abbreviated GBM. A human safety trial of the virus, called a Phase I study, is ongoing at Duke University’s Brain Tumor Center in Durham, North Carolina. The patients who’ve been enrolled have the toughest form of this disease: GBM that has returned after previous surgery and treatment.
Last night, the …
Friends and fans of Greg “Gvac” Petraitis discuss the loss of our sorely missed friend. We’ll get back to the funny next week, but this week was for us. Thank you for your support during this impossible time.
With the untimely passing of our dear friend Gvac, we take a brief break until we can talk without breaking down constantly. Be back next week. Enclosed is a brief segment from Dr Steve’s appearance on SiriusXM to discuss this tragic event.
Before he went full-vegan, GVac was an adherent of the NSNG lifestyle. These were his favorites, made by our friend Trish Lyons. Enjoy!
Almond Butter Brownies
- 1 cup almond butter
- 1 egg
- ½ tsp sea salt
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp vanilla
- ½ cup of coconut palm sugar
- ½ cup of “Enjoy Life” mini chocolate chips
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