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Gene linked to metabolism also fuels brain cancer

Albert Kim, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery, was senior author of a study establishing that the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) pathway is overactive in a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma. The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Dec. 5, 2016.

See Washington University School of Medicine press release.