Cerebral Cavernous Malformation: Moving Away From Surgery, Exploring Alternate Treatments

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
By Kate Robinson | Technology Networks
three strands of DNA

In a paper published in Nature, a cancer-like mutation was linked to cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs), a condition in which blood vessels in the brain are formed abnormally. Currently, the condition can only be treated by means of surgery however the discovery of the mutation has the potential to develop novel therapeutic strategies.

Technology Networks spoke to Douglas Marchuk, PhD and Daniel Snellings of Duke University School of Medicine to find out more about the current state and future prospects of CCM treatment.

Read the interview at Technology Networks