The Brossier lab welcomes Sabiha Bano as a new research technician. Sabiha was born and raised in India, where she obtained a Masters in Botany from Dehradun, India. After her post-graduate study, she pursued a career in teaching biology to senior high school students for five years. Thereafter, she worked as research trainee at the […]
For their winter event, the Brossier lab enjoyed a day of ice skating at Steinberg Rink in Forest Park. Some of the more talented among us actually got some good skating in. The rest of us did not come away with major bruises or broken limbs, so we all counted it a victory!
The Brossier lab welcomes Gemma Martin (pronouns: they/them/theirs) as a new research assistant. Martin was born and raised in King George, Virginia. They earned a BS in Biology from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Afterwards, they completed a post baccalaureate fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. They will be investigating […]
The Brossier lab welcomes Ambrose Chan as a new research technician. Chan was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and just recently completed his undergraduate degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Managerial Economics at Washington University in St. Louis. He is planning on attending medical school and is spending his gap […]
The Children’s Tumor Foundation Conference was held in Philadelphia, PA, this year. Nicole Brossier, MD, PhD, enjoyed meeting up with colleagues and collaborators who share her interest in NF1. She also presented interim results showing the effect of maternal high-fat diet exposure on the NF1 optic pathway glioma cell of origin.
The 20th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology was held in Hamburg, Germany, this year. The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology team from Washington University made a good showing this year, with over twenty abstracts presented. Nicole Brossier, MD, PhD, also presented interim results showing the effect of maternal high-fat diet exposure on the NF 1 optic pathway glioma cell […]
We congratulate Evan Cantor, MD, JD, on the publication of his first author manuscript, “Dose-dependent seizure control with MEK inhibitor therapy for progressive glioma in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1”, in Childs Nervous System. Nicole Brossier, MD, PhD, hopes this might provide rationale for further investigation into the use of MEK inhibitors in controlling […]