Towards an unbiased, collaborative effort to reach evidence about the presence of human cytomegalovirus in glioblastoma (and other tumors)

  • The question of whether most gliomas are infected with human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) has been under dispute for more than 10 years. We recently reported our failure to detect HCMV in gliomas in Neuro-Oncology.1 Our article was accompanied by 2 related editorials,2,3 one of which boldly criticized our approach.3 Instead of fighting a petty, ivory tower dispute, we would like to lobby for a serious collaborative approach to providing conclusive evidence on the presence of HCMV in glioma (and other cancers). Since we developed the concept of oncomodulation (ie, that HCMV …

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Author:Martin MichaelisORCiDGND, Michel Guy André Mittelbronn, Jindrich Cinatl
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-418182
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/nov048
ISSN:1523-5866
ISSN:1522-8517
Pubmed Id:https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26092879
Parent Title (English):Neuro-Oncology
Publisher:Oxford Univ. Press
Place of publication:Oxford
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of Completion:2015
Year of first Publication:2014
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2016/10/28
Volume:17
Issue:7
Page Number:1
First Page:1039
Last Page:1039
HeBIS-PPN:428660002
Institutes:Medizin / Medizin
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 61 Medizin und Gesundheit / 610 Medizin und Gesundheit
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht