The National Institutes of Health is asking scientists at Virginia Tech to take a new look at a highly invasive form of brain cancer. They’ll study a relatively unexplored aspect of cancer progression in hopes of improving current standards of care, and ultimately, finding a cure.

Alyson Taylor

A treatment being tested for brain cancer in dogs may one day help humans with the same disease. Clinical trials at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg are showing promising results and a new round of trials is set to start early next year.