A Brain Tumor/Organotypic Slice Co-culture System for Studying Tumor Microenvironment and Targeted Drug Therapies.

In this month’s featured publication, Drs. Segal and Stiles describe a new system to culture primary brain tumor types that otherwise prove difficult to propagate.  This culture system enables the team to investigate the role of the tumor microenvironment, and to test potential therapies on tumor cell growth.