The designation will expedite research into the poliovirus therapy, but it does not mean the investigational drug has been approved for clinical use. It is currently being tested in a clinical trial for adults with advanced glioblastoma brain tumors.
Duke's brain tumor specialists offer the latest research and advances in diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer including glioblastoma.. Learn about the poliovirus vaccine for glioblastoma being developed by Duke researchers, as reported. Duke University Hospital's cancer program is ranked among the nation's best.