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3D microscopy analysis provides accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features

February 19, 2021

Researchers at the Institut de Neurociències obtained a highly accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features using a novel 3D microscopy analysis.

The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, provides new information to help with the diagnose, by finding therapeutical targets and designing immunotherapeutical strategies.

This new analysis of 3D images and quantitative data “will help to appreciate from within how the tumor is built in its full dimensionality, and to identify where different cell types are located”, explains George Paul Cribaro, first author of the study. “It provides more complete information than the usual 2D analyses performed for neuropathological diagnosis”

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