Brain Cancer

New Way to Identify Brain Tumor Aggressiveness

A comprehensive analysis of the molecular characteristics of gliomas—the most common malignant brain tumor—explains why some patients diagnosed with slow-growing (low-grade) tumors quickly succumb to the disease while others with more aggressive (high-grade) tumors survive for many years.
Public Health

New Study Assesses Pedestrian Safety in NYC

Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that intersections with more pedestrians had lower risk of injury per pedestrian, but more injuries occurred when visual distractions, such as billboards, were present.