Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush | CureTalks
Dr. Oberheim Bush is Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurological Surgery at UCSF, and a neuro-oncologist with experience treating a range of adult brain tumors, including gliomas, meningiomas, and brain metastases. In addition to clinical care, she is actively involved in clinical research and teaching, with extensive training in clinical trial development, implementation, and analysis. Dr. Oberheim Bush’s specific research interests include the development of phase I clinical trials testing novel treatment strategies for brain tumor patients. She is currently developing a phase I clinical trial using an engineered viral vector for immunotherapy treatment in patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas. Additional research interests involve the analysis of molecular and imaging markers of resistance to current standard treatment. Dr. Oberheim Bush graduated from University of Rochester with several awards such as American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology and Vincent du Vigneaud Award, for most stimulating thesis work among all disciplines.
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