Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Michael Glantz, MD, PhD

Michael Glantz, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Professor, Department of Medicine
Disease Teams:
Central Nervous System Cancer

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Drug Therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Meningitis
  • Glioma
  • Survival
  • Glioblastoma
  • Central Nervous System
  • Brain

Clinical Trials

NeMeRe, a Multi-Institutional Retrospective and Prospective Registry of Neoplastic Meningitis in Adults
Maintenance Obinutuzumab for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Complete Responders
A Phase 1b/2 study to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of BGB-290 in combination with radiation therapy and/or temozolomide in subjects with first-line or recurrent/refractory glioblastoma
Molecular Genetic, Host-Derived and Clinical Determinants of Long-Term Survival in Glioblastoma
A biospecimen collection study to evaluate the pharmacokinetic,pharmacodynamic, and resistance profile to trametinib and dabrafenib in BRAF-V600E mutated recurrent gliomas
Risk Factors for CIPN Following an Oxaliplatin-Containing Chemotherapy Regimen in Colorectal Cancer Patients

Recent Publications


Glantz, M & Brandmeir, N 2020, 'When can we be positive about p values?', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 132, no. 2, pp. 656-661.


Wen, PY, Reardon, DA, Armstrong, TS, Phuphanich, S, Aiken, RD, Landolfi, JC, Curry, WT, Zhu, JJ, Glantz, M, Peereboom, DM, Markert, JM, LaRocca, R, O'Rourke, DM, Fink, K, Kim, L, Gruber, M, Lesser, GJ, Pan, E, Kesari, S, Muzikansky, A, Pinilla, C, Santos, RG & Yu, JS 2019, 'A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled phase II trial of dendritic cell vaccine ICT-107 in newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma', Clinical Cancer Research, vol. 25, no. 19, pp. 5799-5807.
Boire, A, Brandsma, D, Brastianos, PK, Le Rhun, E, Ahluwalia, M, Junck, L, Glantz, M, Groves, MD, Lee, EQ, Lin, N, Raizer, J, Rudà, R, Weller, M, Van Den Bent, MJ, Vogelbaum, MA, Chang, S, Wen, PY & Soffietti, R 2019, 'Liquid biopsy in central nervous system metastases: A RANO review and proposals for clinical applications', Neuro-oncology, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 571-583.
Brown, TJ, Bota, DA, Van Den Bent, MJ, Brown, PD, Maher, E, Aregawi, D, Liau, LM, Buckner, JC, Weller, M, Berger, MS & Glantz, M 2019, 'Management of low-grade glioma: A systematic review and meta-Analysis', Neuro-Oncology Practice, vol. 6, no. 4, npy034, pp. 249-258.


Sieg, EP, Schlauderaff, AC, Payne, RA, Glantz, MJ & Simon, SD 2018, 'Impact of an External Ventricular Drain Placement and Handling Protocol on Infection Rates: A Meta-Analysis and Single Institution Experience', World neurosurgery, vol. 115, pp. e53-e58.
Brennan, M, Brown, T, Koller, K, Vasekar, M, Cygan, P, Ali, A, Sivik, J & Glantz, M 2018, 'Target wise and pound foolish: A simple technique to evaluate the trade-off between clinical benefit and economic burden of monoclonal antibodies', Journal of Cancer Policy, vol. 18, pp. 11-19.
Zoccoli, C, Li, CF, Black, D, Smith, DB, Sheehan, J, Harbaugh, RE & Glantz, M 2019, 'The Honest Palm Sign: Detecting Incomplete Effort on Physical Examination', World neurosurgery, vol. 122, pp. e1354-e1358.


Baum, GR, Hooten, KG, Lockney, DT, Fargen, KM, Turan, N, Pradilla, G, Murad, GJA, Harbaugh, RE & Glantz, M 2017, 'External ventricular drain practice variations: Results from a nationwide survey', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 127, no. 5, pp. 1190-1197.
Madhankumar, AB, Mrowczynski, OD, Patel, SR, Weston, CL, Zacharia, BE, Glantz, MJ, Siedlecki, CA, Xu, LC & Connor, JR 2017, 'Interleukin-13 conjugated quantum dots for identification of glioma initiating cells and their extracellular vesicles', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 58, pp. 205-213.
Church, EW, Gundersen, A, Glantz, MJ & Simon, SD 2017, 'Number needed to treat for stroke thrombectomy based on a systematic review and meta-analysis', Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol. 156, pp. 83-88.
Payne, R, Nasralah, Z, Sieg, E, Rizk, EB, Glantz, M & Harbaugh, K 2017, 'The angular course of the median nerve in the distal forearm and its anatomical importance in preventing nerve injury in a modern era of carpal tunnel release', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 126, no. 3, pp. 979-984.


Baker, MJ, Goldstein, AM, Gordon, PL, Harbaugh, KS, Mackley, HB, Glantz, MJ & Drabick, JJ 2016, 'An interstitial deletion within 9p21.3 and extending beyond CDKN2A predisposes to melanoma, neural system tumours and possible haematological malignancies', Journal of medical genetics, vol. 53, no. 11, pp. 721-727.
Brown, TJ, Brennan, MC, Li, M, Church, EW, Brandmeir, NJ, Rakszawski, KL, Patel, AS, Rizk, EB, Suki, D, Sawaya, R & Glantz, M 2016, 'Association of the extent of resection with survival in glioblastoma a systematic review and meta-Analysis', JAMA Oncology, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 1460-1469.
Korfel, A, Nowosielski, M, Pardo-Moreno, J, Penalver, FJ, Buda, G, Bennani, H, Costopoulos, M, Le Garff-Tavernier, M, Soussain, C, Schmid, M, Orfao, JA & Glantz, M 2016, 'How to facilitate early diagnosis of CNS involvement in malignant lymphoma', Expert Review of Hematology, vol. 9, no. 11, pp. 1081-1091.
Walbert, T, Glantz, M, Schultz, L & Puduvalli, VK 2016, 'Impact of provider level, training and gender on the utilization of palliative care and hospice in neuro-oncology: A North-American survey', Journal of neuro-oncology, vol. 126, no. 2, pp. 337-345.
Brown, TJ & Glantz, M 2016, 'InReply', JAMA Oncology, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 1509-1510.
Varlotto, J, DiMaio, C, Grassberger, C, Tangel, M, Mackley, H, Pavelic, M, Specht, C, Sogge, S, Nguyen, D, Glantz, M, Saw, C, Upadhyay, U, Moser, R, Yunus, S, Rava, P, Fitzgerald, T, Glanzman, J & Sheehan, J 2016, 'Multi-modality management of craniopharyngioma: A review of various treatments and their outcomes', Neuro-Oncology Practice, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 173-187.
Xiu, J, Piccioni, D, Juarez, T, Pingle, SC, Hu, J, Rudnick, J, Fink, K, Spetzler, DB, Maney, T, Ghazalpour, A, Bender, R, Gatalica, Z, Reddy, S, Sanai, N, Idbaih, A, Glantz, M & Kesari, S 2016, 'Multi-platform molecular profiling of a large cohort of glioblastomas reveals potential therapeutic strategies', Oncotarget, vol. 7, no. 16, pp. 21556-21569.
Yin, M, Joshi, M, Meijer, RP, Glantz, M, Holder, S, Harvey, HA, Kaag, M, Van De Putte, EEF, Horenblas, S & Drabick, JJ 2016, 'Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: A systematic review and two-step meta-analysis', Oncologist, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 708-715.
Schiff, D, Desjardins, A, Cloughesy, T, Mikkelsen, T, Glantz, M, Chamberlain, MC, Reardon, DA & Wen, PY 2016, 'Phase 1 dose escalation trial of the safety and pharmacokinetics of cabozantinib concurrent with temozolomide and radiotherapy or temozolomide after radiotherapy in newly diagnosed patients with high-grade gliomas', Cancer, vol. 122, no. 4, pp. 582-587.
Kalinina, J, Ahn, J, Devi, NS, Wang, L, Li, Y, Olson, JJ, Glantz, M, Smith, T, Kim, EL, Giese, A, Jensen, RL, Chen, CC, Carter, BS, Mao, H, He, M & Van Meir, EG 2016, 'Selective detection of the D-enantiomer of 2-hydroxyglutarate in the CSF of glioma patients with mutated isocitrate dehydrogenase', Clinical Cancer Research, vol. 22, no. 24, pp. 6256-6265.
Church, EW, Sieg, EP, Zalatimo, O, Hussain, N, Glantz, M & Harbaugh, R 2016, 'Systematic review and meta-analysis of chiropractic care and cervical artery dissection: No evidence for causation', Cureus, vol. 8, no. 2.
Korfel, A, Chamberlain, M, Neuwelt, E, Thiel, E, Doolittle, N, Schlegel, U, Dreyling, M, Rubenstein, J, Fischer, L, Björkholm, M, Martus, P, Weller, M & Glantz, M 2016, 'Therapy for secondary CNS involvement inmalignant lymphomas: No standard yet!', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 34, no. 15, pp. 1829-1830.

Clinical Trials Search

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