Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Michael Glantz, MD, PhD

Michael Glantz, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Professor, Department of Medicine
Disease Teams:
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer
mjg37@psu.edu

Research Interests

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

Clinical Trials

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
3D-PREDICT Registry: 3D Prediction of patient-specific Response using ex vivo Interrogation of live cells from tumors
Risk Factors for CIPN Following an Oxaliplatin-Containing Chemotherapy Regimen in Colorectal Cancer Patients

Recent Publications

2020

Bernstein, A, Mrowczynski, OD, Greene, A, Ryan, S, Chung, C, Zacharia, BE & Glantz, M 2020, 'Dual BRAF/MEK therapy in BRAF V600E-mutated primary brain tumors: A case series showing dramatic clinical and radiographic responses and a reduction in cutaneous toxicity', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 133, no. 6, pp. 1704-1709. https://doi.org/10.3171/2019.8.JNS19643
Yee, PP, Wei, Y, Kim, SY, Lu, T, Chih, SY, Lawson, C, Tang, M, Liu, Z, Anderson, B, Thamburaj, K, Young, MM, Aregawi, DG, Glantz, MJ, Zacharia, BE, Specht, CS, Wang, HG & Li, W 2020, 'Neutrophil-induced ferroptosis promotes tumor necrosis in glioblastoma progression', Nature communications, vol. 11, no. 1, 5424. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19193-y
Glantz, M & Brandmeir, N 2020, 'When can we be positive about p values?', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 132, no. 2, pp. 656-661. https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.10.JNS182494

2019

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. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-0261
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. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/noz012
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. https://doi.org/10.1093/nop/npy034

2018

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.03.160
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpo.2018.10.002
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.11.047

2017

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. https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.9.JNS16367
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.06.002
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.03.005
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. https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.4.JNS152672

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