• Long-term treatment with valganciclovir improves lentiviral suicide gene therapy of glioblastoma 

      Hossain, Jubayer; Latif, Md Abdul; Ystaas, Lars Andreas Rømo; Ninzima, Sandra; Riecken, Kristoffer; Muller, Arnaud; Azuaje, Fransisco; Vareecal Joseph, Justin; Talasila, Krishna Mukharji; Ghimire, Jiwan; Fehse, Boris; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Miletic, Hrvoje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Suicide gene therapy for malignant gliomas has shown encouraging results in the latest clinical trials. However, prodrug application was most often restricted to short-term treatment (14 days), especially when ...
    • Oncolytic H-1 parvovirus binds to sialic acid on laminins for cell attachment and entry 

      Kulkarni, Amit; Ferreira, Tiago; Bretscher, Clemens; Grewenig, Annabel; El-Andaloussi, Nazim; Bonifati, Serena; Marttila, Tiina; Palissot, Valèrie; Hossain, Jubayer A.; Azuaje, Francisco; Miletic, Hrvoje; Ystaas, Lars Andreas Rømo; Golebiewska, Anna; Niclou, Simone Pierrette; Roeth, Ralf; Niesler, Beate; Weiss, Amélie; Brino, Laurent; Marchini, Antonio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      H-1 parvovirus (H-1PV) is a promising anticancer therapy. However, in-depth understanding of its life cycle, including the host cell factors needed for infectivity and oncolysis, is lacking. This understanding may guide ...