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North Central Florida’s Highest Level of Comprehensive Stroke Care

The University of Florida Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center has earned national comprehensive stroke center certification from The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation. The UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center […]


PNET and Medulloblastoma Study

UF HEALTH CANCER CENTER RE-MATCH CLINICAL TRIAL UF IRB 128-2013 A research study for pediatric patients with Recurrent Medulloblastoma and Recurrent Cerebral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNETs) Fast Facts Brochure Subject inclusion criteria: […]


Chairman’s Welcome

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida and Shands/UF Hospital – Welcome! Our department continues its long-standing legacy and unwavering […]

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2014 Progress Report: Synergy Improves Patient Outcomes

2014 Progress Report: Synergy Improves Patient Outcomes

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Spinal Disorders Symposium

Spinal Disorders Symposium When: October 10, 2015 Where McKnight Brain Institute 1149 Newell Drive The Evelyn F. & William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida (MBI-UF) in […]

Achievements of UF Neurosurgery researcher Dr. Duane Mitchell recognized in several media outlets.

Recognition in prestigious international science journal “Nature”: Dendritic Cell Vaccines on the Move Tetanus toxoid and CCL3 improve dendritic cell vaccines in mice and glioblastoma patients   Recognition from the National […]

A one-two vaccine punch could leave brain tumors vulnerable to the immune system

A common booster vaccine could improve the effect of a vaccine aimed at treating a type of brain tumor, leading to improvement in patient survival, according to research published today […]

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Visits and Reports

Dr Sanjay Gupta says “The Brain is probably the most important organ in our body.”  We agree as he looks to a UF neurosurgeon and neurologist to inform his story […]

Immunotherapy of Brain Tumors – Lecture

Grand Rounds Presents : “Immunotherapy of Brain Tumors” DUANE A. MITCHELL, M.D., PH.D. Phyllis Kottler Friedman Professor, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy Director, UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy […]

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