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National Award for UF Health Brain Cancer Researcher

A study identifying a possible new intervention to treat the deadliest of brain tumors garnered a national award today for University of Florida Health brain cancer researcher Duane Mitchell, M.D., […]

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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: […]

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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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Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer

Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer By: David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D. Each year, more than 200,000 people in the United States receive the chilling diagnosis of a primary or metastatic brain […]

UF Health brain cancer researcher Mitchell receives $1M grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

UF Health brain cancer researcher Mitchell receives $1M grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, call Michelle Koidin Jaffee at 352-294-8352 or email michelle.jaffee@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, […]

Unfreezing a Life: How UF Health Physicians Helped one Woman with Parkinson’s Disease

Keila Del Manzano began to panic as her muscles tightened. Her body stiffened, and the cramping was painful. For the first time after being diagnosed, she was feeling the symptoms […]

Laser Treatment May Boost Effectiveness of Brain Tumor Drugs

The human brain has a remarkable defense system that filters bacteria and chemicals. For brain tumor patients, the barrier works almost too well by blocking most chemotherapy drugs. Now, a […]

Research in which the “immune system could recognize and reject cancer cells”

Research in which the “immune system could recognize and reject cancer cells”

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., a faculty member in the Lillian S. Wells department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, discusses his research involving immunotherapy for brain […]

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