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UF brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative with top peers to advance new treatments

The goal: achieving transformative improvement in long-term survival within the next decade for patients diagnosed with malignant brain tumors.

UF Health neurosurgeons Dr. William Fox, Dr. Adam Polifka and Dr. Daniel Hoh

UF Health opens new comprehensive spine center

Back and neck care for residents of Gainesville, the Southeast and beyond took a significant step forward today with the launch of the UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center.

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Brian Hoh, M.D., named chair of UF department of neurosurgery

UF Health neurosurgeon Brian L. Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will become chair of the Lillian S. […]

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UF receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation

UF engineers and neuroscientists were awarded up to $8.4 million to investigate ways to speed up cognitive skills training by applying electrical stimulation to the brain.

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Deep brain stimulation shows promise for select Tourette patients in new UF-led worldwide registry

University of Florida neuroscientists are leading a multinational effort to track outcomes for patients with Tourette syndrome.

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Dr. William Friedman named to UF College of Medicine Wall of Fame

Longtime neurosurgery chair William A. Friedman, M.D., now has a new title to add: inductee of the UF College of Medicine Wall of Fame, the college’s highest honor.

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Lin−CCR2+ hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells overcome resistance to PD-1 blockade

Immune checkpoint blockade using anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies has shown considerable promise in the treatment of solid tumors, but brain tumors remain notoriously refractory to treatment.

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UF neurosurgery and neurology departments team up for interdisciplinary NIH grant

The University of Florida departments of neurosurgery and neurology have partnered and were awarded a highly select five-year National Institutes of Health Research Education Program, or R25, grant to support residents’ research education activities and academic career development.

Catherine Flores, Ph.D., principal investigator of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Engineering Laboratory in the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program.

UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

University of Florida Health brain cancer researchers have discovered a new use of stem cells that could clear a revolutionary pathway to making immunotherapy drugs effective in treating brain cancer.

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MBI neuroscientists talk deep brain stimulation at the Cade

McKnight Brain Institute neuroscientists and grad students shared the inner workings of deep brain stimulation, or DBS, with the Gainesville community Sept. 22 during a special event at the Cade Museum.