Dr. Mitchell and the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy team

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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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.

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Biden Cancer Initiative- Invited Speaker

Duane A. Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D. is one of nine nationally selected speakers to deliver a short talk on new commitments to double the rate of progress in cancer care and research at the National Biden Cancer Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell: Glioblastoma topples an American hero, but researchers will continue the fight

Dr. Duane Mitchell, Director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program, addresses the state of GBM research in the wake of Sen. John McCain’s death.

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Dr. Frank Bova earns Edith Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Frank Bova, Ph.D., a medical physicist in the department of neurosurgery and director of the Radiosurgery/Biology Laboratory at the MBI, for earning the Edith Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award.