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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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University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation

The University of Florida and UF Health have received a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that will be used to establish the Norman Fixel […]

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Dr. Duane Mitchell named UF Health Cancer Center’s Top Influencer

At the UF Health Cancer Center‘s Cheers to the New Year event on Wednesday, Jan. 9, Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., was named the Center’s Top Influencer of 2018.

Radiosurgery 30th anniversary

Historic breakthrough

This year marked the 30th anniversary of Drs. Bova and Friedman’s UF-patented invention that brought radiosurgery to more than 200 hospitals across the country and world.

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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.