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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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A Father’s Gift – University of Florida Advancement

Hotel magnate Harris Rosen’s $12 million gift, inspired by his son’s struggle, will help support UF’s vision to “rewrite the story of brain cancer.”

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Robotic device enhances surgical procedure for patients with epilepsy

A new state-of-the-art surgical device called the Robotic Stereotactic Assistance Brain is now in use at UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, and it’s enhancing surgical options for patients with epilepsy.

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Using Immunotherapy Treatments to Fight Brain Cancer

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., will lecture on “The Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution and Relevance for Brain Tumors” at IHMC Ocala. Attendees can expect to learn more about recent advances and specific approaches being taken to develop immunotherapy treatments for both adult and pediatric patients with brain tumors.

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Neurosurgery team makes debut at Halifax Health

Halifax Health welcomed a new team of neurosurgeons on February 25 as part of a partnership with the University of Florida.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses stroke

We were saddened to hear the news of actor Luke Perry’s death resulting from a stroke at the young age of 52. University of Florida chair of neurosurgery Dr. Brian Hoh discusses the signs, risk factors and prevalence of stroke, as well as his hope for future research and care.