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

Published: Nov 19th, 2018

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

Published: Nov 9th, 2018

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

Published: Nov 7th, 2018

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

Published: Oct 17th, 2018

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.