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Laser Treatment May Boost Effectiveness of Brain Tumor Drugs

Published: Mar 23rd, 2016

The human brain has a remarkable defense system that filters bacteria and chemicals. For brain tumor patients, the barrier works almost too well by blocking most chemotherapy drugs. Now, a […]

Research in which the “immune system could recognize and reject cancer cells”

Research in which the “immune system could recognize and reject cancer cells”

Published: Mar 4th, 2016

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., a faculty member in the Lillian S. Wells department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, discusses his research involving immunotherapy for brain […]

World-Renowned Neurosurgeon Dr. Albert Rhoton Jr. Former Chairman UF Department of Neurosurgery Passes

Published: Mar 1st, 2016

Albert L. Rhoton Jr., M.D., an internationally known neurosurgeon and pioneering researcher who built a small neurosurgery division into a thriving department at the University of Florida College of Medicine, […]

The Department of Neurosurgery Became the First Named Department in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s 60-year History

Published: Jan 29th, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — By Karen Dooley: The department of neurosurgery became the first named department in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s 60-year history on Saturday, when it was […]