Dr. Maryam Rahman earns Preuss Research Award

Maryam Rahman, M.D., an assistant professor of neurosurgery, won the 2019 Preuss Research Award during the American Association Rahmanof Neurological Surgeons annual scientific meeting in San Diego on April 15.

The award, sponsored by the Preuss Foundation, is given to a scientist investigating brain tumors, within 10 years of training, who has submitted the top basic science research paper. Rahman earned the award for her work as lead author on the paper “Modulation of temozolomide dose differentially affects T-cell response to immune checkpoint inhibition.”​

Rahman is a principal investigator for the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program, and her laboratory is focused on identifying novel immunotherapy approaches to overcome resistance in patients with high grade glioma.

Click here to read a Newswise release about Dr. Rahman’s award.

Click here to read the paper in Neuro-Oncology.