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UF Health-led ReMission Summit draws top experts, focuses on new brain tumor treatments

Published: Mar 4th, 2019

More than 100 brain tumor experts united at the inaugural ReMission Summit in Orlando with a mission to rewrite the story of brain cancer through collaboration and innovation.


UF and UF Health announce $12 million gift to launch brain tumor research initiative

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

The Harris Rosen Foundation gift is the cornerstone of a $100 million fundraising commitment to support the UF Health-led ReMission Alliance Against Brain Tumors.

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

Published: Jan 16th, 2019

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., was honored for contributing to the UF Health Cancer Center’s national reputation in 2018.

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Study shows how fat fuels cells in brain tumors

Published: Oct 23rd, 2018

A new study led by Loic Deleyrolle, Ph.D., an assistant professor of neurosurgery, has implications for advancing new metabolic therapies for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.

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Stem cells could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

A new discovery led by Dr. Catherine Flores using stem cells to overcome resistance to immunotherapy drugs may open the door to more effective treatment for brain cancer.

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2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine: A turning point in the war on cancer

Published: Oct 4th, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the importance of Drs. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo’s discoveries in immunotherapy.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell announces new program at Biden Cancer Summit

Published: Sep 27th, 2018

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, announced the UF Health-led Legacy Program in Brain Cancer at the Biden Cancer Summit.

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Brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative to advance new treatments

Published: Sep 21st, 2018

Brain cancer experts at the MBI launch a new venture with institutions from across the nation and Canada.

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Sept. 21: Dr. Duane Mitchell speaks at Biden Cancer Summit & team hosts Biden Cancer Community Summit

Published: Sep 17th, 2018

Watch Dr. Duane Mitchell’s talk at the Biden Cancer Summit live — and tune into talks from other UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program team members leading up to it.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses glioblastoma in The Conversation

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, Sen. John McCain lost his courageous year-plus battle with glioblastoma. Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the disease and his hope for future research breakthroughs.