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UF Health researchers win national award for identifying brain tumor intervention

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

April 12, 2016  By Michelle Jaffee A study identifying a possible new intervention to treat the deadliest of brain tumors garnered a national award today for University of Florida Health […]

UF Health brain cancer researcher Mitchell receives $1M grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

March 24, 2016  By Michelle Jaffee University of Florida Health’s Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., will receive a $1 million grant Thursday from the nonprofit Hyundai Hope On Wheels to further […]

Laser treatment may boost effectiveness of brain tumor drugs

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

February 24, 2016  By Doug Bennett  The human brain has a remarkable defense system that filters bacteria and chemicals. For brain tumor patients, the barrier works almost too well by […]

Virus-drug combination shows improved effectiveness against brain tumor cells

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

October 6, 2015  By Doug Bennett  A rabbit virus currently being developed for cancer therapy can be paired with one of several existing drugs to deliver a more potent punch […]

Loic P. Deleyrolle, Ph.D. and Regina Martuscello

Brain tumor growth can be slowed, new study suggests

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

April 2, 2015  By Doug Bennett  For most patients with a common brain tumor, the outlook is grim. Aggressive and stubborn, glioblastoma is hard to wipe out with surgery, radiation […]

A one-two vaccine punch could leave brain tumors vulnerable to the immune system

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

March 11, 2015  By Morgan Sherburne  A common booster vaccine could improve the effect of a vaccine aimed at treating a type of brain tumor, leading to improvement in patient […]

Dr. Duane Mitchell in his lab

UF Health researchers use immunotherapy to treat malignant brain tumors

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

July 8, 2015  By Morgan Sherburne  When pediatric patients with brain cancer receive conventional treatment for their disease, they often are given an infusion of stem cells that create blood […]

New therapy slows spread of deadly brain tumor cells, UF Health researchers find

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

July 27, 2015 By Doug Bennett  The rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumor has been slowed down significantly in a mouse model by cutting off the way […]