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Duane Mitchell

UF Neuro Research Ranks No. 2 Nationally in NIH Funding

Neuroscience and neuromedicine research at the University of Florida ranked No. 2 in NIH funding among all public universities in the U.S., according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research’s 2023 rankings. With $31.8 million in NIH funding, UF neurosciences — a combined ranking of the departments of neuroscience and neurology — ranked No. 2 among public universities and No. 3 overall. In 2022, UF neurosciences ranked No. 3 among public universities and No. 5 overall.

Hot Tumors: The Turbo Engine That Immunotherapy Needed

Immunotherapy is a hot topic of conversation when it comes to cancer treatment. Pediatric oncologist Dr. Elias Sayour and his team have found a way to make a hot tumor, their way to make immunotherapy, an alternative to chemotherapy, more effective.

The V Foundation Announces Renewed Research Support for UF’s Dr. Duane Mitchell

During the 16th annual Dick Vitale Gala, the V Foundation for Cancer Research announced that Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, assistant vice president for research at UF and co-leader of the UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Therapeutics & Host Response research program, will receive additional support for his research on brain cancer in children.