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Duane Mitchell

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., is co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program. Dr. Mitchell is also the Phyllis Kottler Friedman Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology before receiving his medical degree and Ph.D.  in immunology from Duke University. Dr. Mitchell also has more than 40 refereed journal publications, 15 textbook chapters and scientific reviews, and is inventor on five U.S. patents on findings from his oncological research. His research interests focus on improving patient outcomes using novel approaches that stimulate immune responses against malignant brain tumor cells in combination with current standard treatments.
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