Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


From left, are Ricardo Komotar, M.D., patient Cathy Hoffman-Booker, and Deborah Heros, M.D.

Miller School Offers Brain Cancer Vaccine, Gives Patient Hope


The first patient in Florida to receive a novel vaccine for brain cancer, Cathy Hoffman-Booker is optimisitc about her participation in a clinical trial using a vaccine derived from her own brain tumor – a glioblastoma multiforme, the most common form of brain cancer.

Nicole Whitehead, Ph.D., manager of the Biopsychosocial Oncology Shared Resource at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, left, and Suzanne Lechner, Ph.D., core director, display information about the facility.

Last Call For Shared Resources Fair Exhibitors


The Miller Office of Research is sponsoring the third annual University-wide Shared Resources Fair on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The goal of the fair is to improve awareness of University resources with an eye toward promoting scientific collaboration.