february 2024 UF Health Cancer Center Member newsletter



Research Showcase 2024

Showcasing multidisciplinary cancer research

The UF Health Cancer Center held a well-attended Research Showcase on Jan. 31 at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, drawing a record number of abstracts featuring collaborative research across the University of Florida. The event provided an outstanding opportunity for trainees to discuss ideas for future collaborations with their peers.

A woman checks out a poster during the Research Showcase.

Around The Center


Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D.

Jeffrey K. Harrison, Ph.D., is a professor and vice chair of education in the department of pharmacology and therapeutics in the UF College of Medicine. His research is focused on understanding the immune-suppressive microenvironment of highly malignant brain tumors such as glioblastoma. The laboratory uses preclinical mouse models of glioma to probe interactions between glioma and immune cells.


Reminder to vote in Doximity

Please take a few minutes to nominate the UF Health Shands Hospital’s Cancer program in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Expert Opinion Survey, which is now open. All voting for hospital specialty rankings will be conducted via Doximity. Users should receive emails to complete the survey.