Duane A. 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. He is the Phyllis Kottler Friedman Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and the State of Florida Endowed Cancer Research Chair at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Mitchell graduated from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in biology before receiving his medical degree and doctorate degree in immunology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 2001. He completed post-graduate training in pathology and a neuro-oncology research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center prior to joining the faculty as an assistant professor.