Maryam Rahman, M.D., receives UF College of Medicine Clinical Excellence Award

Maryam Rahman, M.D., an associate professor in the Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery, has received the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Award.

Maryam Rahman
Maryham Rahman, M.D.

Rahman received the honor during the 2024 spring faculty assembly on May 28 in the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building. The assembly honors the exceptional achievements of faculty with prestigious awards.

Rahman’s laboratory focuses on identifying novel immunotherapy approaches to overcome resistance in patients with brain cancer. In addition to performing surgeries, she researches malignant gliomas, the most common subtype of primary brain tumors and one of the deadliest forms of cancer. She was recently awarded a $738,000 grant from the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund for preclinical testing of a novel cancer vaccine to treat these tumors.

At the UF Health Cancer Center, she is a member of the Immuno-Oncology and Microbiome research program.

Also at the assembly, several UF Health Cancer Center members were recognized with commemorative pins for 20 and 30 years of service:

20-year pins:

30-year pins:

NCI Cancer Center badge