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Yoly Pina, MD

Specialty: Neurology
Program: Neuro-Oncology

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center
Overview

Cancer Focus: Brain Cancer , Glioblastoma , Meningioma , Neurofibromatosis

Dr. Piña earned her M.D. from the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, where she also completed her Residency in Neurology.  She recently completed a Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Piña has over 33 peer-reviewed publications, has written ITTs, and submitted a grant during her Fellowship at Moffitt.  Her main clinical and translational research focus will be to develop a program and specialization in “onco-neurology.”  This program will seek to understand, prevent and treat the neurologic complications of immunotherapies such as CAR-T cell Therapy and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors.  Her other clinical and translational research interests include central nervous system primary and metastatic tumors.  

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurology

Fellowship:

  • Moffitt Cancer Center - NeuroOncology

Residency:

  • University of South Florida - Neurology

Medical School:

  • USF Morsani College of MedicineMD
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Publications

  • Piña Y, Fusco MJ, Macaulay RJ, Walko CM, Peguero E, Evernden BR, Smalley KS, Forsyth P. Using personalized medicine in gliomas: a genomic approach to diagnosis and overcoming treatment resistance in a case with pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma. J Neurol. 2019 Nov.267(3):783-790. Pubmedid: 31748891. Pmcid: PMC7035305.

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