Dr. Maryam Rahman is an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery at the University of Florida. She specializes in the surgical treatment of brain tumors. Her research focuses on identifying novel immunotherapy approaches to overcome resistance in patients with brain cancer. Dr. Rahman’s work is supported by grants from the NIH, the Preston A. Wells Jr. endowment and private foundations. Her translational research in dendritic cell vaccines and immune checkpoint inhibitors is actively being tested in human clinical trials. She also dedicates her time to training the next generation and has been awarded multiple teaching awards including Outstanding Basic Science Teacher in 2016 and Exemplary Teacher award in 2018 and 2019. She currently serves as member at large of the CNS Executive Committee and serves as chair of online education, editor of Nexus, tumor section editor of SANS and editor of webinars.