Michael W. Ruff, M.D.

  1. Oncologist
  2. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Dr. Ruff specializes in the treatment of cancers arising from the nervous system, as well as the neurologic complications of systemic cancers and their treatment.

His primary research interest is clinical trial development and cell based therapies (CAR-T therapy) for CNS malignancies.

  1. Glioblastoma multiforme
  2. Glioma
  3. Meningioma
  4. Spinal cord tumor
  • Glioma and the complications of its treatment.
  • Neurocutaneous syndromes.
  • Experimental therapeutics in neuro-oncology.
  • CAR-T associated complications.
  • CAR-T development for malignant glioma.
  1. 2018
    FellowRST NEURO-ONCOLOGY, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Residency - NeurologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Medical Education
  3. 2017
    InternshipMayo Graduate School of Medical Education
  4. 2013
    MDUniversity of Missouri School of Medicine
  5. 2009
    BS - BiologyMissouri State University

Certifications

  1. 2017
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Dean's Research AwardUniversity of Missouri School of Medicine
  2. 2012
    Medical Student Prize for Excellence in NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2009
    Horace E. Thomas and Helen Y. Thomas Medical Student ScholarshipUniversity of Missouri School of Medicine
  4. 2009
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  5. 2008
    Sechler Family Scholarship RecipientMissouri State University
  6. 2008
    M&B Ingram Endowed Scholarship recipientMissouri State University
  7. 2007
    Grant recipientMissouri Access Program
  8. 2007
    SMART Grant recipientUnited States Department of Education

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Neuro-Oncology
  2. 2017
    MemberResident Nurse Counsel, Department of Neurology
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2016 - 2017
    MemberMayo Neurology Resident Curriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety for Neuro-Oncology
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  7. 2015 - 2017
    MemberResidency Recruitment Committee, Department of Neurology

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.