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How aging influences the brain’s cellular and molecular machinery

Jennifer L. Bizon, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience at the McKnight Brain Institute, discusses her research on understanding brain mechanisms responsible for cognitive […]

Determining the neurobiology of age-related memory loss

Sara N. Burke., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF department of neuroscience in the MBI, is studying the neurobiology of age-related memory loss.

Understanding the neural mechanisms of cognitive aging

Adam Woods, Ph.D., an assistant professor and assistant program director for UF’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory in the MBI, discusses his research using cutting-edge neuroscience methods to investigate the […]

Unlocking brain aneurysm

Brian Hoh, M.D., associate chair of neurosurgery and chief of the division of cerebrovascular surgery, discusses his research on the biologic mechanisms of brain aneurysm formation and rupture.

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Advocacy in dysphagia management: A neurologist’s perspective

Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. This installment of the podcast Down the Hatch, hosted by UF speech […]

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How a Team of Elite Doctors Changed the Military’s Stance on Brain Trauma

Michael Jaffee, M.D., (far left) vice chair of the UF Department of Neurology in the McKnight Brain Institute, served on the U.S. military’s Gray Team, which was featured on National Public Radio […]

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Brain Awareness Week kicks off at UF with a look into highly superior memory

Brain Awareness Week kicks off at UF with a look into highly superior memory

March 14, 2017

It’s exceptionally rare to be able to recall precise, mundane details of day-to-day life many years later, and the study of people who can offers a window into understanding how long-term memories...

“Working memory” decline in normal aging linked to loss of specific receptor

“Working memory” decline in normal aging linked to loss of specific receptor

December 16, 2016

University of Florida researchers have identified a subtype of a specific receptor in the brain that is critical for “working memory,” or the ability to hold information in mind for a short time...

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Explore More: Innovation in Immunotherapy

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of UF’s Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and head of the Cancer Therapeutics & Immuno-Oncology program at the UF Health Cancer […]

My doctor says there’s a guideline for my treatment – but is it right for me?

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., assistant professor in the department of neurology, writes in a new essay for The Conversation about the use of health care guidelines.

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