Understanding the Aging Brain

At the McKnight Brain Institute, teams of researchers are striving to find techniques to help multitudes of seniors to remain independent and active and enjoy life. The latest issue of […]

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, treatment, research and hope for the future

What do we know about the type of brain cancer with which Senator John McCain has been diagnosed? UF Health neurosurgeon Dr. Maryam Rahman is a member of the research team […]

A BRIDGE TO TRANSLATION: Todd Golde leads teams in the hunt for better treatments for brain disorders

MBI’s executive director is prominently featured in the latest issue of Florida Physician magazine. Read the story about his vision for UF’s brain institute, a premier research and educational center […]

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.

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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Immunotherapy treatment shows effectiveness against deadly brain tumor during early tests

Immunotherapy treatment shows effectiveness against deadly brain tumor during early tests

August 16, 2017

Glioblastoma is an aggressive, stubborn brain tumor with low odds of survival for patients. Now, University of Florida Health researchers have found a way to target a molecule that lets the tumor...

Imaging biomarker for Parkinson’s could aid in testing drugs to slow disease’s progression

Imaging biomarker for Parkinson’s could aid in testing drugs to slow disease’s progression

July 26, 2017

A newly discovered imaging biomarker could be used to track changes in the brain associated with the progression of Parkinson’s disease, findings that represent a significant advancement that could...

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MBI researchers shed light on process of neurodegeneration

Over the last few years, there has been great interest in learning more about the proteins that accumulate in brains affected by various neurodegenerative disorders and the idea that these […]

Hunt for a cure: Facial pain group funds UF’s hunt for cure for trigeminal neuralgia, related neuropathic pain

Researchers from a variety of disciplines at UF are on a mission to cure one of modern medicine’s least understood and most painful conditions: trigeminal neuralgia, or TN. Read the […]

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