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Preeminent Recruitment and the Top 10 Initiative

UF is recruiting preeminent neuroscientists in the effort to make UF one of the top 10 public universities in the US.

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Gift Enables UF to Speed Brain Tumor Remedies

A $10 million gift from the Lillian S. Wells Foundation will help medical scientists better understand the causes of brain tumors.

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Restricting Calories Reduces Age-Related Nerve Damages

Damage caused by unstable chemical species to nerves outside the brain and spinal cord was reduced when mice had a lifelong reduced-calorie diet.

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UF neurologist honored as a White House Champion of Change

UF neurologist honored as a White House Champion of Change

March 23, 2015

University of Florida neurologist Michael Okun, M.D., has been named one of eight to be honored by the White House as a Champion of Change for Parkinson’s disease.

A one-two vaccine punch could leave brain tumors vulnerable to the immune system

A one-two vaccine punch could leave brain tumors vulnerable to the immune system

March 11, 2015

A common booster vaccine could improve the effect of a vaccine aimed at treating a type of brain tumor, leading to improvement in patient survival, according to research published today (March 11) in...