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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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...

Dual-lead deep brain stimulation shows benefit in treating severe MS tremor

Dual-lead deep brain stimulation shows benefit in treating severe MS tremor

June 19, 2017

Multiple sclerosis patients with severe, treatment-resistant tremors may gain marked improvement from deep brain stimulation surgery, or DBS, in which two DBS leads are implanted in the side of the...

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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 […]

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Flanked by a surgery resident and a technician, surgeon Jessica Ching, M.D., holds a 3D model of a patient’s skull. She carefully turns the model over in her hands, considering […]

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