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Mentors of University of Florida doctors receive major award for Parkinson's research

Mentors of University of Florida doctors receive major award for Parkinson's research

September 8, 2014

The mentors of two University of Florida Health physicians have received the Lasker Foundation’s Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their pioneering work in deep brain stimulation,...

Your body’s secret weapon(itself)

Your body’s secret weapon(itself)

June 12, 2014

It all started with a  book.

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

April 17, 2014

It follows logically: If you are unable to predict how a decision might affect your life, your decisions may be more impulsive.

Researchers testing gene therapy to thwart effects of multiple sclerosis

Researchers testing gene therapy to thwart effects of multiple sclerosis

March 27, 2014

In patients with multiple sclerosis, the body turns on itself, launching an immune system attack that destroys the coating around nerve fibers in the central nervous system, leaving them exposed like...

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UF Health ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 22nd, 2014

The Mayo Clinic challenged; UF answered.

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Florida Brain Project 2014

Aug 1st, 2014

The Florida Brain Project’s Inaugural Symposium was held this week.

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Department of Neurosurgery – 2014 Endeavors

Jun 6th, 2014

University of Florida Health and the UF department of Neurosurgery are continually seeking ways to improve patient quality and safety as well as access to advanced health care…

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Unique floating lab showcases ‘aliens of the sea’

Apr 29th, 2014

University of Florida neurobiologist Leonid Moroz is on a quest to decode the genomic blueprints of fragile marine life.