DBS surgery

DBS shows promise for select Tourette patients

New UF-led worldwide registry shows a 45 percent reduction in tics one year after DBS for patients with Tourette syndrome.

Alzheimer's research

UF research opens new avenue for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have validated a potential pathway to halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Khoshbouei

Researchers identify drug therapy that could decrease rewarding effect of meth

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Nov. 26 marks the anniversary of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland’s tragic death due to a brain aneurysm.

What a Parkinson’s diagnosis means for those in their 60s and 70s

On Nov. 17, Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, disclosed his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Dr. Michael Okun, UF neurology chair and Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, says the disease is manageable with personalized treatment.

The two obstacles holding back Alzheimer’s research

Article by MBI director featured in The Conversation addresses challenges for Alzheimer’s research.

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MBI Research News

Research-Award

New recipients of graduate research fellowships grants for neuroscience research announced

Jan 8th, 2018

Abbi Helrnandez, a fourth-year graduate student in Dr. Sara Burke's lab, and Hunter Futch, a second-year graduate student in Dr. Todd Golde's lab, recently earned Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowships.

Steven Munger

Scents and sensibility

Dec 13th, 2017

At the McKnight Brain Institute, UF Center for Smell and Taste researchers are working to improve the lives of more than 16 million Americans with smell disorders.

A look inside the MBI Neuromedicine Brain Bank

Nov 28th, 2017

Dr. Anthony Yachnis explains the importance of brain donation and how the work done at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida Neuromedicine Brain Bank advances research.

Research Landscapes: Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D., Pharm. D.

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