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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.

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Dr. Brian Hoh named chair of neurosurgery

Brian Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will lead the department of neurosurgery.

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Dr. Michela Gallagher delivers 2018 Luttge Lectureship

The Luttge Lectureship, established and sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation, honors the memory of Bill Luttge, Ph.D., founding director of UF’s brain institute.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Read about our faculty and staff’s accomplishments in 2017.

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.

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MBI News

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MBI director honors Presurgical Anesthesia Center staff for brain health initiative

Jun 25th, 2018

The Perioperative Cognitive and Anesthesia Network program, led by Drs. Catherine Price and Patrick Tighe, assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery.

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Research shows genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Jun 22nd, 2018

UF was among hundreds of institutions involved in a new study published in Science. Psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Carol Mathews explains its findings and implications.

Researchers in the Media

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

Jul 16th, 2018

Michael Okun, M.D., UF neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson's Foundation, recently commented in a news story released by South Africa's health24 on the link between diabetes and Parkinson's disease.

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Potential alternatives and new perspectives in Alzheimer’s treatments

Jul 6th, 2018

Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-cn, chair of the department of clinical and health psychology, recently commented on the state of Alzheimer's disease research in a Citrus County Chronicle feature story.

Research Landscapes: Cognitive Aging – Dr. Adam Woods

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