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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.

Dr. Michael Okun

Advocacy in dysphagia management: A neurologist’s perspective

Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. This installment of the podcast Down the Hatch, hosted by UF speech […]

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How a Team of Elite Doctors Changed the Military’s Stance on Brain Trauma

Michael Jaffee, M.D., (far left) vice chair of the UF Department of Neurology in the McKnight Brain Institute, served on the U.S. military’s Gray Team, which was featured on National Public Radio […]

Edgardo Rodriguez

Understanding neurodegenerative diseases

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., explains how his research is leading to a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. His work involves exploring why some neurons are vulnerable to disease and developing gene-based therapeutic […]

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Immunotherapy for brain cancer

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program in the MBI, discusses his research […]

Habibeh Khoshbouei

Studying the cell biology of drug addiction

    Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm.D., Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience in the MBI, explains her research into dopamine, a neurotransmitter involved in many brain-related functions.

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UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

August 2, 2016

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s...

“Bath salt” drug spurs psychosis-like condition in the brain, UF Health study finds

“Bath salt” drug spurs psychosis-like condition in the brain, UF Health study finds

June 8, 2016

The use of psychoactive “bath salts” — illegal synthetic drugs not related to the colored crystalline compounds for softening bathwater — can induce a condition in the brain similar to that of...

Striving to carry on the legacy of psychiatrist Richard Christensen, who lived to serve

Striving to carry on the legacy of psychiatrist Richard Christensen, who lived to serve

April 28, 2016

The life and work of Richard C. Christensen, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at the University of Florida who served the homeless population for 25 years, were honored April 22 by colleagues and the...

Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models

Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models

April 14, 2016

University of Florida Health researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet.

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New console for the 11.1 tesla

In August at the MagLab, engineers installed a new “control center” for one of our magnet systems that will result in faster experimental set-up times, more sensitive readings and detailed information […]

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Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression. University of Florida researchers used functional magnetic […]

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ leads to ALS breakthrough

In an interview with TV-20 News in Gainesville, James Wymer, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology at UF Health, discusses a breakthrough in ALS research linked to money raised through the viral “Ice Bucket […]

Michael Jaffee, M.D.

Even presidential candidates need sleep

Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules? Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF’s […]