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Brian Hoh

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 […]


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 neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

UF neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

October 17, 2016

University of Florida Health neuroscience researchers have published findings revealing new insights into the abnormal firing of neurons in the brain associated with dopamine release after intake of...

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older  Adults: The “ACT Study”

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults: The “ACT Study”

September 29, 2016

Have you sometimes forgotten a phone number, walked to another room to complete an errand but forgotten what it was while walking, or failed to notice a car approaching until it was right next to you?...

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2016 MBI Fellowship awardees announced

The MBI Fellowships were established to support students and fellows conducting neuroscience and brain-related research in MBI-affiliated labs. This year’s awardees: Sarah A. Johnson, postdoctoral associate in the department of […]

Ken Marx

Ken Marx named new MBI director of operations

The MBI welcomes Ken Marx as its new director of operations. Marx, who previously served as chief administrator for UF’s department of emergency medicine for 15 years, succeeds Kelly Sharp, […]

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