2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

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

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Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

An article by Dr. Scott Teitelbaum featured in The Conversation discusses the use of medication to treat addiction.

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Researchers talk Alzheimer’s findings on Reddit

Visit Drs. Todd Golde and Brenda Moore’s Reddit Science AMA from Jan. 31, where they answered questions about the future of Alzheimer’s research.

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.

The two obstacles holding back Alzheimer’s research

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

Researchers explain findings of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Drs. Gallego Iradi and Borchelt co-authored an article in The Conversation explaining the findings of pathological signs of Alzheimer’s in dolphins.

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MBI Research News

DBS surgery

DBS shows promise for select Tourette patients

Jan 16th, 2018

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

Research-Award

New recipients of graduate research fellowship 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.

Alzheimer's research

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

Jan 2nd, 2018

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

DBS shows promise for Tourette patients in new UF-led registry

Calendar of Events

Feb19

CSB Seminar Series

From 4:00pm until 5:00pm

Feb20

Neurology Grand Rounds

From 12:00pm until 1:00pm

Feb21

Neuroimaging Research Meeting

From 2:30pm until 4:00pm