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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

The UF Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Clinic was designated the first CurePSP Center of Care in Florida.

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New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.

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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.

Sleep deprivation

Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.

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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.

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Nobel Prize winner headlines UF Circadian Symposium

May 10th, 2018

The MBI is co-sponsored May 11's UF Circadian Symposium, which featured keynote speaker Dr. Michael W. Young, 2017 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Drs. Bizon, Krause and Setlow named UFRF Professors

Apr 27th, 2018

Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience and psychiatry, and Barry Setlow, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, were recently named University of Florida Research Foundation Professors for 2018-2021.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses brain aneurysms in The Conversation

Apr 24th, 2018

Following MLB pitcher's brain aneurysm, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses this mysterious condition and how it can develop.

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Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic named CMTA Center of Excellence

Apr 12th, 2018

The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at the University of Florida was recently named a Charcot-Marie-Tooth Center of Excellence, one of 17 in the U.S.

Research Landscapes: Cognitive Aging – Dr. Adam Woods

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