Dr. James Wymer discusses ALS

Following legendary physicist Stephen Hawking’s passing after battling ALS for more than 50 years, Dr. James Wymer discusses this unforgiving disease.

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.

Migraine meds

Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.


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.


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.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

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

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MBI Research News


See photos from February’s MBI Research Evening

Mar 7th, 2018

Twenty-four researchers from 12 departments across campus showcased their favorite image from research being conducted at their respective laboratories during February's MBI Research Evening.

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Mar 7th, 2018

The American Society of Addiction Medicine named Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director, winner of its prestigious award.


MBI members’ commentary on NFL mortality study featured in JAMA issue

Mar 1st, 2018

Drs. DeKosky, Jaffee and Bauer's JAMA editorial addresses long-term mortality in NFL football players.

Research shows safety of combining migraine and depression medications

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