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Follow the McKnight Brain Institute on social media

Published: Jul 20th, 2018

Check out the newly launched official McKnight Brain Institute social media accounts, a great source for news coming out of the MBI.

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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

Published: Jul 10th, 2018

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.

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Dr. Michela Gallagher delivers 2018 Luttge Lectureship

Published: Mar 20th, 2018

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.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

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

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Published: Nov 22nd, 2017

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

Published: Nov 14th, 2017

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

Researchers explain findings of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Published: Nov 14th, 2017

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

Advancing cancer immunotherapy research

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Learn more about the work Dr. Duane Mitchell and his team are doing to advance cancer immunotherapy research.

A new Siemens 3T MRI/S scanner is part of extensive renovations at the McKnight Brain Institute. The state-of-the-art $3 million scanner that has the strongest gradients available for human imaging, advanced motion correction capabilities and increased scanning flexibility.

MBI opens new state-of-the-art labs

Published: Oct 19th, 2017

Newly renovated high-tech labs supporting cognitive aging and human MRI-based research are now up and running at the MBI.