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2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Published: Feb 8th, 2018

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

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Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

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

Published: Jan 29th, 2018

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

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.

Dr. Michael S. Okun hosts Reddit Science AMA

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Okun answers Reddit users’ questions about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

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.

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, treatment, research, hope

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

What do we know about the type of brain cancer with which Senator John McCain has been diagnosed?