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Understanding the Aging Brain

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

At the McKnight Brain Institute, teams of researchers are striving to find techniques to help multitudes of seniors to remain independent and active and enjoy life. The latest issue of […]

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, treatment, research and hope for the future

Published: Jul 21st, 2017

What do we know about the type of brain cancer with which Senator John McCain has been diagnosed? UF Health neurosurgeon Dr. Maryam Rahman is a member of the research team […]

A BRIDGE TO TRANSLATION: Todd Golde leads teams in the hunt for better treatments for brain disorders

Published: Jul 15th, 2017

MBI’s executive director is prominently featured in the latest issue of Florida Physician magazine. Read the story about his vision for UF’s brain institute, a premier research and educational center […]

How aging influences the brain’s cellular and molecular machinery

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

Jennifer L. Bizon, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of neuroscience at the McKnight Brain Institute, discusses her research on understanding brain mechanisms responsible for cognitive […]

Determining the neurobiology of age-related memory loss

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sara N. Burke., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF department of neuroscience in the MBI, is studying the neurobiology of age-related memory loss.

Unlocking brain aneurysm

Published: Jul 22nd, 2016

Brian Hoh, M.D., associate chair of neurosurgery and chief of the division of cerebrovascular surgery, discusses his research on the biologic mechanisms of brain aneurysm formation and rupture.

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Advocacy in dysphagia management: A neurologist’s perspective

Published: Jul 5th, 2016

Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. This installment of the podcast Down the Hatch, hosted by UF speech […]

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How a Team of Elite Doctors Changed the Military’s Stance on Brain Trauma

Published: Jun 13th, 2016

Michael Jaffee, M.D., (far left) vice chair of the UF Department of Neurology in the McKnight Brain Institute, served on the U.S. military’s Gray Team, which was featured on National Public Radio […]

Understanding neurodegenerative diseases

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., explains how his research is leading to a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. His work involves exploring why some neurons are vulnerable to disease and developing gene-based therapeutic […]

Immunotherapy for brain cancer

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program in the MBI, discusses his research […]