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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

Published: May 10th, 2018

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

Published: May 4th, 2018

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

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

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

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.

Sleep deprivation

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

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

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

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.

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.