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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.

Brain Tumor Therapy team honored at annual SNO meeting

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

A strong showing by the Brain Tumor Therapy team at this year’s Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting included a Top 5 Poster Award for Drs. Deleyrolle and Hoang-Minh.

What a Parkinson’s diagnosis means for those in their 60s and 70s

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

On Nov. 17, Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, disclosed his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Dr. Michael Okun, UF neurology chair and Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, says the disease is manageable with personalized treatment.

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.

MBI team’s discovery selected as Hot Topic at SfN meeting

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Delayed gratification research conducted by Dr. Jennifer Bizon’s lab receives Society for Neuroscience honor at world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.

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?