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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?

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A bridge to translation

Published: Jul 15th, 2017

MBI director Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., leads teams in the hunt for better treatments for brain disorders.

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 […]