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Michela Gallagher

March 15, 2018: Luttge Lectureship – Dr. Michela Gallagher

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

Stay tuned for more information.

March 16, 2018: SfN NCF Chapter Conference keynote speaker – Dr. John Morrison

Published: Jan 10th, 2018

Stay tuned for more information.


Sept. 27-29, 2018: 1st Annual Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease Conference

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Abstract submissions will open in March 2018.


Nov. 30: Neuroscience Seminar – Dr. Thomas Kash: “Probing the role of the extended amygdala in pathological behavior”

Published: Nov 28th, 2017

Dr. Thomas Kash, University of North Carolina associate professor of pharmacology, “Probing the role of the extended amygdala in pathological behavior.”

Todd Golde

Nov. 27: UF BME Seminar Series: Dr. Todd Golde

Published: Nov 21st, 2017

Engineering New Biological Therapies Delivered by Adenoassociated Viral Vectors for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders.

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.

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.

MBI Research Evening – Pre-SfN Data Blitz

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, dozens of researchers from eight departments participated in the McKnight Brain Institute Research Evening — Pre-Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Data Blitz event.

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.

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.