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Dr. Irene Malaty is an assistant professor of neurology and National Parkinson Foundation medical director at the UF Movement Disorders Center.

Public invited to attend ‘Hopeful Day in Parkinson’s’ event

Published: Apr 16th, 2010

University of Florida doctors will be joined by an ultra-marathoner — a man accustomed to running more than 60 miles at a stretch — for the eighth annual Parkinson’s disease […]

MBI neurologist/AAN trustee drawn by 'thrill of discovery'

Published: Apr 13th, 2010

The quick five-year trajectory of Michael F. Waters, M.D., Ph.D., from recipient of the Raymond D. Adams Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Neurogenetics to American Academy of Neurology’s Foundation Board […]

Stroke program coordinator Justine Abram presented original research to an international audience at the nursing symposium during the International Stroke Conference in San Antonio. Her research concluded improved stroke patient care through the implementation of early response notification of impending stroke patients to SUF.

American Heart/Stroke Association lauds stroke program

Published: Apr 5th, 2010

The American Heart/Stroke Association recently awarded Shands at the University of Florida its Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award at the Association’s International Stroke Conference 2010 in San […]

UF to welcome McKnight scientists, board members

Published: Apr 1st, 2010

Leading neuroscientists and clinicians will discuss efforts to stave off age-related memory loss when the University of Florida hosts the McKnight Brain Research Foundation’s 3rd inter-Institutional meeting beginning April 28. […]

New findings back MBI researcher’s leptin-diabetes discovery

New findings back MBI researcher’s leptin-diabetes discovery

Published: Mar 17th, 2010

“Leptin is a reliable insulin substitute for type 1 and 2 diabetes.”

Brain Awareness Week Seminar

Brain Awareness Week Seminar

Published: Mar 10th, 2010

Radiosurgery: 20 years of Translational Research at the University of Florida Hosted by: William A. Friedman, M.D. Professor & Chairman Department of Neurosurgery Special Interests Brain tumor surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, […]

Salamander Genome Project/photo

Effort to regenerate damaged spinal cords receives federal stimulus

Published: Dec 9th, 2009

For more than 400 years, scientists have studied the amazing regenerative power of salamanders, trying to understand how these creatures routinely repair injuries that would usually leave humans and other […]

Todd Golde in front of the McKnight Brain Institute

Leading Neuroscientist Joins Fight To Solve Brain Diseases

Published: Nov 25th, 2009

A researcher recruited to lead a new initiative in the College of Medicine called the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease is the perfect complement to efforts under way […]

Drs. Waters and Hoh, in this picture, are also part of a new McKnight Brain Institute collaborative initiative, The Stroke Working Group, that includes other clinical investigators and basic scientists all working together to develop new treatments for stroke.

Shands at UF named Comprehensive Stroke Center

Published: Sep 25th, 2009

The Agency for Health Care Administration has designated Shands at the University of Florida as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Shands at UF is now one of only 15 AHCA-designated stroke […]

UF scientists construct ‘off switch’ for Parkinson therapy

Published: Aug 28th, 2009

A common antibiotic can function as an “off switch” for a gene therapy being developed for Parkinson’s disease, according to University of Florida researchers writing online in advance of September’s Molecular Therapy.