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Seminar – Chemosensory learning and flavour: Perception, preference and intake – Dr. John Prescott

Published: Sep 6th, 2011

Together with the McKnight Brain Institute, the Center for Smell and Taste is pleased to present the first Chemical Senses Seminar for 2011-2012, entitled: Chemosensory learning and flavour: Perception, preference […]

14th Annual Vision Conference

Published: Aug 22nd, 2011

The Center for Vision Research at the University of Florida is hosting its 14th Annual Vision Conference on September 19-20, 2011 focused on ³Advances in Neuroprotection for the Eye.² The […]

UF scientists devise way to sort brain cells for potential transplants

Published: Jul 11th, 2011

University of Florida scientists have discovered a way to separate the neural wheat from the chaff during the process of generating brain cells for potential patient therapies. The technique, recently […]

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Fund (BSCIRTF) Awards

Published: Jun 13th, 2011

Congratulations! The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to announce new Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Fund (BSCIRTF) awards, effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  Congratulations to […]

Turning up the brain

Published: Jun 6th, 2011

The sounds echo in the low-lit operating room at Shands at UF — sometimes static, sometimes a pinging sound like a submarine. And sometimes, silence. Everyone is still and quiet […]

McKnight Foundation adds to UF research arsenal

Published: Jun 6th, 2011

Memory researcher Jennifer Lynn Bizon, Ph.D., is keenly aware that people’s brains age differently. In her life, she watched as one of her grandmothers coped with worsening dementia for 12 […]

Breaking through the problem of addiction

Published: Jun 6th, 2011

From doctors to professional athletes, when substance abuse or behavior becomes a problem, a new University of Florida psychiatrist helps get their careers back on course.

Mark Gold, M.D., an international authority on addiction medicine, and chairman of the University of Florida College of Medicine's department of Psychiatry. Photo by Sarah Kiewel/University of Florida

Dr. Mark Gold named UF’s Distinguished Alumni Professor

Published: May 20th, 2011

The University of Florida and the UF Alumni Association have selected College of Medicine professor Dr. Mark Gold as the 17th Distinguished Alumni Professor for 2011-2013. “We are thrilled to have […]


Published: May 16th, 2011

Dear Friends, This May we will launch an ambitious plan for research, uniting our nation’s best and brightest in a way not seen since President John F. Kennedy announced the […]

Dr. Pedro Fernandez-Funez Earns Excellence Award

Published: May 6th, 2011

Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors The UF Provost’s Office hosts the “Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors” competition.  The annual award recognizes excellence in research among Assistant Professors. Each award is a one-time allocation […]