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March 16: SfN NCF Chapter Conference

Published: Jan 10th, 2018

Click here to access a PDF of the flyer for this event.

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.

Mental health experts gather to remember Dr. Christensen, champion of the homeless

Published: May 4th, 2017

On the second annual memorial and advocacy day to honor the late Richard C. Christensen, M.D., who selflessly served the homeless for 25 years, numerous members of the psychiatry community […]

Explore More: Innovation in Immunotherapy

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of UF’s Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy and head of the Cancer Therapeutics & Immuno-Oncology program at the UF Health Cancer […]

Brain Awareness Week March 13-16

Published: Mar 1st, 2017

Brain Awareness Week 2017 kicks off March 13 with the fifth annual William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience, sponsored by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation. This year’s speaker is James […]

Powerful new 3T MRI comes to the MBI

Published: Nov 30th, 2016

The Siemens 3T MRI/S is a state-of-the-art $3 million scanner that has the strongest gradients available for human imaging, advanced motion correction capabilities and increased scanning flexibility. The new 3T will […]

Ken Marx named new MBI director of operations

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

The MBI welcomes Ken Marx as its new director of operations. Marx, who previously served as chief administrator for UF’s department of emergency medicine for 15 years, succeeds Kelly Sharp, […]

New console for the 11.1 tesla

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

In August at the MagLab, engineers installed a new “control center” for one of our magnet systems that will result in faster experimental set-up times, more sensitive readings and detailed information […]