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What is the link between Parkinson’s and Ali’s death?

Published: Jun 7th, 2016

While Muhammad Ali knocked out a slew of boxing greats inside the ring, his toughest battle was that against Parkinson’s disease. Michael Okun, M.D., chair of the UF Department of Neurology […]

Neuroscience interns present their research

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Please join us as the first cohort of the Summer Neuroscience Internship Program “SNIP” students present their research. Thursday, Aug. 4 Noon-2 pm LG-110A/B McKnight Brain Institute  

New UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital to open in 2018

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Two new hospitals –  the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital – are currently under construction and set to become the Southeast’s most advanced center for […]

New MBI fact sheet published

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

The MBI’s mission is to understand how normal central nervous system development and function contribute to higher cognitive functions, including lifelong learning and memory, through complex interactive neural circuitries that produce all […]

Regina Bussing, M.D., named chair of the UF department of psychiatry

Published: May 31st, 2016

University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry. Bussing, a leader in developing comprehensive treatment approaches to attention deficit hyperactivity […]

MBI hosts new McKnight Neuromedicine Scholars Speaker Series

Published: May 2nd, 2016

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida has launched a new speaker series as both a training opportunity and a venue to showcase the […]

Institute of Medicine releases report on cognitive aging

Published: Apr 16th, 2015

University of Florida Health breaks ground for new hospitals

Published: Jan 30th, 2015

MBI Faculty part of the nationally recognized UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center

Published: Nov 18th, 2014

CNN Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at Deep Brain Stimulation at UF Health

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014