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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 […]


Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Published: Aug 16th, 2016

A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression. University of Florida researchers used functional magnetic […]


‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ leads to ALS breakthrough

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

In an interview with TV-20 News in Gainesville, James Wymer, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology at UF Health, discusses a breakthrough in ALS research linked to money raised through the viral “Ice Bucket […]

Michael Jaffee, M.D.

Even presidential candidates need sleep

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules? Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF’s […]

New Neuro hospital

UF Health Neuromedicine ranked 21st nationally

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

UF Health Neuromedicine climbed 19 spots from last year to 21st in the country, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s hospitals. […]

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National MagLab hosts coil-building workshop at MBI

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

The National MagLab site at the McKnight Brain Institute hosted five scientists from across North America in June to teach the theory and practice of radio frequency (RF) coils. RF […]

SNIP Poster Session Flyer

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 Neuro hospital

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 […]

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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 […]