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Dr. Melissa Armstrong leads development of new disorders of consciousness guidelines

Published: Aug 10th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., was senior author on a new guideline highlighting the importance of an accurate diagnosis and proper care for those in vegetative and minimally conscious states.

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Learning beyond the lab

Published: Jul 25th, 2018

The MBI’s Trainee Enhancement Opportunities program offers new opportunities for neuroscience trainees to get unique career-building experiences outside of the lab.

Social Feature

Follow the McKnight Brain Institute on social media

Published: Jul 20th, 2018

Check out the newly launched official McKnight Brain Institute social media accounts, a great source for news coming out of the MBI.

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Dr. Steven DeKosky discusses Alzheimer’s diagnostics

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.

MBI Newsletter

Read the summer MBI e-newsletter

Published: Jul 10th, 2018

The summer edition of The Brainstorm recaps our spring Brain Awareness Week activities, highlights researchers in the news and more.

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Dr. Brian Hoh named chair of neurosurgery

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Brian Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will lead the department of neurosurgery.

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MBI director honors Presurgical Anesthesia Center staff for brain health initiative

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

The Perioperative Cognitive and Anesthesia Network program, led by Drs. Catherine Price and Patrick Tighe, assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery.

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Research shows genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

UF was among hundreds of institutions involved in a new study published in Science. Psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Carol Mathews explains its findings and implications.

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2018 MBI Education & Outreach award recipients

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

This year’s awardees extend over 16 laboratories, seven departments and four colleges.

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UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center awards ceremony

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

The annual Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Award Ceremony recognized physicians, clinicians and EMS providers who have gone above and beyond in providing exceptional care for stroke patients.