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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.

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Local Tourette supporters featured on BuzzFeed

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

Group’s contribution to Gainesville’s 34th Street Graffiti Wall in support of Tourette Awareness Month earns spotlight.

Dr. Jay Clugston named 2018 SEC Team Physician of the Year

Published: Jun 7th, 2018

UF Athletic Association team physician and MBI member Jay Clugston, M.D., earns award from Southern Orthopaedic Association.

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Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses pediatric depression

Published: May 31st, 2018

When does parental refusal for treatment of depression constitute medical neglect? Child psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses this topic in The Conversation.

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Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new migraine drug works

Published: May 26th, 2018

Pain from migraine headaches is a major cause of disability. In The Conversation, Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new drug could prevent them.

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HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 23rd, 2018

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses why people with HIV are more likely to develop neurological diseases and addiction in The Conversation.

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Fixel Center clinic earns CurePSP designation

Published: May 10th, 2018

The UF Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Clinic was designated the first CurePSP Center of Care in Florida.

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Nobel Prize winner headlines UF Circadian Symposium

Published: May 10th, 2018

The MBI is co-sponsored May 11’s UF Circadian Symposium, which featured keynote speaker Dr. Michael W. Young, 2017 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS

Published: May 4th, 2018

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats.