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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.

Blood test

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.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.

UFRF

Drs. Bizon, Krause and Setlow named UFRF Professors

Published: Apr 27th, 2018

Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience and psychiatry, and Barry Setlow, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, were recently named University of Florida Research Foundation Professors for 2018-2021.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses brain aneurysms in The Conversation

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Following MLB pitcher’s brain aneurysm, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses this mysterious condition and how it can develop.

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Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic named CMTA Center of Excellence

Published: Apr 12th, 2018

The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at the University of Florida was recently named a Charcot-Marie-Tooth Center of Excellence, one of 17 in the U.S.

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Dr. Nixon receives RSA’s annual award

Published: Apr 10th, 2018

Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, earned the Research Society on Alcoholism’s 2018 Henri Begleiter Award for Excellence in Research.

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Fixel Center earns Lewy body dementia designation

Published: Apr 3rd, 2018

Learn about this designation and how a couple found peace due to a correct diagnosis and a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Melissa Armstrong.

ALS

Dr. James Wymer discusses ALS

Published: Mar 16th, 2018

Following legendary physicist Stephen Hawking’s passing after battling ALS for more than 50 years, Dr. James Wymer discusses this unforgiving disease.

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Dr. Teitelbaum earns ASAM’s Annual Award

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

The American Society of Addiction Medicine named Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director, winner of its prestigious award.