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Researchers identify drug therapy that could decrease rewarding effect of meth

Published: Dec 20th, 2017

Neuroscientists at UF’s McKnight Brain Institute have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines

Steven Munger

Scents and sensibility

Published: Dec 13th, 2017

At the McKnight Brain Institute, UF Center for Smell and Taste researchers are working to improve the lives of more than 16 million Americans with smell disorders.

A look inside the MBI Neuromedicine Brain Bank

Published: Nov 28th, 2017

Dr. Anthony Yachnis explains the importance of brain donation and how the work done at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida Neuromedicine Brain Bank advances research.

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Published: Nov 22nd, 2017

Nov. 26 marks the anniversary of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland’s tragic death due to a brain aneurysm.

BTIP team honored at annual SNO meeting

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

A strong showing by the Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program team at this year’s Society for Neuro-Oncology meeting included a Top 5 Poster Award for Drs. Loic Deleyrolle and Lan Hoang-Minh.

What a Parkinson’s diagnosis means for those in their 60s and 70s

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

On Nov. 17, Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, disclosed his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Dr. Michael Okun, UF neurology chair and Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, says the disease is manageable with personalized treatment.

The two obstacles holding back Alzheimer’s research

Published: Nov 14th, 2017

Article by MBI director featured in The Conversation addresses challenges for Alzheimer’s research.

Researchers explain findings of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Published: Nov 14th, 2017

Drs. Gallego Iradi and Borchelt co-authored an article in The Conversation explaining the findings of pathological signs of Alzheimer’s in dolphins.

Bizon Hot Topic

MBI team’s discovery selected as Hot Topic at SfN meeting

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Delayed gratification research conducted by Dr. Jennifer Bizon’s lab receives Society for Neuroscience honor at world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.

MBI researchers find signs of Alzheimer’s pathology in dolphins

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Autopsy studies of dolphins washed ashore on the beaches of Spain revealed the telltale pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.