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Sleep deprivation

Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.

NFL

MBI members’ commentary on NFL mortality study featured in JAMA issue

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Drs. DeKosky, Jaffee and Bauer’s JAMA editorial addresses long-term mortality in NFL football players.

Migraine meds

Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

Published: Feb 27th, 2018

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.

Read the latest MBI e-newsletter

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

The spring edition of The Brainstorm features info on the MBI’s outreach and education endeavors, links to news articles featuring MBI members and more.

Okun web

Dr. Okun named recipient of 2018 ASENT Presidential Award

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

Chair of neurology Michael S. Okun, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Presidential Award.

MBI day

First MBI Trainee Enhancement Opportunity award winners announced

Published: Feb 20th, 2018

Congratulations to the first MBI Training Enhancement Opportunity award winners: Abbi Hernandez, Aprinda Indahlastari and Aline C. Oliveira.

Teitelbaum_Conversation

Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

An article by Dr. Scott Teitelbaum featured in The Conversation discusses the use of medication to treat addiction.

AD

Researchers talk Alzheimer’s findings on Reddit

Published: Jan 29th, 2018

Visit Drs. Todd Golde and Brenda Moore’s Reddit Science AMA from Jan. 31, where they answered questions about the future of Alzheimer’s research.

DBS surgery

DBS shows promise for select Tourette patients

Published: Jan 16th, 2018

New UF-led worldwide registry shows a 45 percent reduction in tics one year after DBS for patients with Tourette syndrome.

2017 Year in Review: McKnight Brain Institute

Published: Jan 11th, 2018

Read about our faculty and staff’s accomplishments in 2017.